The Foo Fighters frontman is also the key-note speaker at this year’s event and will bring Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Springfield, Corey Taylor, Alain Johannes, Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk and Fear’s Lee Ving to play live according to Billboard. His talk will take place on March 14, 2013 at the Austin Convention Centre.
Additionally, other new names confirmed for the festival include Iggy and the Stooges, Kendrick Lamar, Iron & Wine, Devendra Banhart, Tenacious D, Ghostface Killah, Pusha T, Big KRIT, Youth Lagoon, Mikal Cronin, Reggie Watts, Matthew E. White, FIDLAR, Rustie, Trash Talk, Parquet Courts, A Place to Bury Strangers, Ab-Soul, Diamond Rugs, Kids These Days, Nobunny and White Mystery.
SXSW 2013 previously announced names including Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Vampire Weekend, The Flaming Lips, Earl Sweatshirt, Black Lips, Wild Belle, METZ, Toro Y Moi and Unknown Mortal Orchestra for this year’s festival.
Some of the much anticipated acts who will join Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds on Wednesday, March 13 for the NPR Music showcase at Stubb’s. Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be making a stop to perform in support of their new upcoming album, Mosquito. They’ve already released the crazy cool cover art and a teaser video. Check it out on their site. And see them live at SXSW Music 2013!