Drenge, London Grammar, Bring Me The Horizon to play SXSW 2014

The first round of bands for next year's festival in Austin, Texas have been revealed

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Photo: Jenn Five/NME
The first round of bands for next year's SXSW festival in Austin, Texas have been announced.

Drenge - pictured above -, London Grammar and Bring Me The Horizon are amongst the first wave of bands to be confirmed for the event, which will take place in various venues across the city from March 7-16, 2014.

Other artists include Avi Buffalo, DeLorean, Eliza Doolittle, Lovely Bad Things, Jessica Lea Mayfield, NO, Pure Love, Royal Canoe, Savoir Adore, Jack Savoretti and Urge Overkill. For a full list of names, visit SXSW.com. More bands will be announced in the coming months.

Keynote speakers for the festival's film and interactive wings have also been revealed, with Lena Dunham of HBO's Girls and Adam Savage of the Discovery Channel both talking at the event.

This year's SXSW saw performances from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Haim, Alt-J, Vampire Weekend and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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