The Libertines announced as final Reading & Leeds headliner

After delivering earlier announcements to their line-up over the last few months, Reading & Leeds festivals have announced a batch of over 50 new acts set to take the stage this year, with The Libertines joining Metallica and Mumford & Sons as their third and final headliner.

The band will join a number of other artists including All Time Low, Bring Me The Horizon, Kendrick Lamar, The Maccabees, Knife Party, Limp Bizkit, Tyler, The Creator, Swim Deep, Everything Everything, Jamie XX, Boy Better Know, Camo & Krooked, Hudson Mohawke, New Found Glory, Mastodon, Cancer Bats, Django Django, The Wombats, Frank Turner, Ash, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush Zombies, Azealia Banks, Lethal Bizzle, Stormzy and more, when the festivals return this August Bank Holiday weekend.

Festival organiser Melvin Benn commented, “What a band to announce as our third headliner. The Libertines are part of the Reading & Leeds family and I can’t wait for the boys to walk on to our Main Stages in their rightful place at the top of the bill. I’m excited to announce over 50 other phenomenally talented acts today who will bring amazing performances for our fans. I really think we’ve got the ultimate line-up this year. Where else can you see Kendrick Lamar on the same day as Deadmau5 and Years & Years, or Marmozets on the same day as Azealia Banks or Metallica, or All Time Low on the same day as Knife Party or Mumford & Sons!"

Tickets for the festivals are available at both http://www.readingfestival.com and http://www.leedsfestival.com respectively, and you can see the full list of new additions to the bill below.

The Libertines (Headliner)
A$AP Ferg
All Time Low
Alvvays
American Football
Ash
Azealia Banks
Ben Kahn
Boy Better Know
Bring Me The Horizon (European Festival Exclusive)
Brodinski
Bury Tomorrow
Camo & Krooked
Cancer Bats
Cardiknox
Circa Waves
Coasts
Craze
Darlia
Dillon Francis
Django Django
DMA’s
Everything Everything
Flatbush Zombies
Frank Turner (solo)
Frnkiero Andthe Cellabration
FTSE
Ghost
Glass Animals
Gojira
Gorgon City
Hudson Mohawke
Jake Isaac
Jamie XX
Kendrick Lamar
Knife Party
Krept & Konan
Lethal Bizzle
Limp Bizkit
Little May
Lonely The Brave
Marmozets
Mastodon
Modern Life Is War
My Nu Leng
Neck Deep
New Found Glory
Nick Brewer
Oneman
Panic! At the Disco
Peace
Pell
Porter Robinson
Radkey
Rae Sremmurd
Rat Boy
Ratking
San Fermin
Simple Plan
Slaves
Stormzy
Swim Deep
The Bulletproof Bomb
The Districts
The Maccabees
The Menzingers
The Wombats
Toyboy & Robin
Tourist
Tyler, The Creator
Walking On Cars
We Are The Ocean
While She Sleeps

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