Two of the most important bands in the Sziget 2012 lineup so far have posted dates for Sziget on their official sites. Of course, they are in our Sziget 2012 lineup page, that’s constantly updated. According to the official website, Korn will be playing Sziget Festival 2012 on August 9. dEUS will play on August 8, their official website says. (thanks go to ohyeahfestivals)
...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.
According to the Official French Facebook Sziget site, a new act has been confirmed for this year's Sziget Festival. French ska and reggae group Babylon Circus are confirmed to play at the WAN2 stage of this year's festival on August 15.
...at least that's what Hungarian music site Zene.hu says in the article (Hungarian) they published today. Faith No More are listed for the Main Stage, and so are Manic Street Preachers. The article also includes some other new names. One of these is Maximo Park, that our friend Mellowmaniac predicted a while ago. Then, there's Chris Corner's project IAMX, that we also told you about a while ago. Also listed is famous BBC Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong. And it doesn't end here. Life of Agony are also listed to play at this year's Sziget. And some more good news, from the
Szigetnews friend feef. has sent us some very interesting news. He says that he talked to This Will Destroy You and that they told him that they will play at this year's Sziget Festival. They're quite an interesting band. Wikipedia says they play instrumental post-rock, we really don't know if they can be categorized. Anyway, the songs on their MySpace are well worth checking out. Just click here to do that. UPDATE: We've talked to Matthias, from their management, and he says they're not confirmed. Let's hope they do get confirmed, as they're quite an interesting band.
GWAR's management, Issachar Entertainment lists the summer festivals dates for GWAR this year on their website, and Sziget Festival is mentioned. They even give a date - August 13. Looks like there's going to be some serious action on the island, with GWAR there...
As we already suspected, the news that Rise Against won't be at Sziget this year, after all, is now confirmed by our reader tool. He wrote an e-mail to their management, asking about this and the reply he got was the following: They are not coming- it ended up not working out! Sorry, we will be coming there on this album though. On the other hand, our friend Mellowmaniac has a few more line-up ideas for you, based on current tour dates. Let's hear him: Long time no rumoursâ€¦ To heat the Radiohead discussion up: The guys seem to move closer and closer to the
Szigetnews reader Kevin had quite an interesting proposal, in order to make the organizers more aware of what the people that go to Sziget every year want. Here's what he suggested: Let's do a little survey. Everyone give 3 names that you want to see at sziget the most (and that are possible at sziget dates). I'll start. My first name is Metallica, I know that they said that their European tour is over before Sziget but they don't have any plans for that time so I still have some hope. My second name is Limp Bizkit- I don't know why, I
Boy, do we have great news for you today! The official Hungarian Sziget site has confirmed quite a few important acts for this year's Sziget Festival. Here we go, then. First of all, The Prodigy will present their new album, "Invaders Must Die", at this year's Sziget Festival. So will Placebo, you'll get to hear "The Battle For The Sun" first hand. The Party Arena will be very animated this year, too, as Armin van Buuren will be making you all dance. Pendulum (that Szigetnews told you about first) are also 100% confirmed, so is DJ Norman Cook, a.k.a. Fatboy Slim. The
We've said it before, and we'll say it as many times as possible - the Szigetnews readers are the best. This time it's Szigetnews reader Mussi that found some very interesting rumors on the Guano Apes message boards. We all knew the band has reunited for a few festival appearances this summer, but what you didn't know is that there are quite a few chances for Sziget Festival to be among these appearances.The news comes from a user's friend, that organizes concerts in Budapest, apparently. Guano Apes have already confirmed Nova Rock and Benatska Noc Festivals. We'll keep you posted as we