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Nine More Bands Confirmed For Sonisphere U.K. 2011

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The organizers of the British leg of the Sonisphere Festival have confirmed a further nine bands for the event, which include Limp Bizkit, Gojira, Volbeat, Protest The Hero, Kids In Glass Houses, Gallows, One Minute Silence, Inme, and The Sisters Of Mercy. The event will be held at Knebworth from July 8th - 10th and will feature the following lineup:

Metallica
Megadeth
Anthrax
Slayer
Slipknot
Diamond Head
Biffy Clyro
Weezer
Airbourne
Limp Bizkit
Motorhead
Mastodon
Inme
The Sisters Of Mercy
Gallows
In Flames
Gojira
Volbeat
Architects
Kids In Glass Houses
Protest The Hero
One Minute Silence
Parkway Drive

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1. R Tenney writes:

I fully expect you UK metal fans to piss bottle Limp Biscuit. Flip em off and call em a bunch of wankas @ tossers! They're spoiling a perfectly good show 4 you.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 11:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Blindgreed1 writes:

I know a certain staff writer that will be up front throwing the devil horns during their set.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 11:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Diamond Oz writes:

Actually they have a bit of a following here, mostly for nostalgia factor though.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 11:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. R Tenney writes:

Aah come on ! Thousands of bottles of piss. Drivem offstage I want to watch that sh** on u tube and laugh my a$$ off! Fuggin wankas! BTW Gojira will crush u all with they're heaviness. Wish I had the bucks 2 make it to G Britain 4 this.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 12:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Why do you assume all British people walk around calling everyone and everything wankers?

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 12:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. R Tenney writes:

Sorry oz. My kin got on a wooden boat in 1636 in Liverpool and landed in Salem Mass in 1637. I'm quite removed from my roots I have to admit. U can trace my last name 2 Lincolnshire and Hull upon Trent. No offense sir!

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

No worries, just felt I had to say something because you were getting a little carried away lol. Either way, LB played Sonisphere in 2009 with no problems, but if you want to see a crap band get there dues, check this out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YHLPjEQL0A

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 1:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. R Tenney writes:

Were good. No offense and I certainly wasn't making light of British behavior. I actually love it! My mother by the way came from loyalist N Ireland and her kin first brought the potato to the new world in early 1800s.her kin were part of Cromwells plantations. We are all good dude ! I especially loved seeing 50 cent piss bottled at download I believe it was.Sorry I just hate rap metal and hip hop. No offense.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 1:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Diamond Oz writes:

Lol it's cool man don't worry about it. Did you see the video of Trivium getting a bottle of piss thrown at them while they supported Iron Maiden? I was at that gig ;)

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 1:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. R Tenney writes:

Trivium are a young band from Florida who has tried to copy old school Metallica with out much success ! Good u UK Fans saw thru that sh**. That's what I respect about u all. U read thru the BS and u respond in kind! Here in N. A. We get sh** fests @ we accept it ! We should start piss bottling some of the weak sh** we have 2 suffer through. Hate 2 open for maiden though! No can win!

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 2:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. btbamfav20 writes:

Why would you throw piss? that will make the next bands after them have a very unhappy performance. Nothing like screaming into a mic covered in piss, or getting pissrocuted :P
Its not a bad lineup, theres definitely the spots in the line-up that i'd go drink...

NP: Swallowing Everything - Helmet

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 2:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. n0thinghead writes:

looks like a rlly badass festival. certainly better than gayhem >.>

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 5:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Blindgreed1 writes:

I've thrown bottles of piss before and I don't live in the UK. Where are you from Tenney?

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 5:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. R Tenney writes:

I live in the live free or die state New Hampshire! I'm from Massachusetts

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Blindgreed1 writes:

I guess they do things differently there. Down here in the SW we throw piss bottles all of the time. There's an art to it though. You've got to get enough rpm's on the bottle and enough lift to make it to the stage so's you don't splatter the big fvckers in the pit. I don't know how it works up there but down here they won't let you have lids to the bottles.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 5:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. R Tenney writes:

Lemme guess nothinghead your Aussie right? New Zealand?

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 5:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. R Tenney writes:

Sorry nothinghead. I'm answering to Blindgereed. What fests my friend have u attended in SW. I'm not sure where u even from are u from Texas or O k ?

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. R Tenney writes:

And by the way I'm one of those big f***ers u don't wanna hit. Six two two hundred and sixty pounds.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. RTB writes:

Hate to be a killjoy, and i know this is all schtic, but no band deserves sh!t tossed at them at a show...middle fingers, boos and jeers sure but not eggs, tomatos or gobstoppers ala paul allender....

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. hellrat writes:

now hold the dang horses there big buddy!

n'head ain't no kiwi...nor is he from oz

and blind sure as hell ain't a damn okie or a tex

i once knew a woodchuck from NH that was ma$$hole bred, but his name wasn't Tenney, it was Puddinhead

i do think piss bottles are much too innocuous for the chubby cracker....nah, the Limeys should flat out fvcking crucify that goddamned twit

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. hellrat writes:

RT, you are such a goddamned prude!

:)

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. R Tenney writes:

That's what I like about ya HR. Your a funny bastuhd. Sorry my accent dude. Were all good.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. RTB writes:

I thought i heard a horse ride in, what up.cowboy
prude, ya sorry, its a politically correct term.for being a fag...thanks for being nice bro
only group i'd throw crap at would be the costa rican national team (soccer team) for throwing sh!t at our team back in 97 i believe...batteries, coins, and animal excreations and blood...and ive been.f@ck costa rica ever since.....thank you

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. RTB writes:

Yo rat, how about a little motorhead on march 12 in LA?
Hit me up

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. hellrat writes:

can't do the 'Head brother....gotta do sheep survey that week on a desert herd we're opening next year in NM

BUT, how bout Amon Amarth on Easter in jollywood???

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. RTB writes:

Dude id planned on going to that beauty
ill hit u up later on..
Again if it werent for nhl hockey and college football, id have migrated to the UK years ago...all these great shows...

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 6:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. R Tenney writes:

Speaking of Limeys mates ill be seeing Motorhead and Clutch in Bahhston M a March 1

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 7:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. RTB writes:

Itll be my 1st motorhead show...looking foward.to it

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 7:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. R Tenney writes:

RTB your in for a treat. That Limey Lemmy puts on a great show dude. Saw them at the Channel in Boston in 86 on Orgasmatron tour. See them when ever I can at this point. Seeing them March 1 in Boston with Clutch.

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 8:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. RTB writes:

I just saw the lemmy documentry, and it spured me to go see them...dude is a freak of nature..cheers TENNEY

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 8:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. ATDAWNTHEYSLEEP writes:

Weezer.........how did that happen??

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 8:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. TheIronMan writes:

I just about killed myself after seeing that lineup.

I hate China :(

# Feb 14, 2011 @ 10:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ that sux TIM lol probably only place in the world that's worse of a metal concert place than here...

which, btw Tenney, i'm here (born, raised, and live) in Miami, FL >.> worst place in the US to be a metalhead -.- only festivals i even HAVE to look forward to are warped tour (eewww ::shivers::) and Gayhem (mayhem, but with this yr.'s headliners [disterd and cumsmack], i refuse to call it that) =\ terrible, i know.

HR: surprisingly, AA's coming down for me man. so stoked for that sh**. idgaf if i go alone, i'm seeing amon amarth, and what better show to be my 1st seeing them than having them do 2 sets. viking metal \m/

# Feb 15, 2011 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. R Tenney writes:

Nothinghead my comments were mistakenly towards u. Sorry 4 mistake. As far as fests in USA they all blow. Would love to take a summer off and hit up all Euro metal fests. As far as Miami metal u still got all the old school Florida DM bands to the north of you. I'm going to that Amon Amarth show too in Boston May 6. That's what I love about northeast. Small states short travel times. U definitely will love AAmarth

# Feb 15, 2011 @ 2:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. n0thinghead writes:

fvcksters yeah!!! \m/

but i'm not rlly into pure death metal, especially traditional. but i have been gradually getting interested in more modern dm but technical tho, and of course, my fav, progressive (also love groove metal). and i'm rlly into polyrhythms too. i've gotten into "djent" lmao

# Feb 15, 2011 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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