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Paramore - behind the scenes at Reading and Leeds

  • Paramore played on the Main Stage at Reading/Leeds weekend, sandwiched between Weezer and headliners Blink-182. Click through this gallery and get a closer look at the band’s time before, during and after their set.

    Photo: Ben Cannon/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • The NME Signing Tent was busy all weekend, but Paramore fans were particularly eager. Check out Big Pictures from Reading & Leeds & our access all areas pictures as well.

    Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Did you stop by to meet the band? Check if your photo is up here in our Paramore gallery.

    Photo: Hugo May/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • These girls got the chance to pose for a photo with the members of Paramore over at the NME Signing Tent.

    Photo: Ben Cannon/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Earlier this year, Williams told NME.com that Reading and Leeds are “like any of the festivals we know in the US – on steroids.”

    Photo: Hugo May/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Fans of all ages stopped by the NME Signing Tent to meet Paramore and get their belongings signed by the band.

    Photo: Ben Cannon/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • The band arrived onstage 10 minutes late, but fans didn’t seem to care, cheering as frontwoman Hayley Williams said: "good evening Leeds, we are Paramore."

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Prior to their performance, Williams told NME.com that her band planned to “get up there and play a rock show and have a good time with our fans and hopefully win over some others in the process.”

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Paramore’s Leeds set included songs like ‘Ignorance’, ‘That’s What You Get’, ‘Decode’, 'Brick By Boring Brick' and 'Misery Business'.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Ever wondered what Paramore do right before they arrive on stage? NME got some exclusive video footage of the band walking onto the stage at Leeds.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Hayley Williams was very pleased with her band’s slot at the festival. "It's such an honour to play between Weezer and Blink-182," she told the crowd.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • Hayley Williams definitely made one fan’s day, calling a male bloke at the front of the crowd handsome. "Thank you everyone,” she said, “especially you in the polo, very handsome." Check out our Big Picture gallery from Leeds and our access all areas pictures too.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010

  • NME.com rated Paramore’s Leeds Fest set a 7/10 – go see what we had to say and watch a video of their performance. Check out our Big Picture gallery from Reading.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 02 Sep 2010