Oasis, At the Drive-In, Travis and the Deftones are among the artists brushing up on their Japanese in preparation to play the 2001 Fuji Rock Festival.
Also slated to participate in Japan's annual premier music event, slated for July 2729 in Niigata, are the Stereophonics, Dropkick Murphys, Manic Street Preachers, the Hothouse Flowers and Rickie Lee Jones, according to a statement posted on the fest's official site on Wednesday.
The festival will be held at the Nabea Ski Resort for the third consecutive year and will feature more than 100 international acts split across four stages. Oasis will headline the main stage on the opening night. Organizers plan to announce additional performers for the fest in mid-March, right before tickets go on sale.
Last year, Moby, A Perfect Circle, the Foo Fighters, Rammstein, Ozomatli, Gomez, Leftfield, Stereolab, Elliott Smith, Placebo, Sonic Youth, Rollins Band, Run-D.M.C., Primal Scream, Yo La Tengo, Eve 6 and the Chemical Brothers were among the artists who graced the stage for the 2000 Fuji Rock Festival.