The band took to the Main Stage at Reading on Saturday (August 25) and Leeds on Sunday (August 26). In second place were Foo Fighters on the Main Stage, followed by Kasabian in their first ever headline slot and The Cure – who played the festival for the first time in 33 years. Watch a video interview with Enter Shikari at Reading below.
Green Day’s surprise appearance on the NME/Radio 1 stage at Reading on Saturday made it to number six, after The Black Keys. Kaiser Chiefs, The Maccabees, Paramore and The Hives.
The top ten bands at Reading and Leeds festivals as voted for by NME.com users are:
1. Enter Shikari, Main Stage
2. Foo Fighters, Main Stage
3. Kasabian, Main Stage
4. The Cure, Main Stage
5. The Black Keys, Main Stage
6. Green Day, NME/Radio 1 Stage
7. Kaiser Chiefs, Main Stage
8. Maccabees, NME/Radio 1 Stage
9. Paramore, Main Stage
10. The Hives, NME/Radio 1 Stage
For the ultimate Reading and Leeds review, and to read all about the action-packed weekend, pick up the new issue of NME, which is on newsstands now or available digitally.