This year's Summer Sonic Rock Festival begins today.
Summer Sonic 2013 takes place from August 10-11 Saturday and Sunday in Tokyo and Osaka and will feature acts including Metallica, Linkin Park, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, Stereophonics, Beady Eye featuring Liam Gallagher, Muse, The Pillows and The Black Horn. Sonic Mania kicked off at Makuhari Messe yesterday.
The Tokyo venue is Makuhari Messe and QVC Marine Field (Kaihin-Makuhari Station on the Keiyo Line), while the Osaka leg of the festival is held at Maishima Summer Sonic (Cosmo Square Station; then shuttle bus).
Full details and ticket prices can be found on the Summer Sonic website. Tickets have sold out for the Tokyo leg but are available in Osaka where a 1 day ticket is 13,000 yen and a 2 day ticket is 23,000 yen.
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