Alex Turner and co set for Irish event

Arctic Monkeys will play a headline slot at next summer’s Oxegen festival in Ireland.

Alex Turner and co, currently working on their fourth album, join Foo Fighters as the only other confirmed acts for the event to date.

Oxegen takes place at Punchestown Racecourse, County Kildare on July 8-10. Last year Arcade Fire, Muse and Eminem headlined.

See Oxegen.ie for more information.

A limited amount of tickets go on sale on tomorrow (December 15) at 9am (GMT), then the rest will go on general sale in March.

To check the availability of Oxegen tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.