Arctic Monkeys to headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Plus NME.COM will be bringing you more names and ticket details at 7pm

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Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Reading And Leeds Festivals.

The band will kick off the festival, which takes place between August 28-30, at the northern site on the opening day before heading south to play there the following day.

And NME.COM will have the rest of the headliners for this year's event exclusively from 7pm tonight, plus many more names for this year's bill.

We also have an exclusive allocation of tickets for this year's festival which go on sale as soon as the bill is announced at 7pm (BST).

Why not bookmark our ticket link now so you have a head start, although it won't go live until tonight.

In addition to our online announcement, this week's issue of NME – on UK newsstands from April 1 – has exclusive interviews with the bands playing the event, plus the lowdown on what's new at the 2009 festival.

Keep you browser pointing at NME.COM throughout today to get all the news from the 2009 Reading And Leeds Festivals first.

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