PUNK legends, the Buzzcocks, have been announced as opening night headliners for Wychwood Festival's main stage.

The big signing follows hot on the heels of other huge names in the festival line-up, including OMD, The Levellers and Billy Bragg.

And joining them will be the rising pop sensation Zak Abel, who shot to fame after his collaboration with Gorgon City. Debut album 'Only When We're Naked'.

A festival spokesman said: "Fresh off the back of their incredibly successful 40th anniversary tour last year, the Buzzcocks will wow the crowds with their timeless back catalogue of hits, including classics such as Ever Fallen In Love and Orgasm Addict."

Further big signings for the festival have also been announced.

The spokesman said:"The 80's alternative rock legends Jesus Jones will be bringing timeless classics such as International Bright Young Thing to the eager Wychwood revellers.

"Northern Soul maestros Smoove & Turrell will also be making an appearance on the main stage alongside Professor Elemental. The Smashing Blouse team will be bringing Let's Eat Grandma, Flamingods, IDER and Girli, whilst the Hobgoblin stage have confirmed Indigo Rose, Cherokii, Curse Of Lono and SKata Tones, all of which will be joining the already announced OMD, Levellers, Billy Bragg, Beans On Toast, Trudy and the Romance and Laurel, with more still to come."

Wychwood takes place at Cheltenham Racecourse from June 2 to June 4.

Further details at, www.wychwoodfestival.com