Editors to headline Belgium's Rock Werchter

The xx, Within Temptation, The Hickey Underworld, and more

By Scott Williams | Published: Wed 7th Mar 2012

Rock Werchter 2012 - Editors
Photo credit: Michelle and Trish Owen-Williams

Rock Werchter 2012

Thursday 28th June to Sunday 1st July 2012
Werchter, Rotselaar, Belgium, Belgium
79 Euros - sold out
Daily capacity: 80,000

Saturday main stage headliners Editors lead the latest seven acts to be confirmed for Belgium's Rock Werchter.

Right before Editors, The xx will play the Main Stage. After a long hiatus Belgium's homegrown talent 't Hof van Commerce will open the main Werchter stage on Saturday. Within Temptation have been added to the line-up on Thursday, and The Hickey Underworld will do the honours on Sunday. Other line-up additions include South Africans Die Antwoord in the Pyramid Marquee on Sunday, and Australia's The Temper Trap will play the third stage on Friday.

In other news Calvin Harris will not be playing in the Pyramid Marquee on Friday.

They join Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack White, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Florence + The Machine, Justice, The Cure, Elbow, Snow Patrol, dEUS, Blink 182, Kasabian, Deadmau5, Skrillex, Garbage, Katy B, Beirut, DJ Fresh presents Fresh/Live, Chase & Status, The Vaccines, Paul Kalkbrenner, Wolfmother, Wiz Khalifa, Katzenjammer, Mumford & Sons, Incubus, Gossip, Milow, Selah Sue, The Kooks, Dropkick Murphys, The Black Box Revelation, Skream ft. Sgt Pokes, James Morrison, My Morning Jacket, Rise Against, Mastodon, Noah and the Whale, Bat For Lashes, Anna Calvi, Amon Tobin, Miles Kane, All-American Rejects, The Maccabees, Other Lives, James Vincent McMorrow, and more. For the line-up details, as available please click here.

Rock Werchter has announce it will have a third stage this year with established acts and the big sensations take to the Main Stage, the Pyramid Marquee hosts the electronic dance, and the new tent, which has no name yet but soon will, will offers an eclectic mix from the already brilliant, to the stars in the making. Belgium's biggest rock festival takes place in the small village of Werchter in Rotselaar, Belgium, from Thursday 28th June to Sunday 1st July 2012.

Tickets are priced as follows:
4-day combi festival ticket (June 28 > July 1) 195 Euros
One-day festival ticket 79 Euros
Campsite ticket regular 18 Euros
Campsite ticket xl (early entry) 25 Euros

To buy tickets, click here.

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