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Arctic Monkeys
Arctic Monkeys

Background information
Origin Sheffield, England, UK
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Indie Rock
Post-punk Revival
Years active 2002—present
Label(s) Domino Records
EMI Music
Associated acts The Last Shadow Puppets
Website Website
Alex Turner
Jamie Cook
Nick O'Malley
Matt Helders
Former members
Andy Nicholson
Glyn Jones

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Eminem, Arctic Monkeys To Play V Festival 2011

March 1, 2011
Eminem, Arctic Monkeys To Play V Festival 2011Eminem and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year’s V Festival, it’s been announced.

The dual festival takes place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire over the weekend of August 20-21.

Eminem will top the bill on the opening night alongside Rihanna, with Arctic Monkeys closing the festival with Plan B performing underneath them.

Other acts on the line-up include Primal Scream, Manic Street Preachers, Razorlight, Dizzee Rascal, Duran Duran, Chase And Status and The Script.

Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Glasvegas, The Courteeners, Bruno Mars, Kele, Ocean Colour Scene, The Wombats and Mark Ronson are also on the bill.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (March 4) at 9am.

(by Jason Gregory)

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