Placebo to headline Pukkelpop

Placebo have been confirmed as the third headliners for this summer's Pukkelpop festival in Belgium.

The British trio, who are set to top the bill on the Friday (21 August) will be joine by Josh Holme's latest escapade, Eagles of Death Metal, Toronto electro-duo MSTRKRFT, The Rifles and De Votchka.

Also newly announced for the weekender are Ladyhawke, Thursday and Luciano presents Aether as well as Bill Callahan, Rival Schools, The Black Angels and Ghinzu.

Things don't stop there with a host of other addition that includes new pop sensation La Roux, The Living End, Gang Gang Dance, Brakes and Future of the Left.

The Big Pink, The Gay Blades, The Virgins, Zebrahead and Hayseed Dixie complete the list of bands set to join previously confirmed headliners Faith No More and Arctic Monkeys.

The likes of N*E*R*D, The Offspring and Kraftwerk also feature on the mighty three day agenda.

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Pukkelpop 2009 is set to take place in Kiewit, right next to the town of Hasselt, Belgium from 20 – 22 August.

Tickets for the festival are on sale priced at €135 for a combiticket (festival pass) and €75 for day tickets.

Both types of passes will give punters access to the campsites. Day ticket holders will be able to camp from the night before their specified day. Combiticket holders will be able to camp as of the day before the festival kicks off.

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