Japan fest held July 28-30.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan.

Tokyo-based concert promoter Smash have also confirmed Broken Social Scene, the Hives, the Scissor Sisters and the North Mississippi Allstars to perform at the festival, which takes place July 28-30.

More information can be found at the Smash Web site