Festivals: Kasabian, Japandroids and more are headed to Mad Cool 2018

Marmozets, Sampha and Perfume Genius are also heading to Madrid next year.

Ten new acts have been announced for next year’s Mad Cool Festival!

Leading the charge of the new additions are Kasabian and Japandroids, with Perfume Genius, Mamozets, Sampha and Washed Out also on the line-up. They’ll be joined by Gold Panda, Snow Patrol, Rag’n’Bone Man and Morgan in Madrid next year.

At The Drive-In, Future Islands, Queens of the Stone Age, Justice, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Depeche Mode, Fleet Foxes and Massive Attack will also be headed to the event.

Mad Cool takes place at the new location of Valdebebas-Ifema between 12th and 14th July, with an expanded capacity of 80,000 and seven stages.

DIY will, once again, be joining Mad Cool for the event as media partners, so keep your eyes peeled for news, previews and reports in the lead up to the festival.

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