The American rockers first to confirm for this year's event...

FOO FIGHTERS are to play a show at DUBLIN’s SLANE CASTLE this summer.

The band who won a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance on Sunday (February 23), play the prestigious venue on August 23.

Full details for the Slane 2003 event will be announced before the tickets go on sale on March 7.

Foo Fighters are also strongly tipped to play the Glastonbury and V2003 festivals, although no official announcement has been made.