The reunited punks join The Police for a 31st anniversary party


The [b]Sex Pistols[/b] have been confirmed as one of the headline acts at next year’s Isle Of Wight Festival.

The band who reunited this year in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ album debut, are now set to headline the festival’s Saturday night (June 14).

[b]Johnny Rotten[/b], [b]Glen Matlock[/b], [b]Steve Jones[/b] and [b]Paul Cook[/b] will join fellow reformed new-wavers [b]The Police[/b], who also reunited this year to celebrate 30 years of hits.

Sting and co, as previously announced, are playing the closing night of the three day festival on June 15.

Tickets for the 2008 festival go on general sale on December 10, however ferry company Red Funnel have an exclusive pre-sale offer three days earlier.

From December 7, Isle of Wight festival tickets can be bought on their own or as part of a package, with weekend tickets including camping at £130 for adults and £65 for children (subject to handling and postage charge). Non-camping tickets are also available.

See the bookings website for more details or phone the ticket hotline 0871 222 1010.