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Sonisphere Festival 2010: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

August 6th, 2010

It’s time for another Thrash Hits festival splash page – and this time it’s for Sonisphere! All of our Sonisphere Festival 2010 coverage from the weekend will be linked to on this here post, so make sure you bookmark it as it’s all you’re going to need need. That means individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and maybe even some reviews), all the dodgy rumours and salacious gossip we overhear, and every lewd photo of fit girls frolicking about at Knebworth we can rustle up will be here.

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Iron Maiden and Rammstein to headline Sonisphere Festival 2010

December 8th, 2009

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So, following Iron Maiden’s all-but-announced confirmation that they’re headlining at Sonisphere 2010, we thought we’d just let slip we’ve heard from a Very Reliable Source that Rammstein will be the other headliner at Knebworth next summer. Considering both names have been touted for months, it’s hardly a big scoop, but what is interesting are some of the other names and nuggets of gossip our sources have given us.

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Iggy Pop collaborates with Asian Dub Foundation

August 14th, 2008

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Asian Dub Foundation are to release their sixth album, Punkara on 6 October 2008 through Naïve Records.

The London fusion specialists have always mixed rock and dub and hip hop but Punkara sees them mixing punk and bhangra. They’ve fusion mixed the words together as well as the music.

The perfect example of this mix is found on ‘No Fun’ which features the original garage punk, Iggy Pop. He reckons ADF are the best band he’s seen in 30 years. Ok.

When the band was recording ‘No Fun’ Steve ‘Chandrasonic’ Savale told their Punjabi vocalist, Sups to, “imagine if you were your Dad drunk on whiskey.” We always do.

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Asian Dub Foundation – Punkara tracklisting
‘Super Power’
‘Burning Fence’
‘No Fun’
‘Speed Of Light’
‘Ease Up Cesar’
‘S.O.C.A.’
‘Target Practice’
‘Living Under The Radar (Ghost Plane)’
‘Altered Statesmen’
‘Bride Of Punkara’
‘Stop The Bleeding’
‘Awake / Asleep’

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