It's all official now - as revealed by MetalTalk yesterday, Aerosmith are playing the London Calling festival which is to be held at it's new site in Clapham Common between the 27-29th of June. Aerosmith will play the Saturday night, June 28th.
Also announced today are the mighty Thunder, along with Joe Bonamassa. Thunder will also play the Saturday night.
London Calling will replace the Hard Rock Calling festival which has changed it's name since the burger chain dropped it's sponsorship. Live Nation decided to move from Hyde Park to Clapham Common after complaints about the noise levels from local residents in central London. Article continues below...
The London Evening Standard's City Spy understand that Eric Clapton and John Mayer have also been tapped up to headline the shows. 45,000 fans are expected to turn up for each day.
Thunder have made the following statement:
"Some of you guessed it, some didn't.
"Thunder has been asked to join Aerosmith, Joe Bonamassa and Walking Papers at the Calling Festival on Clapham Common, London, on June 28th. We're really quite excited about this, and we're told more bands will be announced soon.
"Tickets will go on pre-sale to Live Nation subscribers at 9am this Thursday March 6th, and they will go on sale to everyone else at the same time on Friday March 7th.
"We'll post a link to buy tickets when we get it.
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