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July 6th, 2014

Sonisphere Festival 2014 Thrash Hits

You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive coverage of Sonisphere Festival 2014 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!

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Metallica @ Sonisphere Festival – 06 July 2014

July 6th, 2014

Metallica at Sonisphere 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

f you were going to pick one band to headline the final night of Sonisphere Festival’s triumphant return to the UK, it was going to be Metallica, wasn’t it? This band have been one of the driving forces behind Sonisphere all over Europe, so it was only fitting that they were the last band to take to the main stage at Knebworth park this weekend.

Metallica By Request @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
Battery
Master of Puppets
Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Ride the Lightning
The Unforgiven
Fuel
Lords of Summer
Sad But True
Fade to Black
Creeping Death
One
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Blackened
Nothing Else Matters
Enter Sandman

Whiskey in the Jar
…And Justice for All
(Vote of the Day)
Seek & Destroy

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Dream Theater @ Sonisphere Festival – 06 July 2014

July 6th, 2014

Dream Theater at Sonisphere 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

Look how bloody pleased James LaBrie is on the Saturn Stage at Sonisphere Festival 2014! Hasn’t somebody told him that being in a prog band is serious business?!?

Dream Theater @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
The Enemy Inside
The Mirror
Lie
On the Backs of Angels
The Looking Glass
Along for the Ride
Overture 1928
Strange Déjà Vu
Pull Me Under

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Mastodon @ Sonisphere Festival – 06 July 2014

July 6th, 2014

Mastodon at Sonisphere 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

Having just scored their best ever chart placing with the release of new album Once More ‘Round The Sun, Mastodon were in high spirits when they took to the Apollo Stage at Sonisphere Festival 2014. Have the band finally decided to ditch Leviathan-era material from their setlists altogether? We really hope not.

Mastodon @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
Oblivion
The Motherload
Blasteroid
Black Tongue
Divinations
Crystal Skull
Megalodon
Chimes at Midnight
High Road
Aqua Dementia

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The Bronx @ Sonisphere Festival – 06 July 2014

July 6th, 2014

The Bronx at Sonisphere 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

If you were going to pick one band to headline the final night of Sonisphere Festival’s triumphant return to the UK, it was going to be Metallica, wasn’t it? This band have been one of the driving forces behind Sonisphere all over Europe, so it was only fitting that they were the last band to take to the main stage at Knebworth park this weekend.

The Bronx @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
Kill My Friends
History’s Stranglers
Inveigh
White Tar
Too Many Devils
Pilot Light
Knifeman
Ribcage
Around the Horn
Shitty Future
Heart Attack American

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Iron Maiden @ Sonisphere Festival – 05 July 2014

July 5th, 2014

Iron Maiden at Sonisphere Festival 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

The last time Iron Maiden played Sonisphere, their set was chock-a-block with tracks from their latest album. It was a bit of a flop. This time? NOTHING BUT HITS.

Iron Maiden @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
Moonchild
Can I Play with Madness
The Prisoner
2 Minutes to Midnight
Revelations
The Trooper
The Number of the Beast
Phantom of the Opera
Run to the Hills
Wasted Years
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Fear of the Dark
Iron Maiden

Aces High
The Evil That Men Do
Sanctuary

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Deftones @ Sonisphere Festival – 05 July 2014

July 5th, 2014

Deftones at Sonisphere Festival 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

Chino Moreno led Deftones to one of Sonisphere Festival 2014’s most memorable sets – the sun setting behind the stage was just perfect. A+.

Deftones @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
Diamond Eyes
Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)
My Own Summer (Shove It)
Tempest
Swerve City
Feiticeira
Digital Bath
Poltergeist
Rosemary
Rocket Skates
Change (In the House of Flies)
Headup
Root
7 Words

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Slayer @ Sonisphere Festival – 05 July 2014

July 5th, 2014

Slayer at Sonisphere Festival 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

There is a reason why Slayer are still the kings of thrash. When everyone else changed to chase trends, they stayed as Slayer. When people tried new things, they stayed as Slayer. They are Slayer, and all of Sonisphere Festival 2014 is thankful for that fact.

Slayer @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
Hell Awaits
The Antichrist
Hate Worldwide
Mandatory Suicide
Captor of Sin
War Ensemble
Disciple
Seasons in the Abyss
Dead Skin Mask
Raining Blood
Black Magic

South of Heaven
Angel of Death

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Anthrax @ Sonisphere Festival – 05 July 2014

July 5th, 2014

Anthrax at Sonisphere Festival 2014 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

Anthrax played two sets at Sonisphere Festival 2014 (the first being a special Among the Living set in the Bohemia tent), but their main stage set on the Apollo Stage is what our man Gary Wolstenholme took snaps of. Take a look.

Anthrax @ Sonisphere Festival 2014 setlist:
I Am the Law
Fight ‘Em ‘Til You Can’t
Got the Time
Hymn 1
In the End
Deathrider
Indians
Antisocial

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