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As Paramore And Qotsa Join Line Up, A Look At The Reading And Leeds Headliners

11th March 2014

The final headliners for Reading and Leeds have been announced and for the first time ever festival goers will be...

Blink 182 Will Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2014 For A Second Time

4th December 2013

The pop punk trio, Blink 182, from America will once again be taking the main stage for the Reading &...

First Reading & Leeds Festival Acts: Blink 182, Disclosure And Jake Bugg Amongst First Official Announcement

3rd December 2013

US rockers Blink 182 have become the first headliners announced for the Reading and Leeds Festivals in 2014, according to...

Fresh Off Their Us Tour, Twenty One Pilots Talk Social Media And Cultural Differences At Leeds Festival

28th August 2013

Twenty One Pilots are an Ohio-born duo, boasting a light indie/electronic sound and clever lyrics. It’s no surprise then that...

Dan Croll: "I Recorded Most Of My Debut Album In An Old Primary School"

28th August 2013

May we introduce to you, Dan Croll - if he isn't on your radar right now, prepare for your music...

Fall Out Boy Give Out The Leeds Festival Love And Talk About Their Latest Sound

28th August 2013

Since their brief hiatus, Fall Out Boy have emerged as strong as they ever were. Returning to their beloved Leeds...

Leeds Festival 2013 Flooding Fails To Bring The Rapturous Crowd Down

28th August 2013

Leeds Festival 2013 may not have brought with it the best weather of the year, with torrential downpours and heavy...

Phoenix Claim, "We Can Copy French Songs, People Think We're Geniuses"

28th August 2013

Remember when everyone thought Phoenix was an American band, or a Scandinavian band? It was probably rather annoying for the...

Jake Bugg Talks Album Number Two And Partnering With Rick Rubin [Interview]

27th August 2013

We managed to grab Jake Bugg for a quick chat at Leeds Festival 2013 over the weekend (August 23rd -...

Eminem Announces New Album, But Did He Mime At Leeds Festival?

27th August 2013

Eminem is well and truly back; having performed in some of the world’s top venues, the Detroit rapper has announced...

Weather-worries Are Looking Few For Leeds And Reading Festival 2013

20th August 2013

It may be nearing the end of the summer but Leeds and Reading Festival 2013 goers don't have much to...

Irish Eminem Gig Culminates In 63 Arrests, 35 On Drug Charges

19th August 2013

Yes, Eminem says we better “lose” ourselves “in the music, the moment.” He also says we “own it,” we...

Deposit Scheme For Reading And Leeds 2013, Featuring Alt-j, Deftones And Boy Better Know

29th November 2012

It may still only be November but tomorrow (November 30, 2012), early bird tickets will go on sale for next...

Green Day Had Most Fun Making New Albums

29th August 2012

Green Day had the ''funnest time'' recording their new albums.The 'American Idiot' rockers are releasing three records between September and...

Foo Fighters Close Reading

28th August 2012

Foo Fighters' played their ''last show for as long time'' at Reading Festival on Sunday (26.08.12).The US rockers closed the...

The Vaccines Confused By Their Own Song

27th August 2012

The Vaccines don't recognise their own songs.The British rockers were in a club recently when they heard a track they...

Dance To The Radio Line-up Announced For Leeds Festival

25th July 2012

The Leeds half of the LEEDS & Reading Festival is getting going a day early with live music provided by...

Bbc Introducing Stage Line-up Announced

23rd July 2012

Festival Republic have confirmed their line-up for the Bbc Introducing Stage at the LEEDS & Reading Festival this August.It's an...

Kaiser Chiefs Excited For Homecoming Gig

15th June 2012

Kaiser Chiefs can't wait for their homecoming gig at this year's Leeds Festival.The 'I Predict A Riot' rockers - who...

Festival Republic Confirm Exciting Leeds And Reading Line-up

12th June 2012

Festival Republic's 2012 LEEDS & Reading Festival confirm their mind-blowing line-up for Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August...

Azealia Banks Cancels UK Summer Appearances

27th April 2012

The controversial rapper AZEALIA BANKS has cancelled most of her UK appearances this summer. A statement from her representatives read...

Florence Welch Recalls Teenage Festival Experience

18th March 2012

Florence Welch hoped she'd get ''picked up'' at her first ever festival. The Florence + the Machine singer went to...

Kasabian Ready For Reading

17th March 2012

Kasabian are ready to headline Reading festival now they have released four albums. The 'Days Are Forgotten' group will appear...

Reading And Leeds Festival 2012: Foo Fighters To Perform In Their Only UK Appearance Of 2012

13th March 2012

LEEDS & Reading Festival have announced the first wave of acts at this year's festivals. Playling the opening day at...

Guns N' Roses Defend Taking To The Stage Late

13th October 2011

Guns N' Roses have "set the record straight" on their late appearance at the Rock in Rio festival. The 'Welcome...

Muse Give Spectacular Close To Reading

29th August 2011

Muse closed Reading Festival last night (28.08.11) with a spectacular headline set. The 'Time is Running Out' rockers played the...

Muse Performances Could 'Go Either Way'

24th August 2011

Muse are nervous about performing 'Origin of Symmetry' at the Reading and Leeds festivals as it could "go either way".The...

Guns N' Roses Sign Late Appearance Contract

5th April 2011

Guns N' Roses have been made to sign a 'Late Appearance' clause ahead of the Rock in Rio festival in...

Eminem And Arctic Monkeys To Headline V?

4th January 2011

Eminem and Arctic Monkeys are set to headline this year's V Festival.The 'Lose Yourself' rapper and the 'I Bet You...

James Hetfield Respects Axl

23rd September 2010

Metallica singer James Hetfield admitted he now has a "kind of respect" for Axl Rose. Tensions between the two singers...

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