Reading And Leeds Festivals: Rage, Metallica and Killers to headline

Babyshambles, QOTSA, Bloc Party - find out who else will be playing

Rage Against The Machine
Rage Against The Machine, Metallica and The Killers will headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, set to take place on August 22-24.

Tickets are on sale through NME.COM from 7:30pm (BST) tonight. To buy your ticket, head to the NME Reading and Leeds Festivals ticket page for more information.

Rage Against The Machine will headline the Main Stage on the Friday (August 22) at Reading, playing at Leeds on the Saturday (August 23).

The Killers will play Reading on the Saturday, then head to Leeds on the Sunday (August 24).

Metallica will headline Reading on the Sunday and Leeds on the Friday.

On the NME/Radio 1 Stage, Babyshambles, Manic Street Preachers and The Cribs will play headline slots at Reading on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively, playing at Leeds on the Saturday, Monday and Friday respectively.

The likes of Queens Of The Stone Age, The Fratellis and The Enemy will play below Rage Against The Machine on the Main Stage, with The Wombats and MGMT playing on the NME/Radio 1 Stage.

Bloc Party, The Raconteurs, Editors and We Are Scientists will play on the Main Stage beneath The Killers, with Bullet For My Valentine, Justice and Foals playing the NME/Radio 1 Stage below Manic Street Preachers.

Tenacious D, Slipknot and Feeder play beneath Metallica on the Main Stage, with The Cribs playing after Conor Oberst and Pendulum on the NME/Radio 1 Stage.

The line-up for the Reading and Leeds festivals so far is:

Reading: Friday August 22, Leeds: Saturday August 23

Main Stage
Rage Against The Machine
Queens Of The Stone Age
The Fratellis
The Enemy
Biffy Clyro
Serj Tankian
Dizzee Rascal
Taking Back Sunday
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

NME/Radio 1 Stage
The Wombats
Vampire Weekend

Reading: Saturday August 23, Leeds: Sunday August 24

Main Stage
The Killers
Bloc Party
The Raconteurs
We Are Scientists
Dirty Pretty Things
The Subways

NME/Radio 1 Stage
Manic Street Preachers
Bullet For My Valentine

Reading: Sunday August 24, Leeds: Friday August 23

Main Stage
Tenacious D
Avenged Sevenfold
Dropkick Murphys

NME/Radio 1 Stage
The Cribs
Conor Oberst

Keep checking NME.COM for exclusive Reading and Leeds Festival announcements.

Plus, see the new issue of NME, out tomorrow (April 2), for more details on the line-up, plus interviews with the acts playing on the bill, including The Killers, Metallica, Babyshambles, Manic Street Preachers and more.

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