New Order and Queens of the Stone Age are the latest bands announced for this year's OXEGEN festival in Co Kildare.

They join headliners Green Day and the Foo Fighters and James Brown, the Frames, The Streets and The Killers on the bill for the festival, which takes place at Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Co Kildare on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July 2005, subject to licence.

Tickets for OXEGEN are priced €64.50 for one day, €120.00 for two days and €145.00 for two days including camping.

Both New Order and Queens of the Stone Age will release their new albums, 'Waiting for the Sirens Call' and 'Lullabies To Paralyze' at the end of March.