Sonisphere 2012 festival cancelled, say Queen
Published Mar 28 2012, 20:08 BST
By Paul Millar
This year's Sonisphere festival has reportedly been cancelled.
announced on their website that the event - set to take place at Knebworth Park, Stevenage on the weekend of July 6 - will now not go ahead.
"It is with very heavy hearts and much regret that we announce the cancellation of Sonisphere Knebworth 2012," the statement on QueenOnline
Organisers are yet to confirm the news officially, while BBC's Newsbeat
understands that an official confirmation will be released tomorrow.American Idol
's 2009 contestant and 'For Your Entertainment' singer Adam Lambert was due to headline the Saturday evening with Queen legends
, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor.
The Darkness, Kiss, Faith No More, Incubus, Marilyn Manson and comedian Tim Minchin were among the names also set to appear
at the festival.
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