Leeds and Reading Festival tonight announced three exclusive Main Stage headliners set to entertain their 160,000 strong crowd.
Almighty rock gods The Foo Fighters will kick off proceedings in Leeds on Friday and close the show in Reading on Sunday, playing their only UK shows this year.
The Cure will play Leeds on Saturday and Reading on Friday, in their only UK shows this year.
Kasabian meanwhile will make their first headline appearance at the festival on Sunday at Leeds and Saturday at Reading, in their only festival shows in England and Wales in 2012.
The NME/Radio 1 Stage always proves hugely popular and with THE MACCABEES, AT THE DRIVE-IN and JUSTICE lined up for 2012 it’s sure to be busier than ever.
METRONOMY will top the bill on the Dance Stage.
Many more names are still to be announced on these stages as well as the full line-up for the NME/Radio 1 Stage, Lock-Up Stage, Dance Stage, Festival Republic Stage, BBC Introducing Stage and the Alternative Stage.
Leeds and Reading Festival line-up so far (in no particular order):
The Cure/ Kasabian/ Foo Fighters/ PARAMORE/ FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE/ THE BLACK KEYS/ BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB/ YOU ME AT SIX/ CRYSTAL CASTLES / ANGELS AND AIRWAVES/ COHEED AND CAMBRIA/ CANCER BATS/ DEAF HAVANA/ THE VACCINES/ ENTER SHIKARI/ THE SHINS/ MYSTERY JETS/ BLOOD RED SHOES/ KAISER CHIEFS/ BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE/ ALL TIME LOW/ THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM/ EAGLES OF DEATH METAL/ BAND OF SKULLS/ PULLED APART BY HORSES/THE MACCABEES/ FOSTER THE PEOPLE/ THE COURTEENERS/ AT THE DRIVE-IN / THE CRIBS/ BILLY TALENT/ MIIKE SNOW/ JUSTICE/ TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB/ THE HORRORS/ SBTRKT/METRONOMY/ KATY B/ AZEALIA BANKS/ JAGUAR SKILLS
Leeds Festival 2012
Reading Festival 2012