Eminem Returns to Headline Belgium’s Pukkelpop Festival
Also on the bill: the xx, Nine Inch Nails, the Knife, Solange, Danny Brown, Bat For Lashes, CHVRCHES
Eminem hasn’t yet revealed an exact release date for his upcoming eighth studio album — the Recovery follow-up is expected to drop sometime after Memorial Day (May 27) — but the Detroit rapper has detailed some of his tour plans for 2013. Marshall Mathers will return to the stage to headline Belgium’s Pukkelpop festival on August 15, organizers revealed today (March 18).
The three-day showcase runs from August 15 to 17 and takes place in Kiewit, Belgium. Aside from Em, the lineup promises live sets from the xx, the recently revived Nine Inch Nails, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, the Knife, Solange, Danny Brown, Fucked Up, Deftones, Bat For Lashes, CHVRCHES, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Franz Ferdinand, Fall Out Boy, Local Natives, Slayer, Baauer, Boys Noize, Foals, and many more.
Tickets for Pukkelpop officially go on sale on March 27, with pre-sale offers beginning on March 25. All information regarding prices and combination packages can be found on the festival’s website.
Eminem is also leading the live rosters at this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals, which are scheduled to take place from August 23 to 25. Other acts booked for those events include Phoenix, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Skrillex, A$AP Rocky, Deftones, System of a Down, and many more.