While future of the Knebworth Sonisphere festival looked uncertain after being cancelled for two years in a row, the 2014 event is shaping up to be the year's hot festival ticket. As NME reports, the festival has confirmed that Alice in Chains, Airbourne, Mastodon and Slayer will be amongst the acts on a bill that already includes Metallica, Iron Maiden and the Prodigy.
Alice in Chains frontman William DuVall has issued the following statement about the festival:
"We're very excited to be playing once again at Sonisphere, particularly as this year has us joining our longtime friends in Metallica. It should be a fun ride for everyone - both on and off the stage."
Sonisphere takes place in Knebworth Park between July 4th and 6th. Early Bird tickets are currently on sale for £170.
So far, the line-up is as follows:
Alice In Chains