Trio also say Reading crowd is better than Leeds
Early into their set, frontmen Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus referenced Axl Rose and co’s chaotic Friday night set at the event’s southern site.
“I’m sorry you guys missed out on Guns N’ Roses on Friday night,” Hoppus said. “But Tom‘s going to play the intro to ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’.”
DeLonge then attempted to play the song, though after trying he said: “I haven’t practised it! Axl Rose is naked with my dad.”
The band had to warn the audience not to get crushed after playing ‘The Rock Show’, and briefly stopped their set.
Elsewhere, they repeated sections of stage banter from last night’s headline set at Leeds Festival, with DeLonge teasing Jedward and saying he wanted to “go down on Barack Obama“.
With Muse drummer Dominic Howard watching from the side of the stage, the band also said the Reading crowd was better than Leeds‘.
“I’m not saying this because we’re here tonight, but Reading kicks the shit out of Leeds,” said DeLonge.
‘The Rock Show’
‘What’s My Age Again?’
‘I Miss You’
‘Man Over Board’
‘Don’t Leave Me’
‘All The Small Things’
‘Anthem Part Two’
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