The 2009 Rock The Bells lineup was announced yesterday. Not sure if I will skip it again this year. While I always love seeing Common and Talib Kweli, I'm not as big of fan of Nas, and I haven't heard of lots of people lower down the lineup.
It would be great to see House of Pain, though. And the Roots are one of my favorite live bands. These things together may not be worth the $75-100 ticket price estimate.