This very busy day continues with even more news. One of the contributors of our friends at the German Sziget board has noticed a rather interesting reply to a comment on the official Rotfront Facebook. When asked whether they would come to Sziget this year, the answer from the band (in German) was “most likely”, as you can see below. Hopefully, this confirms.
Madness is set to return to Sziget, after the excellent performance in 2007, according to an article on website quart.hu, that you can check out here (it's in Hungarian). According to that same article, Madness would play Sziget on the next day after the Bob Marley celebration, so that would make it an August 11 performance. Nothing on the Madness website, MySpace or Facebook yet. Let's see if this gets confirmed soon. (thanks, Blaz!)
...or just an April Fools' joke? The Sziget Festival Last.fm page lists Metallica for Sziget Festival 2009, but we don't know what to believe just yet. We'll just have to wait for an official confirmation and see... They are available during that time, according to their official site, so who knows? Still, just a joke, probably... Later edit: as we suspected, just a joke. But who knows, it just might come true...
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