'The Big 4' UK appearance

Metallica have been announced for the Sonisphere festival alongside Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax for the first UK appearance of 'The Big 4' line-up.

'The Big 4' line-up of bands first took place last Summer and quickly proved to be the dream ticket of Metal and rock fans.

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich explains, “As soon as the Big 4 gigs started rolling across Sonisphere Festivals in Eastern Europe last summer, we all felt we were part of something special. The vibe within the bands was more than anyone had anticipated and the vibe with the fans was so next level, it completely blew our minds . . . there was no way this should not happen again!!! So I am beyond psyched that the first Big 4 show in Western Europe will take place on the hallowed grounds of Knebworth, where so many unique and special gigs have happened over the years. There is simply no better venue for a European round two of the Big 4!! Put your dancing shoes on, this is gonna be fun!”

The Sonisphere festival takes place at Knebworth House from the 8th-10th July 2011 with The Big 4 line-up set to appear on the first night, Scottish rock trio Biffy Clyro headline the second and Slipknot headline the third night.

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