Iggy and the Stooges, the Shins, the Kaiser Chiefs and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are among the first group of acts confirmed to play at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, which takes place July 27-29 in Naeba, Japan.

Also confirmed is leading Japanese ska band Kemuri, who say they will disband after their performance at the festival.

Further information is available on the Fuji Rock Web site.