While She Sleeps confirmed for Sonisphere Festival

By Patrick McPartlin

Up-and-coming UK metallers While She Sleeps are the latest band to be confirmed for this year’s Sonisphere Festival, taking place July 8-10 at Knebworth House. The Sheffield quintet will join bands such as Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax and many more established and fledgling rock and metal acts at the British leg of the Festival.

This is the latest in a number of recent festival announcements, as the band have already been added to the line-ups of the Slam Dunk Festival, the Make a Scene festival and the Hevy Music Festival.

The Make a Scene Festival will be held at Teesside Student Union on June 25th, 2011. The headliners are yet to be confirmed, but the day consists of 50 bands across six stages, including Lower Than Atlantis, My Passion, Exit Ten, and many more to be announced in the following weeks.

The Slam Dunk festival is taking place at Leeds University on Saturday May 28th 2011, and Hatfield University the following day on May 29th, with bands such as Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish and 3OH!3 confirmed for both days.

Hevy Fest is scheduled to take place between August 5-8 of this year, at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, with Four Year Strong, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Funeral for a Friend and Architects amongst those confirmed, with many more to follow.

Check out While She Sleeps latest single off their upcoming album below.

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