Big Day Out festival line-up announced

Bjork, Arcade Fire and Dizzee Rascal to perform

Bjork, Rage Against The Machine and Arcade Fire have all been confirmed to play the Australasian Big Day Out festivals next year, which will take place from January 18 – February 3.

Dizzee Rascal, Battles, LCD Soundsystem, Billy Bragg and hotly tipped Antipodean newcomers Midnight Juggernauts and Cut Off Your Hands have also been confirmed.

For the first time ever, fans will be confined to a strict ticket purchase policy. Ticket buyers in Sydney will only be able to buy two tickets per person, while fans in the remaining cities will be able to purchase four.

Further line-up announcements are expected in the coming weeks.

Dates are as follows, with tickets going onsale for the Sydney BDO leg on October 10, the Gold Coast on October 11 and the remaining dates on October 12.

Auckland, Mt Smart Stadium (January 18)

Gold Coast, Parklands (20)

Sydney, Showgrounds (25)

Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse (28)

Adelaide, Showground (February 1)

Perth Claremont, Showgrounds (3)