Radiohead And Kings Of Leon Head Reading & Leeds Festival Line-up

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Gavin Riley

30th March 2009
At 19:05 GMT

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This year's Reading and Leeds Festival will be headlined by Radiohead, Kings of Leon and as previously reported, the Arctic Monkeys.

In a major departure from its metal roots, three alternative / indie bands will headline the festival, which takes place at the dual locations of Reading (Richfield Avenue) and Leeds (Bramham Park).

Many other bands have also been confirmed tonight. The Kaiser Chiefs, Placebo, Deftones, Prodigy, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeah's and Vampire Weekend have all been confirmed across the three days of the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Tickets went on sale at 7pm tonight, we suggest you get accompanied with your F5 / Apple + R buttons.

Here's full line-up:

Reading Friday (Leeds - Sunday)

Kings Of Leon
Kaiser Chiefs
Fall Out Boy
Funeral For A Friend

Reading Saturday (Leeds - Friday)

Arctic Monkeys
The Prodigy
Maximo Park
Ian Brown
The Courteeners
Enter Shikari
Eagles Of Death Metal

Reading Sunday (Leeds - Saturday)

Bloc Party
Yeah Yeah Yeah's
Vampire Weekend
Brand New

Other bands confirmed, but not yet assigned a stage include:

The Gossip
Jamie T
White Lies
Friendly Fires
The Maccabees
Florence & The Machine
The Gaslight Anthem

So what do you think of the Reading & Leeds line-ups? Let us know in the comments section below.

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