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The Big Picture - Super Massive Photos From Reading 2010

By NME Blog

Posted on 06 Sep 10

 
 

With the likes of Arcade Fire and Guns N' Roses headlining Reading Festival this year, and LCD Soundsystem, Klaxons and Mumford And Sons taking to the other stages - it was going to be a year to remember. Below are some of our favourite photos from Reading Festival.

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The Reading Festival 2010 site from the NME helicopter. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



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Festival punters battle through the mud at Reading Festival. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Frankie And The Heartstrings prepare for their Reading Festival set. Photo: Dan Dennison/NEM



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Fans pack out the Festival Republic Stage at Reading Festival to watch Frankie And The Heartstrings. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Music fans enjoy the rock at Reading Festival 2010, including the likes of Guns N' Roses and Blink-182. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Inside Warpaint's dressing room at Reading Festival 2010. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Warpaint prepare to walk onstage. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Crowds gather for The Cribs' Main Stage show at Reading Festival 2010. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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New Young Pony Club play the NME/Radio One Stage. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon and Eva Spence from Rolo Tomassi hang out backstage. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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The Maccabees play the Reading Festival Main Stage. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Biffy Clyro reveal their blond ambition. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



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Simon Neil leaves the Main Stage after Biffy Clyro's Reading Festival set. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



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The crowd sing along at Reading Festival 2010. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



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Festival punters decide what to watch next. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Warpaint's Jenny Lee and Adam Green hang out backstage at Reading Festival 2010. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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A stall at Reading Festival 2010 sells Pete Doherty t-shirts. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Cancer Bats rock the Lock Up Stage. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Josh Homme hangs out backstage at Reading Festival. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Darwin Deez hangs out backstage before his show. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Mumford And Sons relax before their set on the NME/Radio One Stage. Photo: Emilie Bailey/NME



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Mumford And Sons play a triumphant gig at Reading Festival 2010. Photo: Emilie Bailey/NME



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Guns N' Roses arrive onstage an hour late. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Axl Rose and co play the Main Stage. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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The Libertines prepare to walk onstage at Reading Festival for their reunion show. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME



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Pete And Carl do what they do best at Reading Festival 2010. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME



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Fans celebrate The Libertines reunion. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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The Libertines warm the crowd up for Arcade Fire. Photo: Andy Whitton/NME



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Pete and Carl celebrate their return. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME



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The sun sets over the Reading Festival site. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME



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