According to the official Queen website, this year’s Sonisphere festival has been cancelled. Queen were due to appear at the festival with a guest vocalist, American Idol winner Adam Lambert.
Also on the bill were Incubus, Flogging Molly, Marilyn Manson, Cypress Hill, Faith No More, Refused, Ghost and The Blackout. Organisers have yet to confirm the cancellation officially but a statement is due imminently. A post on queenonline.com quoted the band as saying: “It is with very heavy hearts and much regret that we announce the cancellation of Sonisphere Knebworth 2012.”
The festival was due to take place at Knebworth House, Stevenage, on 6-8 July 2012.