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Metallica & Mastodon For New Knebworth
The Quietus , February 9th, 2009 10:06

Watch laughing Lars speak about the bash

Metallica, Mastodon and Linkin Park will be playing a touring festival this summer that's set to make a stop-off at Knebworth in Hertfordshire.

Sonisphere will maraud around the European continent before setting up at Knebworth on the weekend of August 1st and 2nd. Although there are two stages, organisers are promising that no two bands will be on at the same time so that fans can see every act playing. Expect to be crushed by surging hordes of Home Counties metal youth.

Thanks to our pals at Thrash Hits for point us the way of Metallica's Lars Ulrich waffling on about how he could think of no other way he'd rather spend his summer than wandering around Europe dealing with bottles of piss. We want a pound for every time he says "vibe: