Spending a bit of winter in Australia and New Zealand can't be bad, can it?...

Underworld, Jane’s Addiction, Jimmy Eat Worldand MURDERDOLLS are the latest acts to be added to the bill of the Australian BIG DAY OUT festival for 2003.

They join Foo Fighters, PJ Harvey, Music, Xzibit and [/a] on the bill of the rolling festival, which started as a Sydney-only event 10 years ago.

Last year’s event attracted 220,000 music fans.

Other new acts to be announced include [a] and 2 Many DJs.

The festival calls at:

Auckland Ericsson Stadium (January 17)

Gold Coast Parklands (19)

Sydney Showground (25)

Melbourne RAS Showground (27)

Adelaide Royal Showground (31)

Perth Claremont Showground (February 2)