2011/01/31 Show announcement: Sonisphere Festival, UK! | Pinkerton Diaries

This coming July, Weezer will be playing the Sonisphere Festival which takes place between July 8-10 at Knebworth Park. The Sonisphere Festival is known for its hard rock and metal, so weezer will be playing with the likes of Biffy Clyro, Metallica and Slipknot, Airbourne,Architects and Diamond Head! Fortunately, the metal doth flow mightily in weezer's veins. Weezer plays on Saturday July 9th.

Here's the Sonisphere website, with news, info, and ticket links. Also see NME.COM/TICKETS for tickets.

...and folks, theres a lot more 2011 weezer concert announcements coming soon! Stay tuned!

...Rivers recently posted a video in which he revealed some pages of his colossal new book "The Pinkerton Diaries" which will be out later in '11. He mentions March as the release date, though I havent heard an official confirmation of that yet. "The Pinkerton Diaries" consists of Rivers's compiled journal entries, school papers and letters from 1994–1997, and will come packaged with his latest installment of home recordings, "Alone III", which reveals even more of the Songs From The Black H*** demos as well as other cool unheard tracks, many (most?) of which are complimentary to the time period of the book.

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Comment by Samuel kelton on February 15, 2011 at 6:39pm

When can we pre-order the diaries?

Comment by Filip Coemans on February 4, 2011 at 5:11pm

Please come to Rock Werchter!!!!!

Comment by Vicki Prior on February 3, 2011 at 7:58am

Sonisphere!!!!!!! Wooohhooooo!!!

 

At last i get to see my beloved Weezer live!! ;-) xxx

Comment by rwaeceezcearr on February 2, 2011 at 7:42pm
Holes?
Comment by rwaeceezcearr on February 2, 2011 at 7:42pm
LOL. H***.

Comment by Mike Small (Smalls) on February 2, 2011 at 6:03pm
Songs of the Black H***? Is h*** a swear word?
Comment by AvocadoFox on February 2, 2011 at 3:20am
Gutted I can't go to Sonisphere this year, I'm glad for all the other UK based weezer fans that'll get to see them out of this though. I hope they couple this with a UK tour although if that was also in July it would totally suck cause I can't do anything during July this year :(
Comment by Kelly Danielson on February 1, 2011 at 1:04pm
i will abosolutley get the pinkerton diaries
Comment by gdwezrftw on February 1, 2011 at 11:02am

please play a show in ireland, u guys havnt been here in years. :)

Comment by Callum.ws on February 1, 2011 at 10:41am

Yesssssssss!

Does this mean there's a possibility of some more UK shows around the same time?

Or any more festival appearances this summer in Europe? Reading again, please?! or Benicassim in Spain, which i'm going to this year for the first time! That's the week after Soni. That'd be incredible.

 

If there is going to be some UK shows, I hope they aren't from the 11th to 18th, when i'm at Beni :|

 

Don't worry i'll work something out, ha. I will see you again this summer!!

We wait 5 years, and then get you twice within the space of a year! What a dream

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