Special guests to The Prodigy, Limp Bizkit, will be their warm up act on the Friday night with an exclusive festival appearance at Sonisphere's celebration of 40 years of festivals.
Continuing to uphold its tradition of keeping the line up wide, varied and with the odd cheeky surprise Chas & Dave are added to the bill. The last time the duo graced the stage at Knebworth was in 1979, opening for Led Zeppelin. Thirty-five years later they said, "We went down well at Knebworth in '79. Not surprised we got a return booking!"
The Prodigy will kick off the weekend with a bang on Friday night followed by Iron Maiden on Saturday night and Metallica closing the festival on Sunday. Also confirmed are Alice in Chains, Ghost, Gojira, Karnivool, and Mastodon all as exclusives, as well as Slayer, and Airbourne.
Many more bands, including two special guests, will be announced shortly.
For the latest line-up details as available please click here.
Tickets are priced at £170 or £205 with camping, plus booking fees. A car parking pass is £18 and a campervan pass is £65.
The festivals is for all ages, under 16s accompanied by an adult 18+. Children under 5 are not advised but will be admitted. The campsite will opens on Thursday 3rd July at 1pm and will close at midday on Monday 7th July with the arena opening at 10am on Friday 4th July.
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