UPDATE Ultra Music Festival has finally announced its Phase 1 lineup. Check out Ultra 2012's 92-act roster, headlined by Avicii, Tiësto, and David Guetta.
The band, of course, is best known for hits like "Blue Monday," "Age of Consent," and "Bizarre Love Triangle," all of which were released in the '80s.
In the '90s, the group hung up its synthesizers, only to reappear around the turn of the century.
Having New Order on the lineup isn't exactly surprising, considering Ultra has a habit of booking legendary bands with special influence on dance music, including Duran Duran, The Cure, and Erasure.
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New Order joins other confirmed acts Armin Van Buuren
and BK & Mr. E (source at the festival says BK & Mr. E are not scheduled to perform), along with a rumored performance by Justice.
Expect more news soon. Ultra will be revealing its Phase One lineup as early as next week. So stay tuned.
Ultra Music Festival 2012. Friday, March 23, to Sunday, March 25, 2012. Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. General admission tickets cost $299.95 plus fees or $599.95 plus fees for VIP. Visit ultramusicfestival.com.