December 10, 2012 19:34

Eminem to headline Reading and Leeds Festivals 2013

He joins Alt-J, Deftones and Boy Better Know on next summer's bill

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Eminem

Eminem is the first headliner to be announced for next summer's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

He will play the Main Stage, joining a bill that includes Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J , who will headline the NME/ Radio 1 tent.

Deftones, Sub Focus and Wiley's grime collective Boy Better Know are also on the 2013 line-up, with Deftones bringing their latest studio album 'Yo Noi Kan' to the festival's Main Stage whilst Sub Focus will headline the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage.

Meanwhile, Boy Better Know will headline the new BBC Radio 1 Xtra Stage.

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals 2013 are on sale now and for a limited period - until December 31 - tickets will be sold at 2012 prices.

Organisers have also introduced a £50 deposit scheme for 2013, meaning fans can guarantee a place at the bash early and pay the full balance before March 31, 2013.

It was confirmed earlier this year that Reading and Leeds 2013 will feature three new stages with festival organiser Melvin Benn announcing that: "There will quite a bit more dance music, quite a bit more other bits and pieces."

See NME.COM/festivals/reading-and-leeds, Readingfestival.com and Leedsfestival.com for more information about next summer's events.

To check the availability of Reading and Leeds Festivals tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Photo Gallery: Happy 40th Birthday Eminem


Read More On This Artist

Video: Reading And Leeds - Ultimate Guide

Eminem Merchandise
More News
Prince William and Kate Middleton learn to DJ - watch
Coldplay unveil new song 'Oceans', announce television special
Pharrell Williams unveils 'Marilyn Monroe' video - watch
Beck covers Arcade Fire's 'Rebellion (Lies)' - watch
St Vincent reschedules May UK shows for August
Paul Gray spent final weeks in 'blur' of drugs and Slipknot bandmates did not help,...
Chance The Rapper cancels live dates after being diagnosed with flu and tonsillitis
Angel Haze on friends and family's reaction to her sexuality: 'they think I'm an...
Midweek chart update: Mr Probz on course for Number One single with debut 'Waves'
Justin Bieber apologises after posing near controversial Japanese war shrine
Linkin Park discuss 'heavy and exciting' album 'The Hunting Party' in new...
Beyoncé joins producer Boots on new song 'Dreams' – listen
Damon Albarn announces Bristol and Portsmouth live dates
The Horrors, Palma Violets and more added to Reading and Leeds Festivals bill – full list here
Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson says he's made it 'acceptable' to appear on TV...
Royal Blood reveal new single 'Come On Over' – listen
Lorde announces rare UK show
Coldplay debut new song 'Oceans' and confirm headline appearance at Radio 1's Big...
James Franco says Kanye West invited him and Seth Rogen to perform at Kim Kardashian wedding
Robert Plant says there is 'zero' chance of Led Zeppelin performing again
Sigur Rós' Jónsi and Alex Somers to score new US TV show 'Manhattan'
Record Store Day organisers respond to Paul Weller boycott

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
New Issue Out Now
On NME.COM Today