The initial lineup for Rockness 2012 has been announced – it’s a homecoming show for Biffy Clyro, with Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Ed Sheeran and Justice also on the bill, which takes place between 8th & 10th June.

Also on the bill: Metronomy , Noah And The Whale , Wretch 32 , Fresh / Live , Azealia Banks , Beardyman , Death In Vegas , Chic featuring Nile Rodgers , Etienne De Crecy , Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs , Busy P , Gesaffelstein , Riton , The Cuban Brothers , Filth Djs , Polymath , and Count Clockwork

Also announced : The RockNess Express, a specially chartered train which will depart from London and picking up festival-goers in Birmingham, Derby, York and Newcastle before arriving in Inverness. (Contrary to our headline, Biffy will not actually be on the train).

More at WWW.ROCKNESS.CO.UK where tickets go on sale, er, NOW.