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Slipknot to broadcast their Sonisphere set live on the web

by Lara Cullen. Published Thu 07 Jul 2011 20:50, last updated: 08/07/11

As we ready pack our tents for Sonisphere UK 2011, Slipknot have announced a special real-time webcast of their Knebworth performance via their website, Slipknot1.com will take place during their headline set at 9PM (GMT) on Sunday.

The webcasting of SLIPKNOT’s historic Sunday night headline set live across the world from KNEBWORTH, will go out live on Slipknot1.com as well as Sonispherefestivals.com.

Set to be an epic and emotional occasion, this highly anticipated show will mark the band’s first appearance in the UK in over two years and their first British performance without founding member Paul Gray, who tragically passed away last year.

Slipknot habe released a statement about the performance: “England has always been a special place for this band from the very beginning.

"We can’t think of a better way to culminate our celebration of Paul’s life than to share it with the Maggots at Knebworth and the millions more watching around the world. This is not to be missed."

Festival producer Stuart Galbraith said: "This is the first time Sonisphere Festival has been transmitted live across the web and represents yet another major stride in its commitment to harnessing the power of the internet to engage with the rock audience at large across the planet.

"Given that this is going to be such an important event for Slipknot fans the world over, we felt it only right to allow them all to share in what is set to be a historic experience, wherever they are."

To tune in click to http://www.slipknot1.com

We will be at Sonisphere all weekend bringing you updates and pictures from the festival.



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