Dublin band The Thrills are to join the line-up for the legendary travelling US festival Lollapalooza this summer.

Billboard reports that the festival begins on 14 July in Washington state and the bill also includes Morrissey, Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Gomez.

The Thrills have recently been working in Los Angeles on the follow-up to their acclaimed debut 'So Much for the City'.

They return to Dublin to support the Red Hot Chili Peppers at their Phoenix Park show on Saturday 12 June.