REM, The Verve and Rage Against the Machine top T in the Park bill

  • 15 February 2008
The Verve

Richard Ashcroft of The Verve

Balado 2008

REM, The Verve, Rage Against the Machine and Kings of Leon have been announced as the headliners for this year’s T in the Park.

The festival, now in its 14th year, will play host to tens of thousands of music fans over the weekend of 11-13 July in Balado, near Kinross.

This is the first time Rage Against the Machine have played the festival since 1994. They'll be headlining the Main Stage on Saturday, with REM taking that slot on Sunday.

The Raconteurs are also confirmed for the Balado weekend.

The list of bands confirmed so far includes The Verve, Rage Against the Machine, REM, Kings of Leon, The Fratellis, Stereophonics, Kaiser Chiefs, Prodigy, Kooks, Primal Scream, Chemical Brothers, Interpol, Ian Brown, The Raconteurs, Biffy Clyro, Counting Crows, KT Tunstall, Feeder, Pigeon Detectives, The Enemy, The Feeling, Amy MacDonald, Panic At The Disco, Hot Chip, Aphex Twin, The Charlatans, The Pogues,
Ben Folds, Wombats, Reverend and The Makers, Pendulum, Justice, DJ Hell, Erol Alkan,
The National, Band of Horses, Seasick Steve, Eddy Grant, Alabama 3, Sons and Daughters,
The Courteeners, Slam, Paul Heaton, Lightspeed Champion, Ting Tings, Black Kids, Sergeant,
The Law, Gabriella Cilmi, Sons of Albion and The Script.

Tickets will go on sale on Saturday 16 February at 9am on For the first time, people buying weekend and weekend camping tickets will be able to buy a package that includes their bus tickets as well.

Camping tickets will go on sale at a later date.

We will have up to the minute reports on additions to the line-up for T and all the festivals this year at

T in the Park

From relatively humble beginnings, T in the Park has become the acknowledged behemoth of the Scottish festival scene and one of the UK's largest events. In 2015 the festival moved from its longstanding Balado location to the new grounds of Strathallan Castle in Perthshire. Bands appearing in 2016 include The Stone Roses…