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New 'headliner' joins Reading And Leeds Festival – exclusive

We can reveal who'll be topping the NME/ Radio 1 Stage this summer

Ian Watkins from Lostprophets feels the love during the Welsh rockers' main stage performance at V Festival Staffordshire. The band are currently putting the final touches to their over-due and yet-to-be-named fourth album - scheduled for release next year. Pic: Tom Oxley
Lostprophets have joined the line-up for the 2009 Reading And Leeds Festivals.

The Welsh band will make their live comeback headlining the NME/ Radio 1 Tent on Saturday (August 29) in Leeds and Sunday in Reading (30).

This year's festivals take place between August 28 and 30 with Radiohead, Kings Of Leon and Arctic Monkeys headlining.

The full line-up so far is:

Main Stage

READING FRIDAY (AUGUST 28)/ LEEDS SUNDAY (30)
Kings Of Leon
Kaiser Chiefs
Placebo
Fall Out Boy
Deftones
Funeral For A Friend

READING SATURDAY (29)/ LEEDS FRIDAY (28)
Arctic Monkeys
The Prodigy
Maximo Park
Ian Brown
Courteeners
Enter Shikari
Eagles Of Death Metal

READING SUNDAY (30)/ LEEDS SATURDAY (29)
Radiohead
Bloc Party
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vampire Weekend
Brand New

NME/ Radio 1 Stage

READING FRIDAY (AUGUST 28)/ LEEDS SUNDAY (30)
Jamie T
Friendly Fires
Florence And The Machine

READING SATURDAY (29)/ LEEDS FRIDAY (28)
Gossip
Glasvegas
White Lies
The Maccabees

READING SUNDAY (30)/ LEEDS SATURDAY (29)
Lostprophets
AFI
Gallows
The Gaslight Anthem

More names will be announced soon exclusively via NME.COM. All weekend and day tickets for this year's festival have sold out, head to Readingfestival.com for more information.

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