The Stone Roses and The Killers to headline this year's V Festival - ticket details

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Nicki Minaj, Tom Jones and The Enemy also on August bill

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The Stone Roses and The Killers have been confirmed as the headliners at this year's V Festival.

The reunited Manchester band, who had been widely tipped to top the bill at the bash since announcing their reformation last October, will play at Hylands Park, Essex on August 18 and Weston Park, Staffordshire the following night (19), with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds taking to the Virgin Media Stage before them. The Killers and Snow Patrol will play the northern leg on the Saturday and the southern leg on the Sunday.

The gigs are Ian Brown and co's first confirmed English festival dates of 2012, and also the first gigs announced by The Killers this year.

Brandon Flowers and co have been working on their fourth album in recent months and are expected to play new material at the shows.

Other names on the bill include Nicki Minaj, Happy Mondays, Friendly Fires, Frank Turner and The Ting Tings.

Tickets go onsale on Friday (March 2). See Vfestival.com for more information.

The current line-up is as follows:

The Stone Roses
The Killers
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Nicki Minaj
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Noah & The Whale
Friendly Fires
Happy Mondays
Reverend And The Makers
The Rifles
Emeli Sand?
Professor Green
The Ting Tings
Miles Kane
Frank Turner
Tinie Tempah
David Guetta
Tom Jones
Ed Sheeran
Nero
Keane
Madness
James Morrison
Olly Murs
Ben Howard
Rizzle Kicks
Labrinth
Maverick Sabre
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Lissi
Shed Seven
The Human League
The Proclaimers
The Stranglers
DJ Fresh
Pixie Lott
Dappy


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