Sonisphere 2014 Knebworth festival pictures

Metallica on the main stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park on the Sunday [Picture: Sonisphere]

Metallica on the main stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park on the Sunday [Picture: Sonisphere]

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Sonisphere returned to Knebworth Park over the weekend with more than 50,000 rock and metal fans attending the 2014 festival.

Metallica headlined the main stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park on the Sunday [Picture: Sonisphere]Metallica headlined the main stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park on the Sunday [Picture: Sonisphere]

Back in the UK following a two-year hiatus, the international touring festival helped celebrate 40 years of music at Knebworth House.

The Prodigy headlined the opening Friday night at the historic music venue, with Gary Numan and Limp Bizkit also appearing.

British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden topped the bill on Saturday, with the line-up also including Slayer, Frank Turner and Deftones.

Thrash metal veterans Metallica closed the main Apollo Stage on Sunday night with an awesome set just a week after their headline performance on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage.

Keith Flint on stage at Sonisphere 2014 during The Prodigy's Friday night headline show at Knebworth Park [Picture: PG Brunelli]Keith Flint on stage at Sonisphere 2014 during The Prodigy's Friday night headline show at Knebworth Park [Picture: PG Brunelli]

To see pictures of all three days at Sonisphere, click on the links below.

* Pictures of Friday

* Pictures of Saturday

* Pictures of Sunday

* For the latest festival news, visit the Welwyn Hatfield Times’ Sonisphere Festival section here.

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