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The festival will, as usual, be held across two sites in Chelmsford and Staffordshire on Aug. 21 and 22.
Kasabian have said they are delighted to be headlining the festival. "We feel it's the right time for us to headline a festival. We've been playing so many festivals for so long, years and years.
"I think the moment is right. It's just a wonderful thing to be doing. Our fans are going to love the show. They'll really enjoy it."
Kasabian last graced the festival in 2007.
The festival will also see sets from -- deep breath -- Stereophonics, the Prodigy, Paul Weller, the Kooks, Faithless, Paolo Nutini and Florence and the Machine.
Also lined up are Pet Shop Boys, Cheryl Cole, Madness, Editors, White Lies, Mika, Groove Armada, the Courteeners, the Charlatans, Temper Trap, Amy McDonald, Goldfrapp, Shed Seven, Newton Faulkner, La Roux, Skunk Anansie, Passion Pit, Ellie Goulding, Kate Nash, Paloma Faith, Plan B, Sugababes and Pixie Lott.
Tickets go on sale this Friday (Mar. 5).