The northern rockers and the sample-laden kitsch popsters are added to the bill...

EMBRACE, THE AVALANCHES, and POWDERFINGER have all confirmed their appearances at this year’s V2001 festival.

As previously revealed on NME.COM, Embrace will be premiering new material from their forthcoming third album at the festival, which takes place at Weston Park, Stafford and Hylands Park, Chelmsford over the weekend of April 18-19.

Other new additions to the bill come from The Avalanches, who will be making their first festival appearance of 2001 and Australian rockers Powderfinger.

This year’s festival is headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Texas and Coldplay.