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Sonic Youth and School Of Seven Bells members set for Neu! supergroup

Neu! founder member Michael Rother will headline this year’s Supersonic festival, playing in a band also featuring members of Sonic Youth and School Of Seven Bells.

Named Hallogallo 2010, the band will play the music of Neu! and Rother’s solo work at the festival which takes place at the Custard Factory in Digbeth from October 22-24.

Alongside Rother, the band also features Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Benjamin Curtis (School Of Seven Bells) and Aaron Mullan (Tall Firs).

Rother said: “We will present some favourite music by Neu!, Harmonia and from my solo albums. I look forward to Supersonic this year because two great musicians and friends are joining me in Hallogallo 2010: Steve Shelley (drummer of Sonic Youth) and Aaron Mullan (guitar player of Tall Firs). Expect some fast-forward movement!”

Swans and Godflesh are also set to headline the festival.

The line up for Supersonic so far is:

Hallogallo 2010
Napalm Death
People Like Us
Demons (with Sick Llama)
Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides
Tweak Bird
Jailbreak featuring Chris Corsano and Heather Leigh
Melt Banana
James Blackshaw
Voice Of The Seven Thunders
Necro Deathmort
Eagle Twin
Blue Sabbath
Black Fiji

Hallogallo 2010 also play at The Barbican in London on October 21.