Metallica, Alex Turner, Cribs and Glasvegas for final day of Reading Festival

Last Shadow Puppets, Tenacious D, The Music, Kills for third day of bash

Metallica are set to close the Reading Festival tonight (August 24) with a set on the Main Stage after Tenacious D and Feeder.

They will be going head-to-head with The Cribs, who are set to headline the NME/Radio 1 Stage with Johnny Marr playing with them for the entire set. They will play after performances from the likes of Alex Turner‘s The Last Shadow Puppets, Conor Oberst, Adam Green and The Music.

Avenged Sevenfold, Dropkick Murphys and Plain White T’s are also set to perform on the Main Stage, while The Metros will kick off the day’s musical action on the NME/Radio 1 Stage at midday (BST).

Elsewhere on the Reading site The Kills headline the Festival Republic Stage, playing after Glasvegas, Johnny Foreigner, Sergeant and Wiley.

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