Both acts will headline with The Killers returning to the festival for the first time since 2009. Queens Of The Stone Age, meanwhile, will be performing at FIB for the first time. The other acts confirmed to appear at the Spanish festival between Jul 18-21 today are Azealia Banks, Jake Bugg, Palma Violets, Echo Lake, Splashh and Swim Deep.
Speaking about the headliners, festival organiser Vince Power said: “I am really excited to announce The Killers and Queens of the Stone Age as our first headline acts for FIB Benicàssim 2013. After a fantastic festival in 2012 we are looking to forward to excelling ourselves this year with even more incredible acts gracing our stages over the four festival days.”
Early bird tickets for Benicàssim are now sold out. The next batch of 5,000 are now on sale, available at £145, and this price will remain either until March 30, 2013 or when the 5,000 tickets are sold out, when ticket prices will then increase. As well as weekend tickets, there are also VIP tickets on sale (£325) as well as the entrance to VillaCamp (£73). Both Weekend tickets and VIP tickets include eight days free camping in the Campfest camping area from 15 – 22 July.
Benicàssim was headlined by The Stone Roses, Florence + The Machine, New Order and Bob Dylan in 2012 with performances from At The Drive In, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Bombay Bicycle Club, Crystal Castles and The Vaccines amongst many across the festival.