The folk at High Voltage have finally announced who’s playing where and when at this summer’s most eagerly anticipated new rock and metal fest and the big news is that floaters Heaven & Hell are hitting the main stage on Saturday.
But we might have some even bigger news with a rumour that Joe Elliott’s Mott The Hoople tribute band Down N Outz could be a late addition to Sunday’s bill – watch this space!!
The two-day event in London’s Victoria Park takes place between July 24-25 and features a vast array of classic rock, prog and metal stars across three specialist stages. Saturday headliners are ZZ Top with the reformed ELP closing things up on Sunday. For the full line-up read on…
Saturday July 24
Main Stage: ZZ TOP, HEAVEN & HELL, FOREIGNER, GARY MOORE, THE ANSWER, THE UNION. Prog Stage: TRANSATLANTIC, OPETH, ASIA, DWEEZIL ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA, FOCUS, PENDRAGON, TOUCHSTONE. Metal Hammer: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, ORANGE GOBLIN, BLACK SPIDERS, NEW DEVICE.
Sunday July 25
Main Stage: EMERSON LAKE & PALMER, JOE BONAMASSA, BACHMAN & TURNER, UFO, THE QUIREBOYS. Prog Stage: MARILLION, ARGENT, URIAH HEEP, MAGNUM, STEVE HACKETT, MARTIN TURNER’S WISHBONE ASH, THE REASONING Metal Hammer: DOWN, VENOM, CLUTCH, HIGH ON FIRE, AUDREY HORNE, LETHARGY.