The UK’s annual end-of-summer music extravaganza, Reading and Leeds, returns August 26-28 with a lineup featuring rock and roll heavy hitters from both sides of Atlantic. Muse, The Strokes, My Chemical Romance, Jane’s Addiction, and The National head this year’s edition, while two of 2011′s most celebrated reunited outfits, Pulp and Death From Above 1979, are also confirmed to perform.
Other notable acts include Interpol, Deftones, Elbow, Rise Against, Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday, Beady Eye, The Offspring, Friendly Fires, Crystal Castles, The Kills, and hip hop risers Odd Future.
Rounding out the initial bill are The Horrors, 30 Seconds to Mars, The Streets, Warpaint, The Naked and Famous, The Vaccines, Two Door Cinema Club, White Lies, and The Libertines’ Peter Doherty. In all, the festivals will feature over 150 acts over over six stages.
For those unfamiliar with the set-up, the festival takes place at two different sites during the same weekend, with acts alternating per day. For more information, visit Reading’s website and Leed’s website.
Ticket for both the Reading and Leeds portions of the festival will cost £192.50 and go on sale today via seetickets.com.