Kings Of Leon and Wolf Alice to play same massive EU festival as Green Day and Foo Fighters

The Mad Cool Festival seems aptly named

Wolf Alice, Kings Of Leon and Alt-J are among the latest additions to one of Europe’s biggest and newest festivals.

Belle & Sebastian and MachineDrum also join the previously announced Foo Fighters and Green Day at Spain’s Mad Cool festival – which returns next summer for its second year.

¡Nuevas confirmaciones! New acts confirmed!Kings Of Leon, alt-J, Belle and Sebastian, Wolf Alice & Machinedrum….

Posted by Mad Cool Festival on Tuesday, November 15, 2016


Mad Cool festival takes place at La Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain from 6-8 July 2017.

This confirms that Wolf Alice will indeed be back on the road next year, after drummer Joel Amey told NME: “I hope [we do tour next summer], definitely. It would be a shame not to be because there’s a few ideas for next year so if everything goes to plan I think we’d love to be back on the road. we’ve had such an amazing time this year the last couple of years, it’s really blown us away as to where it’s got us – so hopefully we can just keep going and the rug won’t be pulled from under our feet just yet.”

Amey also updated NME of progress on their hotly-anticipated second album.

For Green Day, it’s another huge stop on their globe-trotting ‘Revolution Radio‘ tour, while Kings Of Leon while Kings Of Leon continue to take new album ‘WALLS‘ around Europe.

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Foo Fighters’ summer tour is also shaping up nicely – having already been announced for Poland’s Open’er, Nos Alive in Portugal and a long run of other European dates – many of which fall around the same period as Glastonbury.

The band are expected to release a new album next year – despite reports that Dave Grohl is said to be working on a solo album and drummer Taylor Hawkins has also announced his debut solo effort.

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