Evanescence, Incubus, The Darkness, Mastodon and The Blackout are also among the bands to be added to the event's lineup.
Refused will make their first UK appearance in over 10 years, while Marilyn Manson will also play his only UK gig of 2012.
Kiss will headline the festival's opening night, while Faith No More will close proceedings on July 8.
Comedian Tim Minchin, Cypress Hill, Andrew WK, Wolfmother and Within Temptation will also play sets during the weekend.
Tickets for the festival go on sale on Thursday, February 23 at 9am.
The Sonisphere 2012 lineup so far is as follows:
Kiss Queen Faith No More Tim Minchin Andrew WK The Blackout Cypress Hill Evanescence Fields Of The Nephilim Flogging Molly Ghost Gojira I Killed The Prom Queen Incubus Katatonia Lacuna Coil Marilyn Manson Mastodon Refused Switchfoot The Darkness Within Temptation Wolfmother
Watch the video for Faith No More's 'Ashes to Ashes' below: