Leeds Festival 2015

  • Festival Locks DJ In Cage After Allegedly Mistaking Him For Gatecrasher
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    Festival Locks DJ In Cage After Allegedly Mistaking Him For Gatecrasher

    Nobody puts DJ in a corner. Well, unless you’re England’s Leeds Festival, in which case, you’ll mistake a rising DJ and producer for a gatecrasher and lock him in a cage. The DJ in question, Evian Christ (real name Josh Leary), is a UK beatmer who despite having some of his production featured on Kanye

  • The Smith Street Band Are Heading To Reading And Leeds Festival
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    The Smith Street Band Are Heading To Reading And Leeds Festival

    Melbourne’s punk rock sons The Smith Street Band are one of more than 70 new international acts added to the 2015 Reading and Leeds Festival bill. The foursome join an already mammoth lineup headlined by metal titans Metallica and the newly electrified Mumford & Sons, and buffered by fellow new additions Alt-J, Palma Violets, Twin

  • Yes, Alexisonfire Are Reuniting
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    Yes, Alexisonfire Are Reuniting

    After yesterday teasing fans with hints of a possible reunion, Canadian post-hardcore legends Alexisonfire have today made it official, unveiling a run of international tour and festival dates, which do not include Australia as yet. The band first announced their breakup in August of 2011, and haven’t performed together since their 2012 farewell tour. But

  • Reading And Leeds Boss Defends The Lack Of Females On Festival Lineup
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    Reading And Leeds Boss Defends The Lack Of Females On Festival Lineup

    The boss of Reading and Leeds Festival has responded to criticisms of gender imbalance regarding to the 2015 bill, which features just 9 acts with female members. This year’s festival will be headlined by Mumford & Sons, Metallica and The Libertines with not one female act appearing on the main stage lineup as of yet.

  • Over 70 Acts Added To UK’s Reading And Leeds Festivals
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    Over 70 Acts Added To UK’s Reading And Leeds Festivals

    A pile of over 70 acts has been added to the UK’s Reading and Leeds Festival lineups, including three Aussie groups, who have now locked in their August festival slots. Reading and Leeds organisers have added London rockers The Libertines to the top of the bill, joining metal heroes Metallica, and Mumford & Sons as

  • UK’s Reading And Leeds Festivals Have Expanded Their Lineups
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    UK’s Reading And Leeds Festivals Have Expanded Their Lineups

    A baker’s dozen of new acts has been added to the already robust lineup for the 2015 Reading and Leeds festival. Brit-hipsters Mumford & Sons will join Metallica as the bonanza’s second headliners, with Royal Blood, Bastille and Catfish & The Bottlemen bringing up the rear. The latest announcement is rounded out by Deadmau5, BBC

  • Metallica Headlining Reading & Leeds 2015
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    Metallica Headlining Reading & Leeds 2015

    Heavy metal heroes Metallica will headline the main stage of England’s Reading and Leeds festivals next year, marking their fourth R&L appearance, and their first since headlining in 2008. Metallica’s headline set at both festivals will be a “UK Festival Exclusive performance”, organisers have said. The 2015 Reading and Leeds bill will also feature English

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