Reading And Leeds Festival 2010 - Guns N' Roses, The Libertines and more

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Reading And Leeds Festival 2010 - Guns N' Roses, The Libertines and more

The Libertines play the Leeds Festival Main Stage (August 27). Check out our Big Picture galleries from Reading and Leeds and our access all areas pictures too.

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Guns N' Roses play Leeds Festival on Sunday (August 29). "We would like to play a few more songs for you tonight," Rose said at the end of their set. "But someone is telling us the show's over. This war ain't over yet." He made the comment at around 11:20pm, and also claimed that he had been told they could play until 11:58pm. They then played 'Paradise City' for their one-song encore.

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Reading's Main Stage saw its biggest crowd of the weekend so far when The Libertines played on Saturday. The band went on shortly before headliners Arcade Fire.

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Reading and Leeds Festival 2010 takes place across the August 27-29 weekend. Headliners include Guns N’ Roses, The Libertines, Arcade Fire and Blink 182. Stay on NME.COM for more photos from the event as they happen.

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The Reading Festival site from the sky on Friday (August 27) - can you spot your tent?

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Take a look at the Leeds Festival campsites and arena with our shot from a helicopter here.

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Reading And Leeds Festival 2010 - Guns N' Roses, The Libertines and more

Klaxons showcased eight songs from their new album 'Surfing The Void' as they closed the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). The band returned to the bash for the first time in three years to play their first and only UK festival this year.

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Guns N’ Roses perform onstage at Reading Festival (August 27). The band took to the stage over an hour after schedule and were shut down at the end of their set, prompting an onstage protest from Axl Rose. Watch the video and read more here.

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The Cribs hit the Main Stage at Reading on Saturday afternoon. The band have said these will be their last shows for a long time.

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Pete and Carl play Reading's Main Stage as part of the reformed Libertines on Saturday (Aug 28th). Their hit-packed set ended up a real bromance as the pair kept hugging each other and Pete looked close to tears.

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Arcade Fire play Leeds Festival Main Stage (August 27). Frontman Win Butler seemed unhappy with the energy levels shown by the crowd during parts of their performance saying, "You guys saving up your energy? I know it's cold but come on!"

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Hayley Williams' band arrived onstage 10 minutes late to fans' cheers as she announced, "Good evening Leeds, we are Paramore." The flame-haired singer told the crowd, "It's such an honour to play between Weezer and Blink-182."

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Pete Doherty plays guitar during The Libertines set on Saturday evening at Reading. The band have impressed fans and critics alike this week, as they played the London Forum and both the north and south legs of Reading and Leeds Festival to great acclaim.

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Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro shows off his new hair style at Reading Festival on Friday (August 27). The band played a set on the Main Stage and head to Leeds on Sunday (August 29).

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Axl Rose described the feud between him and the Reading And Leeds Festivals organisers as a "war", as Guns N' Roses headlined Leeds Festival on Sunday (August 29). The band started their set half an hour later than their scheduled kick-off time, arriving on stage at 9:30pm (BST).

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Cancer Bats give it their all on the Lock Up stage at Reading.

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Klaxons brought their new album 'Surfing The Void' and classic hits such as 'Golden Skans' to Leeds festival. "Fucking Leeds, look at you all," said singer and bassist Jamie Reynolds early on. "Thank you so much, it's a pleasure."

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Biffy Clyro walk onstage at Reading Festival (August 27). Singer Simon Neil admitted he was impressed with the crowd's turn out on what was the band's eighth appearance at the festival. "Day one, everyone still looks sexy," he told them. "By day three it will look like a whore's nightmare!"

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Robbie Furze of The Big Pink enjoys his time on the NME/Radio 1 Stage at 5pm on Friday at Reading. Show highlight 'Dominos' unsurprisingly saw the large crowd singing along at full pelt.

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Crystal Castles played a chaotic set on the NME/Radio 1 Stage today (August 27), with frontwoman Alice Glass leaving a mystery message in the tent. As the band opened with 'Fainting Spells', Glass was spotted scrawling on the front of the stage before she jumped into the audience and crowdsurfed along the front rows during 'Baptism'.

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Dizzee Rascal plays the Main Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). After his set he left the stage and then returned minutes later to play 'Bonkers'. He told the crowd, "You know I couldn't leave you like that could I? It's time to get a little bit bonkers!"

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Weezer played the Main Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28), performing covers of songs by MGMT, Lady GaGa and Wheatus as part of their show. The band are set to release new album 'Hurley' on September 13 - but they only played one song from the LP at the Leeds site.

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Crowds at Reading enjoy a break in the rain on Friday (Aug 27th). The forecast for the rest of the weekend is mostly dry so the muddy conditions should improve as the festival unfolds.

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Blink 182 brought a set full of childish humour to Leeds on Saturday night ahead of Reading's show. Klaxons and Paramore joined them on the line-up.

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The Cribs draw a huge crowd to the Main Stage at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Reading and Leeds Festival 2010 takes place across the August 27-29 weekend. Headliners include Guns N’ Roses, The Libertines, Arcade Fire and Blink 182. Stay on NME.COM for more photos from the event as they happen.

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Blink-182 headline Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). The San Diego pop-punks played hits including 'All The Small Things' and 'What's My Age Again?', making sweary jokes and comments throughout their Main Stage set.

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LCD Soundsystem close the first night (August 27) of Reading Festival on the NME/Radio 1 Stage. "Take the water [from the bouncers]," James Murphy told fans right at the front as the crowd swelled behind them. "What other advice? Have safe sex. Don't go on a date with anyone you wouldn't marry!"

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Gaggle hang out backstage at Leeds on Sunday (August 29). The band played two sets during the day.

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Marina And The Diamonds takes to the Festival Republic Stage in an interesting outfit for her headline set at Reading Festival on Friday (August 27).

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Fans prove that they don't care about the mud at Reading Festival this year.

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Kele plays on the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). He played his solo show to a packed out tent. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Pete and Carl adopt their trademark stance of sharing a microphone.

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Thousands of fans cheer for Limp Bizkit on the Reading Festival Main Stage on Sunday (August 29). Weezer, Paramore and Blink-182 also played.

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Guns 'N' Roses take to the stage at Reading on Friday (August 28) after turning up reeeally late, leaving Leeds Festival punters wondering if they would turn up for their set on the Northern site.

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Win Butler of Arcade Fire plays in front of imagery from new album 'The Suburbs'. The band took over proceedings on the Main Stage after The Libertines, with Butler telling the crowd how much it meant to play on the same stage that Nirvana had appeared on years before.

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After a break from the Leeds Festival Main Stage because of crowd safety concerns, The Libertines return, with Doherty asking fans to take better care (August 27). "If anyone goes down… don't go standing on anyone's head or anything," he said. "Look after each other."

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The Drums play the NME/Radio 1 Stage on Saturday (August 28). The band surprised fans by not playing 'Let's Go Surfing'.

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The Maccabees warm the crowd up on the Reading Festival Main Stage on Saturday (August 28), ready for The Cribs, Dizzee Rascal, The Libertines and Arcade Fire.

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The Libertines were forced off stage halfway through 'Time For Heroes' for a few minutes for unknown reasons, although video screens were showing footage of crushed crowd members shortly before.

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Queens Of The Stone Age treat Reading to a greatest hits set as they perform on the Main Stage (August 27). Playing before Guns N' Roses, Josh Homme's band brought out their biggest tunes, including 'No One Knows'. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Reading And Leeds Festival 2010 - Guns N' Roses, The Libertines and more

The Libertines played a career-spanning set at Reading and Leeds over the weekend. Each show followed the same setlist, which included 'Can't Stand Me Now', 'What A Waster' and 'Boys In The Band'.

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A 'No Crowd Surfing' sign - largely ignored at both Reading and Leeds.

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Villagers take the crowd by storm during their impressive festival set.

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Fans clap along to The Libertines at Leeds Festival (August 27). The band played a hit filled set to the crowds at the Main Stage, before headliners Arcade Fire performed.

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Mumford and Sons draw a massive crowd to their NME/Radio 1 Stage gig at Reading Festival (August 27). The band had hundreds of fans queuing outside the packed tent trying to get a view of them. They played a set drawing heavily from their debut album 'Sigh No More'.

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Fans cheer for Magnetic Man, who played the Dance Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Foals returned to the Leeds Festival, inciting fans to crowdsurf their way towards them as they played on the NME/Radio 1 Stage. The Oxford band have played packed shows on both this and the Festival Republic Stage in recent years. Again today they were greeted by a huge crowd - with frontman Yannis Philippakis returning the crowdsurf gestures by leaping into the front row repeatedly.

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Marina hangs out at Reading Festival before her performance on the Festival Republic Stage (August 27). The likes of Sunshine Underground and Blood Red Shoes played earlier in the day.

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HEALTH help open the action on the Dance Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). Roots Manuva headlined later that night.

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Roots Manuva headlined the Dance Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). He extended his original set and also played 'Dreamy Days' when the crowd shouted for more.

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Shooting Stars hit Angelos Epithemiou performs on the Alternative Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28) - wearing a typically stylish outfit.

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The Alternative Stage tent is packed when comedian Angelos Epithemiou arrives, bringing his unique show to Leeds Festival (August 28).

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The Futureheads play a career spanning set on the Reading Festival Main Stage on Saturday (August 28). They entertained the crowd with hits 'Hounds Of Love' and 'A To B'.

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Local Natives play the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading Festival on Sunday (August 29). Klaxons, We Are Scientists and Foals were also on the bill.

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Guns N' Roses play Leeds Festival on Sunday (August 29). At the end of the main part of their set, after 'Nightrain', they returned to the stage and the frontman claimed that the promoters were cutting their set short.

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Lost Prophets hang out backstage at Reading Festival on Friday (August 27) after their Main Stage set. They joined the likes of Queens Of The Stone Age and NOFX on the bill.

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Gaslight Anthem join the Main Stage bill at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). They played fan favourites 'American Slang' and 'The '59 Sound'.

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Arcade Fire play the Leeds Festival Main Stage on Friday (August 27). The band headlined and a shooting star was spotted in the sky above the stage. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Cancer Bats join the likes of The Get Up Kids and Bad Religion on the bill when playing the Reading Festival Lock Up Stage on Saturday (August 28).

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Fans go crazy for The Cribs' set at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). The band brought their career spanning set to the Main Stage. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Weezer play the Main Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). They performed covers of Lady Gaga, MGMT and Wheatus during their set.

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Chapel Club take to the Festival Republic Stage after I Blame Coco, Freelance Whales and Chief at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Fans tell Darwin Deez what they think of him on the Festival Republic Stage at Reading Festival (August 28). The quirky singer pulled in a huge crowd for his set.

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Darwin Deez joins the likes of Chapel Club, Giggs and Villagers on the Festival Republic Stage Bill at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28).

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3OH!3 fans prove their love of the band during their set on the NME/Radio One Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27).

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Darwin Deez dances on the Festival Republic Stage at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Fans have pictures taken with Jacob from The Drums at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). They played on the NME/Radio 1 Stage before Klaxons headlined.

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Mystery Jets play the Main Stage in Leeds on Friday night (Aug 27th). The band joked about the "floods" in Reading during their set.

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Chief play the Festival Republic Stage at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Gold Heart Assembly, whose album 'Wolves And Thieves' was given 7 out of 10 in NME this year - just missing out on an 8 on account of the lyrics, according to reviewer Luke Lewis.

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The Drums play Leeds - disappointing many fans by omitting their biggest song "Let's Go Surfing" from the set.

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Serj Tankian plays the NME/Radio 1 Stage on Saturday (August 28). Pendulum, Enter Shikari and and Crystal Castles played after him. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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A Day To Remember hang out backstage at Reading Festival after sharing a bill with Guns 'N' Roses on Friday (August 27).

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The crowd in the packed out NME/Radio 1 Stage watching Kele at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). The Bloc Party frontman performed a medley of Bloc Party songs as part of his set.

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We Are Scientists deliver their unique brand of comedy and rock to the Leeds crowd.

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Fans watch the Reading Festival Main Stage on Saturday (August 28). Arcade Fire, The Libertines and The Walkmen all played. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Two Door Cinema hang out backstage at Reading Festival on Friday (August 27). They joined the likes of The Big Pink and and Yeasayer on the bill.

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3OH!3 join the likes of Hadouken!, Frank Turner and Crystal Castles on the NME/Radio One Stage at Leeds on Friday (August 27).

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Blaine Harrison of Mystery Jets signs a tshirt for a fan at the NME Signing Tent. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Wild Beasts play the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). The band played fan favourites 'Hooting And Howling' and 'All The King's Men' to a packed out tent.

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Magnetic Man cook up a storm on the Dance Stage at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). They drew a huge crowd for their evening set.

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The Joy Formidable hang out backstage after their Saturday set on the Leeds Festival Main Stage (August 28). The likes of Klaxons and We Are Scientists were also spotted.

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The Futureheads hit the Reading Festival Main Stage bill on Saturday (August 28), with their early afternoon slot between The Walkmen and Mystery Jets.

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Festival punters hang out in the campsite at Reading Festival on Saturday (August 28). The likes of Arcade Fire, The Libertines and Dizzee Rascal played. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Band of Skulls take to the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading on Saturday (August 28), after their set on the Leeds site the day before. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Good job these festival punters brought their wellies to Reading (August 27). They've certainly needed them.

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Invasion Of hit the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading Festival on Friday (August 27). Little Fish and Mr Fogg also played.

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Egyptian Hip Hop play the Festival Republic Stage at Reading on Friday (August 27). The band were spotted checking out War Paint's set later in the day.

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Modest Mouse play Reading. Isaac Brock and his band played a selection of songs from across their career as the sun came out – later followed by light rain. "It's a British heatwave," joked Brock, "my goodness."

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Festival punters enjoy the sunshine at Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 28). Blink-182, Klaxons and Roots Manuva were all set to headline the site that day. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Frank Turner signs autographs for fans at Leeds Festival 2010 on Friday (August 27). He took to the NME/Radio One Stage for his set after Kids In Glass Houses.

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New Young Pony Club backstage at Reading Festival (August 27). They joined LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix and Mumford And Sons on the NME/Radio One Stage bill.

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Ever wonder how the Mystery Jets keep their sugary pop going? By fueling themselves by eating ukeleles, that's how.

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The acts hang out behind the Lock Up Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). Cancer Bats, Cerebral Ballzy and The Rats all played.

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Fast-rising LA four-piece Warpaint rock out on stage. The band release their debut album, 'The Fool', on October 25. Watch an interview with them in our video section now.

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Reading and Leeds Festivals wouldn't be the same without some fancy dress would they? Here these guys take it to the extreme with their animal costumes at Reading on Saturday (August 28).

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Thrice join a rock-heavy line-up on the Leeds Festival Main Stage bill on Saturday (August 28). The likes of Paramore, Limp Bizkit and Blink-182 also played. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Gallows take to the Lock Up Stage at Leeds on Friday (August 27) for their secret gig. They were on the bill as 'The Rats'. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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The Joy Formidable. Along with Chapel Club, the band will headline this autumn's NME Radar Tour. The two bands will play a series of UK dates for the Emerge NME Radar Tour 2010 starting at Birmingham Academy 2 on September 27. More info and tickets here.

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Tim Wheeler of Ash holds his guitar aloft during the band's headline set on the Festival Republic stage in Leeds. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Mystery Jets hang out backstage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27) after their set on the Main Stage. The band were seen chatting to friends and fans after their gig.

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"Raise your hands if you think Axl Rose needs to buy a watch!" Fans enjoy the moment at this year's Reading and Leeds rock festival.

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The Joy Formidable singer and guitarist Ritzy Bryan. See the band on their NME Radar Tour this autumn. More info and tickets here.

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Frankie And The Heartstrings had an unenviable midday slot at Reading on Friday, but found themselves facing a massive crowd on the NME / Radio 1 Stage.

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New Young Pony Club played a mixture of tracks from across their career during their very early NME / Radio 1 Stage set on Friday in Reading. Keep up to date with the festival news, photos, and videos with our new iPhone app, which is available now.

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Gallows play as The Rats at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). Frank Carter confirmed their appearance, declaring: "Leeds, we are Gallows", before launching into 'Misery'. "This is probably the worst kept secret of the festival," he later added.

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Festival stewards take time out to get autographs from Mystery Jets at the NME Signing Tent.

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One festival punter finds a unique way of keeping his feet dry. Reading and Leeds Festival 2010 takes place across the August 27-29 weekend.

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Gaslight Anthem play the Main Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). The band battled through sound problems when Fallon's mic cut out during fan favourite 'American Slang'.

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Gogol Bordello storm the Main Stage in Reading on Friday afternoon. After the set they met Marina Diamondis for a special NME feature. Get Tuesday's mag for the full lowdown.

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Enter Shikari up the tempo on the NME/Radio 1 stage. "A massive big up to the security guys for keeping people safe," shouted frontman Rou Reynolds.

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The Joy Formidable play the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading Festival on Sunday (August 29). They were the second band on the bill with Goldheart Assembly kicking off the action.

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Adam Green and Jenny Lee hang out backstage at Reading Festival (August 27).

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The weather in Leeds has been much better than on the Reading site. Leaving at lot of festival goers sweltering in their wellies.

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Gallows were joined onstage by Rolo Tomassi, Cerebral Ballzy, Cancer Bats and Trash Talk as they played a secret gig at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). The band, who were billed as The Rats on the line-up, teamed up with the other acts on the Lock-Up Stage.

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Recognise those curls? Who else but Darwin Deez, backstage at Reading on Saturday.

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Trash Talk find a novel way of getting between the crowd and the Lock Up Stage. The band played at Leeds on Friday (August 27).

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Pendulum drew a massive crowd to the NME/Radio 1 Stage on Friday (August 27) as they closed the first day of the Leeds Festival. The drum'n'bass collective performed a host of hits from their 2008 album 'In Silico' and this year's follow-up 'Immersion'.

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Kids In Glass Houses take their turn to meet and greet fans at the 2010 NME Signing Tent.

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The Like - a striking sight on stage at Leeds. Stay on NME.COM for more photos from the event as they happen.

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Enter Shikari pose for a fan photo. Get more breaking news, photos and videos straight from Reading and Leeds festival to your iPhone with the new NME app.

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I Blame Coco joins the likes of Ash and Atari Teenage Riot on the Festival Republic Stage at Leeds on Friday (August 27).

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Giggs premiered a series of tracks from his recent album 'Let Em Ave It' at the Leeds Festival. The Peckham-based rapper whipped up the crowd in the Festival Republic Stage at Bramham Park as he was greeted with chants of, "We want Giggs, we want Giggs.

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The Sunshine Underground return home to Leeds for their set on the Festival Republic Stage on the closing day of the festival (August 29). They warmed the crowd up for Marina And The Diamonds.

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Darwin Deez signs a poster. Bands will be at the Reading and Leeds NME Signing Tents all weekend - see every single photo next week on NME.COM. If you were there, your picture will appear online after the Bank Holiday at NME.COM/festivals/signingtent.

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Gold Heart Assembly. NME called their first album, released earlier this year, "an indecently lush-sounding debut".

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Cerebral Ballzy kick up a storm on the Lock Up Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). The band took to the tent before Off With Their Heads played their set.

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Fans try and cool down during Biffy Clyro's set on the Reading Festival Main Stage on Friday (August 27). The set was up to the band's usual sweaty standards.

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Cerebral Ballzy hang out backstage after their set on the Lock Up Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). The band joined the likes of Bag Religion and The Get Up Kids on the bill.

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Pendulum drew a massive crowd to the NME/Radio 1 Stage tonight (August 27) as they closed the first day of Leeds Festival. The drum'n'bass collective performed a host of hits from their 2008 album 'In Silico' and this year's colossal follow-up 'Immersion'. Some fans couldn't get into the tent as the band played, with many forced to watch the gig on the TV screens outside the stage.

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The Neat lark about in Leeds on Thursday (Aug 26th). The fry up stand wouldn't let them have any eggs for the egg 'n' spoon race. Download the NME iPhone app for all the latest news, photos and videos from the site all weekend.

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Reading and Leeds Festival 2010 takes place across the August 27-29 weekend. Headliners include Guns N’ Roses, The Libertines, Arcade Fire and Blink 182. Stay on NME.COM for more photos from the event as they happen.

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A surging crowd go wild for Crystal Castles in Leeds. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Hotly-tipped newcomers Avi Buffalo impressed with songs from their stunning debut album, including 'Summer Cum', on the Festival Republic stage.

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Lostprophets play the Main Stage at reading on Friday, shortly after signing autographs for hundreds of eager fans at the NME Signing Tent. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Festival goers start to arrive at Reading Festival 2010. Parts of the normally grassy site have already turned to mud thanks to heavy rain preceding the event.

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The Cribs and Johnny Marr meet rockers Trash Talk for a very special feature to appear in the next issue of NME magazine. Stay on NME.COM for more photos from the event as they happen.

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Jeremy Warmsley and Elizabeth Sankey - aka Summer Camp - treated the Festival Republic Stage to their lo-fi summer anthems on Friday in Reading.

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Dr Martens boots becoming fashionable again couldn't have happened at a better time. NME reporters already onsite in Reading are confirming it's become something of a mudbath. Not that the weather can stop the fun.

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Festival punters walk towards the entrance to the Main Arena at Leeds to enjoy the likes of The Cribs, Modest Mouse and The Futureheads on Friday (August 27).

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Frankie And The Heartstrings at Reading Festival on Friday (Aug 27th). "Are you ready to kick out the jams?" Frankie asked before 'Want You Back'.

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Girls were on early on the NME / Radio 1 Stage in Reading on Friday. They used the occasion to air new material and deck the stage with flowers.

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Punters in fancy dress stand under a gloomy looking skyline in Leeds on Saturday (August 28). Apart from a few showers, Leeds has mainly avoided the rain - with Reading taking the brunt of the bad weather.

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Going to Reading this weekend? Be sure to pack wellies and waterproofs for wet weather, as these revellers have. Headliners at the huge events include Guns N' Roses and the newly reformed Libertines.

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Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello on the Reading Main Stage on Friday (Aug 27th). He brought gallons of red wine with him to help the band get in the spirit. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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The crowd for Gogol Bordello. The self-styled gypsy punks pulled in a huge audience as they played in bright sunshine in Reading on Friday afternoon.

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Cerebral Ballzy take to the Lock Up Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). They joined the likes of Trash Talk and Cancer Bats on the bill.

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Darwin Deez hangs out backstage before hit set in the Festival Republic tent at Leeds on Friday (August 27). The quirky singer drew a big crowd for his gig.

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Fans enjoy the music at Reading Festival on Sunday (August 29).

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It's a fact that inclement weather has never ruined a British music festival, thanks to something called 'Blitz Spirit'. That, and copious amounts of alcohol.

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Yuck were one of the first bands to play the Festival Republic Stage on Friday (August 27) at Leeds. The likes of Ash and Atari Teenage Riot are set to play the tent over the weekend.

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Tent? Check. Cagoul? Check. Wellies? Check! Festival goers continue to brave the wet weather as they arrive on the southern site today (Thursday August 26). NME photographers are arriving at Leeds shortly, where the site is supposed to be nice and dry - watch this space.

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Freelance Whales play the Festival Republic Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). The band played a mid afternoon set on the opening day of the festival.

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The Cribs hang out backstage at Leeds Festival before their set on Friday (August 27). They join the likes of the Maccabees and Modest Mouse on the Main Stage.

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Everything Everything play 'Schoolin'' on the NME/Radio One Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (August 27). The band previewed their new album 'Man Alive', which is out on Monday (August 30).

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Surfer Blood on Reading's NME Stage on Friday (August 27th). The tent sees all kinds of action over the three days, including Pendulum, Klaxons, Crystal Castles and The Big Pink.

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Frankie And The Heartstrings opened up the NME / Radio 1 Stage on Friday in Reading. The bill included Girls, The Big Pink, Yeasayer and headliners LCD Soundsystem.

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Surfer Blood were one of the early bands in the NME / Radio 1 tent on Friday in Reading, playing their highly-acclaimed 2009 single 'Swim'. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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Music fans enjoy the sun at Leeds Festival. Arcade Fire, The Libertines and Dizzee Rascal are all playing the first day of the weekend (Friday August 27). For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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High Wycombe's Young Guns open proceedings on Reading's Main Stage on Friday (Aug 27th), playing tracks off their new album 'Crystal Clear'.

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The Neat play the Dance To The Radio night in Leeds on Thursday (Aug 26th) ahead of the weekend. For a free EP of bands playing that night, check out the latest Daily Download post. Keep clicking for more Reading and Leeds photos.

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Crowds at the Main Stage barrier in Reading on Friday. They turned up to the muddy site nice and early for Young Guns.

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Young Guns used their early afternoon Main Stage set at Reading to give tracks from their new album 'All Our Kings Are Dead' an airing.

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Leeds label Dance To The Radio curated a stage on Thursday night in Leeds (Aug 26th) to give campers something to do other than burn portabogs down. Chickenhawk played and presumable the guy on the right snapped out of his 'Last Exorcism' trance before they performed.

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In an outfit similar to the Klaxons' on stage garb, a reveller arrives at Reading. Bands paying the weekend include Foals, Paramore, Pendulum, LCD Soundsystem, Crystal Castles, Weezer, Magnetic Man, Dizzee Rascal and Biffy Clyro.

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The Walkmen open the Main Stage at Leeds Festival on Friday (Aug 27th). To watch a special video of the band walking onstage head here. Keep clicking for more Reading and Leeds photos.

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Fools Gold play Reading Festival on Sunday (August 29). They were on the Festival Republic Stage bill with the likes of British Sea Power, Caribou and One Night Only.

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Chickenhawk bring their mental punk rock to the Dance To The Radio-curated Introducing Stage in Leeds on Thursday night. For a free Chickenhawk track check out the Daily Download's Dance To The Radio EP. Keep clicking for more Reading and Leeds photos.

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Fans take an early look at the Leeds arena on Thursday (August 28). Reading and Leeds Festival 2010 takes place across the August 27-29 weekend. For more news, photos and videos download the NME iPhone app.

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I Blame Coco fans scream for the singer during her set on the Festival Republic Stage on Friday at Leeds Festival (August 27). Check out our Big Picture galleries from Reading and Leeds and our access all areas pictures too.

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