UPDATE: this image is on the Placebo official website, so this comes as even more confirmation. After The Stone Roses, announced officially a while ago, it would seem that we’ll officially have the next Sziget 2012 headliner on Monday. And it’s Placebo, a band that last played Sziget in 2009. The band has announced on their official site that they would announce festival dates for this summer on Monday, the 23rd of January, but according to britishrock.cc, that have uncovered the info on the offficial Placebo site, Sziget is among those dates. We still have to wait for Monday morning for the final confirmation.
What we told you about a couple of days ago has now been officially confirmed by the Sziget organizers on the Sziget Official Facebook - 30 Seconds to Mars will be headlining Sziget Festival 2011. The band that Jared Leto is leading will be playing the Main Stage on Saturday, August 13, at 21:30, replacing Amy Winehouse.
Sziget 2011 headliner Amy Winehouse has decided to actually go to rehab, in order to get prepared for her summer gigs, according to this news article on Gigwise. This should calm down fans that were concerned about her well-being..
Iron Maiden, one of the headliners of this year's Sziget Festival, has released the "Final Frontier" teaser online recently. They also announce that the video will be available on July 13. These things are just to keep you busy until we meet in front of the main stage at the Maiden show. Until then, enjoy the teaser below.
An update on the Muse official site points out some rather interesting information (thanks mellowmaniac!). According to this update, Muse will be playing Sziget 2010 on August 15th, which is Sunday. That means the Sziget week-end schedule for the Main Stage is starting to take shape!
Iron Maiden has posted the Sziget 2010 date on their official website. According to the "Tour Dates" section on the Iron Maiden official site, they will play Sziget on August 14. This might be important news for people that only want to come to Sziget for the week-end. That's because they'll be the main act for this Sziget's Saturday night.
Blink 182 have reunited and have already announced the fact that they will play some large European festivals in the summer of 2010. Among them will be Sziget 2010, rumors say. Mark Hoppus said: "Yes indeed!! I have been asked to announce that blink-182 are once again heading back over â€œthe pondâ€ for a few weeks of touring in Europe during the summer of 2010. Exact dates and schedules are going to be released over the next couple of months by the promoters, as well as on blink182.com and our other affiliated sites. Weâ€™re very excited to get back on the road
Disco Ensemble, the Finnish punk sensation that will play Sziget Festival 2009's Main Stage on August 16, have just released a video for their song "Back on the MF Street", off the newly released EP of the same name. You can watch the video below. The band are in full form as they embarked on a huge summer tour, that will culminate with their performance at Sziget 2009.
...and it's not the song "Surprise, You're Dead". Faith No More are offering quite a few interesting set on their live set for this tour. But maybe the most interesting one, that the've already offered to people seeing them this summer, is the one you can watch below.
Last year we've seen Iron Maiden on Zero Day. Who do you think the Zero-Day band will be this year? Will it be Metallica (they have a festival tour in Europe this summer), Green Day (they will announce their tour dates soon) or another big name? The Prodigy will also tour this summer, supporting their new album. You can leave your opinions as a comment to this post or via the contact page!