Plus Tim Minchin and Mark Thomas for Alternative Stage

Henry Rollins and comedians Lee Nelson and Russell Kane are among the acts set for the Reading And Leeds Festivals Alternative Stage this summer.

Tim Minchin and Mark Thomas will also be on comedic duties at the August 26-28 events on the stage.

The Strokes, My Chemical Romance, Muse and Pulp are set to play headline slots at the festivals.

Beady Eye, The Horrors, The Vaccines, Pete Doherty, Jane’s Addiction, Crystal Castles and Friendly Fires are also on the bill. See NME.COM/festivals/reading-and-leeds, Readingfestival.com and Leedsfestival.com for more information.

To check availability Reading And Leeds Festivals tickets go to NME.COM/tickets or call 0871 230 1094.

Get the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands tomorrow (March 23) or available digitally, for the ultimate preview of the festival featuring interviews with the major players heading there.

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