After several rumors and teases, the respected Chicago Tribune has announced the official Lollapalooza 2012 (August 3-5) lineup. As previously speculated, rock veterans Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath (damn) will headline along with contemporary rockers the Black Keys and Jack White.
Also on the bill: Florence + the Machine, Passion Pit, the Shins, Sigur Ros, Fun., M83, The Weeknd, Frank Ocean, Franz Ferdinand, Metric, Alabama Shakes, Dawes, Die Antwoord, Tune-Yards, Mona, Sharon Van Etten, the Growlers, the Gaslight Anthem, Hey Rosetta!, JEFF the Brotherhood, Band of Skulls, Anamanaguchi, SBTRKT, First Aid Kit, Tame Impala, Wax, the Walkmen, FIDLAR, JJ Grey & Mofro, LP, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Gary Clark Jr..
Milo Greene, Neon Indian, Dum Dum Girls, Kopecky Family Band, Washed Out, the Jezabels, Aloe Blacc, Trampled by Turtles, Yuna, Bear in Heaven, Walk Off the Earth, Blind Pilot, Animal Kingdom, Chairlift, Dev, J. Cole, the Black Angels, the Sheepdogs, Yellow Ostrich, the Dunwells, Givers, DJ Mel, Polica, Empires, Bombay Bicycle Club, Kevin Devine, Wale, Michael Kiwanuka
Dry the River, White Rabbits, Helena, Haley Reinhart, Imaginary Cities, the Head & the Heart, the Devil Makes Three, Overdoz, the Big Pink, Oberhofer, Ambassadors, Twin Shadow, the War on Drugs, DJ Zebo, the Tallest Man on Earth, Chancellor Warhol, Toro Y Moi, O Rappa, Laura Warshauer, Dr. Dog, Bowerbirds, Red Oblivion, Of Monsters and Men, Orchard Lounge.
Perry's stage: Bassnectar, Santigold, Skream & Benga, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Kaskade, Little Dragon, Star Slinger, Calvin Harris, Porter Robinson, Nadastrom, Nero, Sub Focus, DJ Nihal, Madeon, the White Panda, Knife Party, Zedd, Salva, Zeds Dead, Paper Diamond, Kid Color, Big Gigantic.
We will update with the official Lollapalooza 2012 poster when it becomes available.