And local heroes The Vines will also be making an appearance at the Aussie festival...

Queens Of The Stone Age, FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, PJ HARVEY and [/a] are confirmed for next year’s BIG DAY OUT festival.

The Australian festival takes place in January and February next year, and tours across the country. Other bands on the bill include [a], Wilco and electronic pioneers Kraftwerk on their first full tour of Australia.

This year’s festival calls at: Auckland Ericsson Stadium (January 17)

Gold Coast Parklands (19)

Sydney Showground (25)

Melbourne RAS Showground (27)

Adelaide Showground (31)

Claremont Showground (February 2)

Tickets go on sale on October 11. More bands will be announced in the coming weeks.