First wave of artists for Cal Jam 18 revealed

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Following a triumphant inaugural festival last October, the Los Angeles-based rockers return to curate and headline this year's edition, to be held once again at Glen Helen Regional Park and Amphitheater in San Bernardino, CA.

Grohl's Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic will also be bringing his new band Giants in the Trees to the festival. The Foo Fighters-hosted-and-curated event will also include headlining performances from Billy Idol, Iggy Pop and Post Pop Depression-an exclusive one-off reunion which features Queens of The Stone Age's Joshua Homme, Dean Fertita and Troy Van Leeuwen and Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders. All camping packages include free entrance to the Friday night Party.

Tickets will go on sale on Thursday (May 17) at 10am PST from the official festival site.

More news: Official trailer for Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' out now

The festival kicks off Friday night with Billy Idol, comedian Bridget Everett and Mexico City's Mexrrissey, performing their set of Smiths and Morrissey cover songs in Spanish, among others.

Watch Foo Fighters play "Never Gonna Give You Up" with Rick Astley at Cal Jam '17, below. Visit www.caljamfest.com and www.LiveNation.com for more information.

Iggy Pop, Garbage and Tenacious D join the Foo Fighters in an eclectic lineup for Cal Jam 18 this year, it was announced.

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