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Photo Gallery: Reading & Leeds 2009 - the line-up revealed

  • Kings Of Leon are set to headline the main stage at Reading (Friday 28 August) and Leeds (Sunday 30). This is the band's only English festival appearance this summer.

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    Added: 23 Jan 2009

  • Kaiser Chiefs will be playing the Main Stage at Reading and Leeds 2009. Ricky Wilson and co are on the bill for Reading, Friday 28 August and Leeds, Sunday 30.

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • Also on the Main Stage this year are Placebo, who are due to release their new album 'Battle For The Sun' in June. The band will play Reading on Friday 28 and Leeds 30.

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    Added: 30 Mar 2009

  • Returning to the Main Stage after starting a crowd-wide bottle fight two years ago are Fall Out Boy, due to play Reading, Friday 28, and Leeds, Sunday 30 August.

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    Added: 30 Mar 2009

  • Playing their only UK festival this year, Arctic Monkeys are set to headline Reading and Leeds fest on Saturday 29 and Leeds on Friday 28 respectively. What do you think of the Reading and Leeds line-up so far? Let us know at NME.COM/festivals.

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    Added: 17 Feb 2009

  • The Prodigy are set to unleash old-school classics and tracks from their new album 'Invaders Must Die' on the Main Stage this year - Reading, Saturday 29 August, and Leeds, Friday 28 August.

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • Also playing the Main Stage for 2009 are Maximo Park - Reading, Saturday 29 August and Leeds, Friday 28 August. Their new album 'Quicken The Heart' is due for release on May 12.

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    Added: 30 Mar 2009

  • Playing their only UK festival this year - and their first UK festival appearance since V in 2006 - Radiohead are set to headline the Main Stage at Reading, Friday 28 August, and Leeds, Saturday 29 August.

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    Added: 24 Mar 2009

  • Playing for the second time on the Main Stage, Yeah Yeah Yeahs are scheduled to perform at Reading, Sunday 30 August, and Leeds, Saturday 29 August. What do you think of the Reading and Leeds line-up so far? Let us know at NME.COM/festivals.

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    Added: 30 Mar 2009

  • New-Yorkers Vampire Weekend will no doubt air tracks from their forthcoming second album when they hit the Main Stage. They are scheduled to play at Reading on Sunday 30 August and Leeds on Saturday 29 August.

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • This year sees the return of Beth Ditto's The Gossip. They will be co-headlining the Radio One/NME Stage with Glasvegas at Reading on Saturday 29 August and Leeds on Friday 28 August.

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • Goth-punks AFI are set to play in the Radio One/NME Stage over the weekend. What do you think of the Reading and Leeds line-up so far? Let us know at NME.COM/festivals.

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    Added: 30 Mar 2009

  • Florence and the Machine are scheduled to play at the Radio One/NME Stage over the weekend, stage times still to be confirmed. Keep checking back to NME.COM/festivals/reading-and-leeds for the latest line-up updates.

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    Added: 17 Feb 2009

  • Glasvegas will be co-headlining our Radio One/NME Stage with The Gossip at Reading on Saturday 28 August and Leeds on Friday 28 August.

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    Added: 23 Jan 2009

  • Gallows are sure to bring carnage to Reading and Leeds fest this year when they play the Radio One/NME Stage. Expect mosh pits and minor bleeding.

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    Added: 24 Mar 2009

  • Reading/Leeds fest veterans Bloc Party are scheduled to make their fifth appearance this year. You can see them on the Main Stage at Reading on Sunday 30 August and Leeds on Saturday 29 August.
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    Added: 31 Mar 2009

  • White Lies will be bringing a touch of anthemic darkness the Radio One/NME Stage at Reading and Leeds, 28-30 August 2009.
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    Added: 31 Mar 2009

  • Bringing glitter, dancing and songs about Paris to Reading and Leeds this year are Friendly Fires. You can catch them at the Radio One/NME Stage.

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    Added: 17 Feb 2009

  • Big-hearted New Jersey punks The Gaslight Anthem will be airing tracks from their second album 'The 59 Sound' when they play Reading and Leeds 2009.

    Pic: Andy Willsher

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    Added: 31 Mar 2009