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Festival Gossip 2012: Radiohead & No Doubt For Coachella?

Industry publication Hits Daily Double suggests the first two headliners for next year’s event are already locked in.

With 2011 drawing to a close, and 2012 on the horizon, speculation about next year’s festival headliners is already gathering pace. Even though we only just waved bye bye to Bestival, industry rumours about who will top the bill at one of the calendar’s first big players, Coachella, is already doing the rounds.

Music trade publication Hits Daily Double is suggesting Radiohead and No Doubt are ‘locked in’ as headliners for the event, reports Consequence Of Sound. As our Stateside chums point out, last year the same source reported The Rolling Stones were ‘close to finalising a deal’ to headline the 2010 event, but still - rumour is rumour. Their exact wording reads:

“…And though rock record revenues have diminished, the concert business, led by acts with multi-decade careers playing arenas and stadiums, has held steady and in some cases has actually increased. The same is true with high-profile festivals like Coachella, which has locked in No Doubt and Radiohead as two of next year’s headliners…’

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