Billboard Bits: Bamboozle, The Clientele, J.R. Rotem

My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park are the first bands confirmed for the 2007 Bamboozle festival at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, N.J. My Chemical Romance will headline the first

My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park are the first bands confirmed for the 2007 Bamboozle festival at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, N.J. My Chemical Romance will headline the first night on May 5, while Linkin Park will anchor the lineup the following evening. Tickets are on sale now via the event's Web site.

In 2006, Bamboozle expanded to include a West Coast edition, which was held in Pomona, Calif., and featured performances from Dashboard Confessional, Brand New, Yellowcard and Thrice, among others.

-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.