The "Other" Sonispheres

Going to one of the Sonisphere festivals happening elsewhere in Europe? Discuss lineups, travel plans, and who's going here
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The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:26 am

So, six or seven other Sonispheres. Where do you think they'll be? Anywhere that'll tempt you in addition to, or even as an alternative to Knebworth?

This year's pair
France (Would be up against a CRAZY Hellfest, it seems)
Spain

Potential Returns
Finland
Poland
Switzerland
Italy
Turkey

Other Past Events
Netherlands
Germany (Too much competition to make a return seem likely)
Sweden
Czech Republic
Greece (Economy too poor to make a return likely)
Romania
India (Little more than a tagline for Metallica's world tour date)

Potential New Lands?
Ireland
Belgium
Russia (Ha)
America (A partnership with Orion, perhaps?)
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Arcane Roots booked: [NEVER.]
Outkast booked: [HAHA, NO.]

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby rockgeek » Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:58 am

I think Poland is on the cards...

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:22 pm

I don't think they'll do one in Ireland. Irish people come to Britain for anything that is good (despite hating Britain :p) .

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:47 pm

Black Wizard wrote:I don't think they'll do one in Ireland. Irish people come to Britain for anything that is good (despite hating Britain :p) .


That was just a random shot in the dark.

I could see maybe, a one dayer with six bands or something, though.
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:52 pm

Probably not worth it.

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby metalicbear » Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:05 pm

I think they will go for the Countries that were a success -

Nailed on -

UK
Spain
Italy

Big possibility -

Poland
Switzerland
Finland

Possible -

Sweden
Czech Republic

Not sure -

France - all depends on whether the Hellfest rumours are true or bullshit.
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:14 pm

Finland was far less of a success in its last year. I'd say that's up in there air. Switzerland and Poland though, I think would be definite returns.
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby lolatheminxx » Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:49 pm

Ireland is a good market for a one day thing, I wouldn't write it off. There's a good metal community here.

I don't actually hate England by the way, your generalisations seem far from warranted most of the time...
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:54 pm

I said Britain, not England. :P And I was joking by the way, hence the attempt at a :P smiley. ;)

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:20 am

Avenged say they'll be back in Barcelona in the Summer. Probably as Sonisphere Spain headliners, I'd assume. http://www.binaural.es/noticias/avenged ... pana-2014/
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:13 am

Avenged Sevenfold to headline Sonisphere UK 2015 then. :P

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby metalicbear » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:41 pm

Sonisphere Germany, didn;t think that would happen again.
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:58 pm

Neither did I. There are so many successful festivals in Germany that cater to similar tastes that I just didn't think there was room in the market for it. Perhaps it'll run this year then only come back occasionally .

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:14 pm

That's Metallica signed on for the full run then.

And yeah, I didn't expect Sonisphere to go back to Germany ether. I guess ticket sales will dictate whether it's there again in 2015 or not, though with Metallica doing Rock am Ring too I can't see them selling out just yet.
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:06 pm

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:18 pm

Sonisphere Italy gets its first announcement at Wednesday, the exact same time as Hellfest's announcement.
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:28 pm

Where are you seeing this? I can't find it on Sonisphere's Twitter or Facebook.

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:30 pm

It's on the page for Sonisphere Italy.

https://www.facebook.com/sonisphereitaly?ref=hl#
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:43 pm

Thanks. Hellfest and Sonisphere Italy will be sharing at least one headliner then. I'm thinking one of Maiden, Sabbath or Metallica will be announcing a string of dates on Wednesday then, perhaps even Knebworth.

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Sat Nov 30, 2013 3:56 pm

Sonisphere Poland.

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:40 pm

It has a Metallica Fansite at the bottom...

EDIT: Dude, check your sources! http://www.deathmagnetic.pl/glory-hole/wyciekl-plakat-polskiej-edycji-sonisphere-festival-2014-fake/

Unfortunately, this is false, but we like it! We assume that the date and place will be more or less as it is on the poster!


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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:53 pm

I'm an IDIOT :mrgreen:
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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:57 pm

Fansite aside it does look legit, but the website is in plain sight!

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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby PurpleDemon » Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:43 pm

Big day tomorrow.





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Re: The "Other" Sonispheres

Postby Black Wizard » Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:49 pm

Poland, Oslo, Helsinki, Rome and Switzerland then to go along with Hamburg. That makes seven in total.

I'm very surprised that Sonisphere Italy will be in Rome considering there's a festival called Rock in Rome that is announcing tomorrow morning. I thought that Sonisphere Italy was usually further north.


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