The rappers make their first British appearance in three years...

PUBLIC ENEMY are to play the 2003 ALL TOMORROW’S PARTIES festival in the UK. .

The rap legends will play the Autechre-curated event on April 4 , their first UK appearance since 2000’s Essential Festival.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Aphex Twin, Shellac and Autechre were among the first acts to be announced for the event.

While the UK event will revert to its original format of taking place over one weekend, having been extended to two last year, festival organisers plan to extend its presence in the USA next year, with ‘The Simpsons’’ creator Matt Groening curating ATP in Los Angeles and Stephen Malkmus overseeing the event in New York. Last year saw the inaugural American event in Los Angeles. Details of who will appear next year are yet to be announced.

At the Camber Sands event, which runs from April 4 – 6, the acts already announced are:

A Guy Called Gerald

Aphex Twin

Baby Ford

Ned Beckett

Mark Broom

Cannibal Ox

Carl Craig

Coil

Drexicyan

DJ Stingray

Disjecta

Earth

EL-P

The Fall

Farmersmanual

G-Man

Russell Haswell

Thirstin Howl Iii

Hecker,

Kool Keith + Kutmaster Kurt

Lfo

The Magic Band

Graham Massey

Mira Calix,

Jim O’rourke

O.S.T

Andrea Parker

Bernard Parmegiani -Perfoming De Natura

Sonorum

Pita

Req

Rhythm And Sound (Dj Set)

Curtis Roads

Anthony ‘Shake’

Shakir

Sluta Leta

Snd

Sonic Sum

Stasis

Sunn

Surgeon Yasunao

Tone

Venetian Snares

Zoviet France

Additionally the following will appear in the Skam Records Room:

Gescom

Bola

Team Doyobi

Meam

Push Button Objects

Wevie Stonder

Freeform

Tatamax

Quinoline Yellow

Alder and Elius

Made

NMB Allstars

MR 76

ZK

Skam DJ’s

DJ Woody

Festival promoter Barry Hogan, said: “[/a] produced an amazing event in the UK last year. I have no doubt that next year’s will be our best yet. [a] have put together an amazing line-up…we are not finished yet.”

For tickets, call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.