Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Here it is then, the full line-up for Reading And Leeds Festivals, which take place August 26-28. First up: My Chemical Romance: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) The MCRmy will be out in force again this summer as Gerard Way brings his fabulous killjoys to town.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Muse: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) You don't need NME to tell you why Muse are massive and brilliant live. They're the festival essentials that no proper line-up would be complete without. Buy your tickets now

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Strokes: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) They're back. They've got a new album ('Angles'). They've already begun the festival rounds, performing at SXSW in Texas, and we're pleased to announce that they will also be at Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Pulp: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) That's right, Jarvis will be present this festival season. Get your Britpop on with the six original members of Pulp, as they reunite for some of their first summer festival performances in 15 years. Buy your tickets now

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

30 Seconds To Mars: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds). Another chance to catch Jared Leto's bombastic rockers doing their epic emo thing. Buy your tickets now

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Offspring: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) They haven't released a new album since 2008, and the only other live appearances they have lined up include festival appearances in France, Austria and Italy. So if you want to rock out to 'Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)', this is the place to be.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Deftones: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) They played Reading/Leeds back in 2009, then took a detour at Download Festival in 2010. But now they're back for the 2011 festivities to play hits like 'Minerva' and 'Hole In The Earth'.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Rise Against: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) Punk rockers Rise Against just played an album launch show for new release 'Endgame' at London's Electric Ballroom. Missed it and want to hear the new material live? Catch it on the Main Stage this summer. Click here to buy your tickets.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Bring Me The Horizon: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) So back in 2007, frontman Oliver Sykes apparently pissed on a female fan after a gig in Nottingham. You could be just as lucky.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

New Found Glory: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) This will be the band's fourth time appearing on the Reading/Leeds bill. In January, they announced they'll be returning to the studio this March to record their seventh album, so the festival season will be the perfect place for these guys to showcase some new tunes.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Blackout: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) Another hardcore band with some new material due out soon, these guys will be releasing their next album 'Hope' in April. They also recently supported My Chemical Romance on tour, so they're sure to have learned a thing or two from Gerard Way and co.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Architects: Main Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) In February 2011, Architects announced that bassist Alex "Ali" Dean was leaving the band due to family commitments. But at least that isn't stopping them from making the noisy, sweaty festival rounds.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

White Lies: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) White Lies have hailed Reading And Leeds Festivals as the "best in the world" in 2009. Click here to watch our video interview with the trio about the big summertime event.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Noah And The Whale: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) Every festival needs some ukulele, fiddle, and cheery tunes. Noah And The Whale are sure to bring all three.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Vaccines: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) Think The Vaccines are too posh? Go plead your case in the blog discussion. Check them out at Reading/Leeds and see what the big fuss about these guys is all about.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Metronomy: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) A band known for their live dance routines and light shows are an act you wouldn't want to miss, especially in a huge festival setting.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Patrick Wolf: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) He'll also be stopping by Bestival this summer, likely playing songs from his fifth album, 'Lupercalia', due out May 30th. Click here to buy your tickets.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Naked And Famous: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) New Zealand's The Naked And Famous took home this year's Philip Hall Radar Award at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011. Click here to learn more about them, in a special behind-the-scenes interview with the five-piece.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Horrors: Festival Republic Stage, Fri (Reading) and Sat (Leeds) Faris Badwan will be taking a break from his side project Cat's Eyes to return to his band. We're expecting a new album from these guys in July 2011, so it's bound to be an exciting summer for Horrors fans.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The National: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) In addition to playing at Latitude Festival, the Ohioans will be performing on the Main Stage at Reding And Leeds Festivals. Want to see them? Click here to buy your tickets.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Jimmy Eat World: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) They have a hell of a summer planned. With sets lined up at Coachella, Oxegen and T in the Park, amongst several others, you'll have plenty of opportunity to hear hits like 'The Middle' live.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Madness: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) Camden's ska-punk pride and joy will be rocking the Main Stage, hopefully showcasing some of that new material they're said to be working on.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Two Door Cinema Club: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) Returning for their second Reading And Leeds Festival, it's also rumoured they'll be performing at Glastonbury (amongst a bunch of other festivals) this summer.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Seasick Steve: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) His new album, 'You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks', will be released on May 30th. In addition to Reading And Leeds Festivals, you can find him this summer at Isle Of White Festival, Goldcoast OceanFest (Devon), Larmer Tree Festival and Cropredy Fairport Convention.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Pigeon Detectives: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) On April 4th, you can get their third studio album, 'Up, Guards And At 'Em!'. Click here to buy your tickets to Reading And Leeds Festivals to hear their new music live.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Joy Formidable: Main Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) These Emerge NME Radar Tour alums are graduating to the Main Stage, and we couldn't be prouder.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Jane's Addiction: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek is the latest addition to record with the band (on their forthcoming album, due out this summer). Get ready to sing along to 'Jane Says', while caked in mud.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Crystal Castles: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) Alice Glass hasn't let her ankle injury hold her back while performing live lately. But hopefully she can stay injury free until then. Then again, it wouldn't really stop her from going mental on stage.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Bombay Bicycle Club: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) These festival veterans are scheduled to release their third studio album in June 2011, just in time for sunshine and camping. Catch them on the NME/Radio 1 Stage.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Everything Everything: NME/Radio 1 Stage Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) For their third year in a row, they'll be performing at Reading And Leeds Festivals. Click here to buy your tickets.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Kills: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) Their smouldering new album, 'Blood Pressures', will be released on April 4th. You can also catch the magnificent duo this summer at Coachella, Evolution Music Festival, Hurricane Festival and Southside Festival.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Odd Future: NME/Radio 1, Stage Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) AKA Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, AKA OFWGKTA. Whatever you want to call them, they're, well, odd. But that doesn't mean they can't put on a killer show.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Midnight Beast: Festival Republic, Stage Sat (Reading) and Sun (Leeds) Festivals always need a bit of musical comedy. The guys behind the YouTube parody sensation of Ke$ha's 'Tik Tok' will be returning to the festival for a second year in a row.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Elbow: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Click here to buy your tickets to the festival, to hear songs from Elbow's fifth studio album, 'Build a Rocket Boys!'.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Interpol: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) They drew in one of the biggest crowds of the day at the 2007 Reading Festival, and we're sure they won't disappoint in 2011.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Friendly Fires: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Their 2008 Reading Festival set included a confetti-covered carnival with two exotic dancers clad in sparkly bikinis and enormous feather capes. Wonder what 2011 will bring...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Enter Shikari: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Back in 2007, they admitted they almost ruined their slot by getting too drunk. Be a bit more careful this year, guys.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The View: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds)Stream their new album, 'Bread And Circuses' here, in its entirety to prepare for their Main Stage performance.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Frank Turner: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Click here to buy your tickets to Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011, so you don't miss Frank Turner live.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Taking Back Sunday: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) During their 2008 performance at Leeds Festival, they covered 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)' by The Beatles. Maybe they'll try to take on the Stones this year.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

We Are The Ocean: Main Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Another hardcore band on this year's line-up, they'll be playing songs from their second album, 'Go Now and Live', due out on April 25th.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

2 Many DJs: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Catch the Belgian electro-duo on the NME/Radio 1 Stage this summer.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

The Streets: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) They're calling it quits, so join Mike Skinner for his last hurrah of live performances with The Streets.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Death From Above 1979: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Click here to buy your tickets to Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011, where you can catch Canadian duo Death From Above 1979.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Panic! At The Disco: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) The exclamation mark is back, so party with Panic over at the NME/Radio 1 Stage.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Warpaint: NME/Radio 1, Stage Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) One of the few all-female groups in this line-up, the gals are back for a second round of performing at Reading/Leeds.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Chapel Club: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Also returning for a second year in a row, Chapel Club will be at this summer's Reading And Leeds Festivals. Rumours also point to a Glastonbury Festival appearance, as well as a Latitude slot.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Cage The Elephant: NME/Radio 1 Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Look at him and tell us this won't be chaos. Click here to buy your tickets.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Pete Doherty: Festival Republic Stage, Sun (Reading) and Fri (Leeds) Sans Libertines, sans Babyshambles, it will just be the man himself (if he actually shows up...)

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Tim Minchin: Alternative Stage, over the weekend As for the weekend's comedy, eyeliner-donning headcase Tim Minchin will be there with his piano for a set of musical funny business.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Russell Kane: Alternative Stage, over the weekend He's pretty much everywhere on telly these days, so this will be a good chance to laugh at him in person.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Mark Thomas: Alternative Stage, over the weekend Presenter, political activist, reporter, and funnyman, he's done it all. See what this self-described "libertarian anarchist" has to say over on the Alternative Stage.

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Reading And Leeds Festivals 2011 - line-up revealed

Henry Rollins: Alternative Stage, over the weekend And for the last name on the Reading/Leeds line-up, we've got singer/spoken word artist/author/actor/activist/radio DJ Henry Rollins. Click here to buy your tickets to catch him, and all of these other acts, this summer.

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