Lollapalooza 2008 | Full Lineup Announced

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So Perry Ferrel must not have liked all those little lineup rumors and leaks from Jim DeRo. He apparently gave the industry reporter a new label: “Pepe Le Pew.” But whatever little drama happened between these two is now beside the point, as Lolla has announced the full 2008 lineup to the Internet masses. We already knew those BIG headliners, but now we’ve got the full monty to view in all its glory.

2008 Lineup

Radiohead
Rage Against the Machine
Nine Inch Nails
Kanye West
Wilco
The Raconteurs
Louis XIV
Love and Rockets
Gnarls Barkley
Bloc Party

Broken Social Scene
Lupe Fiasco
Flogging Molly
Mark Ronson
Cat Power
The National


Explosions in the Sky
Brand New
Gogol Bordello

Dierks Bentley
Okkervil River

Blues Traveler
John Butler Trio
Girl Talk
Your Vegas
CSS

Battles
Steel Train
Jamie Lidell
Bang Camaro
Butch Walker
The Blakes
Mates of State
Tally Hall
Spank Rock
White Lies
Brazilian Girls
Magic Wands
Chromeo
Electric Touch
Duffy
Innerpartysystem
The Kills
The Postelles
Rogue Wave
The Parlor Mob
The Go! Team
Bald Eagle
Mason Jennings
Krista
The Gutter Twins
Ha Ha Tonka
Yeasayer
Witchcraft
Grizzly Bear
We Go To 11
MGMT
Sofia Talvik
The Weakerthans
Booka Shade
Santogold
Black Kids
Black Lips
Dr. Dog

The Ting Tings
Kid Sister
Office
The Cool Kids
What Made Milwaukee Famous
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
The Whigs
Manchester Orchestra
Foals
Uffie
The Octopus Project
Cadence Weapon
Ferras
De Novo Dahl
Noah and the Whale

K’NAAN
Serena Ryder
Newton Faulkner

Advance three-day passes are now on sale for a limited time for $190 (after which the price increases to $205) at www.lollapalooza.com.

The headliners have already made quite a statement, but it is the medium- and small-sized bands that usually tend to give this festival its depth. So what do all of you folks think? Seems like they’ve definitely picked up on some of the key 2007-08 indie rock favs. Is this on par with previous years? A step up?