From March 13-18, Austin will play host to hundreds upon hundreds of bands for the South by Southwest 2012 music portion. It may seem like a ways away, but time flies, and today the festival's initial lineup was announced. You may want to start thinking about booking a hotel.
Some noteworthy appearances on the announced list include VHS or Beta, Yukon Blonde, Shout Out Out Out Out, Com Truise, Library Voices, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, ANR, Yuksek, Chelsea Wolfe, Against Me! and SPEAK. You can check out the entire lineup at the official SXSW website.