The Killers to headline Oxegen Festival

As predicted, The Killers have been confirmed as the third headliner for this year's Oxegen festival.

The Las Vegas quartet will join Snow Patrol and Kings Of Leon at the top of the bill, the latter headlining for a second consecutive year.

Recently reformed Britpoppers Blur are also set to play the festival, which was voted the Best European Festival at the UK Festival Awards.

Razorlight, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Pete Doherty and Elbow are also performing at the Irish event alongside The Ting Tings, White Lies and Katy Perry.

Click here for the latest Oxegen line-up.

Oxegen 2009 will take place at Punchestown Racecourse, County Kildare from 10-12 July.

Tickets go on general release on Friday 6 March at 8am.

However those registered on the official website can take advantage of an exclusive pre-sale from Wednesday 25 February.

Visit the official site here.