Band join Arctic Monkeys and Strokes at top of bill


Arcade Fire have joined the line-up for next year’s Benicassim festival in Spain.

The Montreal outfit are now the fifth band to announce they’ll play at the Spanish festival, with Arctic Monkeys, Portishead, The Strokes and Primal Scream already on the bill.

Benicassim takes place on July 14-17 next year.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now. To check the availability of Benicassim tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Arcade Fire are currently finishing up their UK and Irish arena tour, with dates in Manchester and Glasgow this weekend (December 11-12).