Reading and Leeds 2008 Photos: Sunday

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Reading Festival 2008 – Berkshire

Glasvegas frontman James Allan on the final night of the Reading Festival. The Scottish band performed tracks from their forthcoming debut album on the Festival Republic Stage on Sunday before The Kills wrapped things up with a headline set.

Pic: PA Photos

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Alice Glass of Crystal Castles onstage at the Reading Festival on Sunday. The Toronto duo were playing the Dance Arena after sets from Holy Fuck, Lethal Bizzle and The Whip.

Pic: Guy Eppel

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Pendulum backstage at the Reading Festival on Sunday afternoon. The Aussie drum and bass rockers played on the NME/Radio 1 Stage before a headline set from The Cribs closed the festival.

Pic: Guy Eppel

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Leeds Festival – 2008

Billy Lunn of The Subways onstage at the Leeds Festival on Sunday. The band performed on the Main Stage along with British Sea Power, The Automatic and We Are Scientists. Make sure you get next week’s issue of NME – on newsstands nationwide from Wednesday August 27 – for the ultimate Reading And Leeds Festivals review.

Pic: PA Photos

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We Are Scientists following their triumphant Main Stage set in Leeds on Sunday. NME.COM is bringing you live coverage straight from both sites of the Reading And Leeds Festivals 2008. For the latest news, blogs, pictures and video interviews head to NME.COM/Festival.

Pic: Danny North

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Keith Murray of We Are Scientists during the US band’s Main Stage set at the Leeds Festival on Sunday. Their set included the likes of ‘Nobody Moves Nobody Gets Hurt’, ‘Chick Lit’ and ‘After Hours’.

Pic: Danny North

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Fucked Up frontman Pink Eyes shows the Leeds crowd his ‘mangina’ on Sunday morning. During ‘Vivian Girls’, taken from the band’s 2006 debut ‘Hidden World’, Pink Eyes took down his shorts and boxer shorts, tucked his genitals between his legs and faced the audience. The frontman performed the rest of the set in his boxer shorts.

Pic: Danny North

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Dinosaur Pile Up performing on the BBC Introducing Stage at the Reading Festival. Make sure you get next week’s issue of NME – on newsstands nationwide from Wednesday August 27 – for the ultimate Reading And Leeds Festivals review.

Pic: Guy Eppel

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A sad-faced fan at Reading Festival, possibly due to her friend’s Dizzee Rascal t-shirt making unfair accusations. Or maybe it’s just food envy. Actually… unlikely. Pic: Jacob Perlmutter.

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A fan attempts a Slipknot style mask in homage to Iowa’s shock rockers at Bramham Park in Leeds. The band have pulled out of this weekend’s Reading And Leeds Festivals after drummer Joey Jordison broke his ankle.

Pic: Danny North

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Fans throwing their best rockstar poses in anticipation of the opening day of the Bramham Park site in Leeds. NME.COM is bringing you live coverage straight from both sites of the Reading And Leeds Festivals 2008. For the latest news, blogs, pictures and video interviews head to the Reading And Leeds Festivals index now.

Pic: Danny North

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The sun finally shines on the Leeds site, much to the shock of a female fan. NME.COM is bringing you live coverage straight from both sites of the Reading And Leeds Festivals 2008. For the latest news, blogs, pictures and video interviews head to NME.COM/Festivals.

Pic: Andy Whitton

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A punter gets dirty very early in the day at the Bramham Park site, Leeds. NME.COM is bringing you live coverage straight from both sites of the Reading And Leeds Festivals 2008. For the latest news, blogs, pictures and video interviews head to NME.COM/Festivals.

Pic: Andy Whitton

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