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Tankcsapda @ Sziget 2012

Another name is confirmed, and this time it’s one that usually plays Sziget. We’re talking about legendary Hungarian band Tankcsapda, set to play the Main Stage on August 9, according to the official Sziget site for the UK. The site lists them as playing on Thursday at 19:45, right before Korn. That same site has Friendly Fires moved to the A38, on the same day. (thanks, Balint!)

One month until Sziget 2012!

No news today, just a quick reminder that Sziget 2012 starts in exactly one month from today. In exactly one month, it will be Day –2, the day of the Hungarian song, followed by the Csik Zenekar night on Day –1. And then, it will be Day 0, the metal day, and the full Sziget will be on its way after that, with the whole lineup… Hopefully, this month passes fast!

More Hungarian names

A lot of new Hungarian names have self-confirmed their presence at Sziget 2012. Most of them are names that are known to the Sziget fans. Still, good to know. We’re talking about Zagar – their presence is mentioned on their website. August 12 is the date. Then, Jay Lumen’s MySpace mentions Sziget on August 9. Chris Ronsson also mentions Sziget on August 9 on his Facebook, while Igor Do’urden will be at Sziget on August 10. Last but not least, Sikztah will also play Sziget 2012 on August 10. (thanks go to Rascal!)

Sziget 2012 has a Blues Stage again

A very loved venue is back at Sziget 2012, when we all thought it was gone completely. We're talking about the Blues Stage. The German Sziget Facebook page is even giving away the schedule of the Blues Stage for this year. Here it is, but you can always check it out in our Sziget 2012 line up page. SZIGET BLUES STAGE PROGRAMME 2012 8th of August: 13:00 - Blues Beat Party: Dj.Rasta, Máté Szabi Sub, Boogie & Gravedigger (HUN) 16:30 - Butterfly Effects 18:00 - The Cedric Burnside Project (USA) 19:30 - Pink Freud (PL) 21:30 - Mississippi Big Beat 23:00 - Ferenczi György és a Rackajam 01:00 - Török Ádám+

The new Holland meets Hungary stage

According to, Sziget 2012 will have a new venue, called the Holland meets Hungary stage. The new venue will replace the Dutch meeting point and will feature afternoon readings by Dutch writer Jaap Scholten. The main program, in the evening, will consist (if we get it correctly) of a Jam de la Crème – a jam session featuring artists from bands like The Kyteman Orchestra, Anouk, Di-Rect, Caro Emerald Band, The Deaf, Relax, Tin Men And The Telephone, Soul Sister Dance Revolution, Janne Scrapers, Wired Paradise, the evening, GMB, Doushka, Jungle By Night, Sintiromarus and Hague dj duo Dagga Dagga, joined

Netsky @ Sziget 2012

Another name has been confirmed on a few of the Sziget Facebook sites, including the Sziget Festival Vlanderen one. Netsky will be playing Sziget Festival 2012, and the news is also confirmed in this press release by the Sziget organizers.

Official for Metal Day: Dimmu Borgir, Hammerfall, Moonspell & more!

Great news for metal fans expecting the Metal Day at Sziget 2012! Dimmu Borgir, Hammerfall, Moonspell, Lacuna Coil, Ignite and Superbutt will be playing Sziget! We had already told you about Lacuna Coil playing Sziget Festival 2012 a while ago, and that’s now official. Here’s what the announcement on the Sziget Festival Official Facebook sounds like: Metal Day at Sziget Festival 2012! Metalheads can start up this year’s Sziget Festival with a day in paradise, as Dimmu Borgir, Lacuna Coil, Hammerfall, Moonspell, Ignite and Superbutt will all appear on the dedicated Metal Day of the event on August 7th in Budapest, Hungary. Of course, we

Hot X @ Sziget 2012

Another day, another Hungarian name for Sziget Festival 2012. Hungarian DJ Tibor Horvath (a.k.a. Hot X) is playing Sziget Festival this year. The date is confirmed on his official website.(thanks, Rascal) We’re still waiting for Metal Day names, which are supposed to be coming in the next few days.

Official: Snoop Dogg, Sum 41 & more!

As always, john doe’s suggestions were right. He suggested Snoop Dogg, and we certainly got him in the new official announcement. He’s joined by Sum 41 and a few other interesting acts. We’re talking about Leftfield, SebastiAn (playing A38), Aly and Fila and Lange ft. Betsie Larkin (for the Arena).