Sonisphere 2012 cancelled?

Reports are circulating regarding the status of the 2012 Sonisphere Festival.

According to the official Queen website, the UK event which was due to be held at Knebworth Park this coming July, has been cancelled.

At the time of writing, the leaked news has been removed from and there has been no official statement from the festival organisers.

Faith No More and KISS were also due to headline the festival. It would have been Faith No More’s first UK appearance since headlining the Reading/Leeds festival in August 2009. It is unknown whether in the event of cancellation the band intend to reschedule their UK visit.

Other acts scheduled to appear included Marilyn Manson, Incubus, Cypress Hill, Within Temptation, Tim Minchin and Lacuna Coil.