Belle & Sebastian pull T In The Park slot

But more new names are added

Belle & Sebastian have pulled out of this year’s T In The Park.

The Scottish band were due to make their first appearance at the bash on July 8, but have pulled out due to “unforeseen travel difficulties”, according to the festival’s official website.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who are to headline the 2006 event.

New names joining the bill include Editors, Eels and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.

So far the following bands have been confirmed for this year’s sold-out bash:

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Eels

Editors

Ben Harper

Placebo

Paul Weller

Goldfrapp

The Feeling

The Kooks

The Go! Team

The Charlatans

Manu Chao

The Strokes

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Franz Ferdinand

The Who

Arctic Monkeys

Kaiser Chiefs

Sigur Ros

The Ordinary Boys

Primal Scream

Damian Marley

Richard Ashcroft

The Magic Numbers

Felix Da Housecat

Slam

The event takes place at Balado, near Kinross between July 8-9.