My Chemical Romance, Beyonce and Linkin Park to headline Summer Sonic

Nine Inch Nails, Kasabian and The Specials also confirmed for August festival

My Chemical Romance, Linkin Park and Beyonce are set to headline Japanese festival Summer Sonic.

Nine Inch Nails, Kasabian, Elvis Costello, The Specials, The Enemy and The Flaming Lips are also among the bands on the 2009 bill.

The festival takes place in Tokyo and Osaka between August 7 and 9.

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