Kendrick Lamar to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

Kendrick Lamar to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

Kendrick Lamar to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

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Fans of Reading & Leeds Festivals have been in uproar this morning, after the organisers released their long-awaited 2018 line-up.

Fall Out Boy last performed at the festival in 2016, while Kings Of Leon played AEG Presents' British Summertime Festival previous year. True Reading and Leeds veterans and crowd favorites, the Chicago four-piece has established their place on the festival bill over the last decade.

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The 90,000-capacity festival is staged by Festival Republic on the two sites over the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 24-26). At The Disco headlining.

Other acts announced today include Annie Mac, Brockhampton, Pale Waves, The Wombats, Bicep, Sigrid and Nadia Rose.

United Kingdom rap and grime artists have a strong showing in this year's line-up, with J Hus, Skepta, Yungen, Ms Banks, AJ Tracey, Wretch 32, Fredo and Mist all booked to perform. The band spent most of 2017 touring in support of their latest album, 2016's WALLS. At The Disco have been one of the top acts at the festivals.

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United States pop punk act Fall Out Boy will headline Friday 24 August in Reading and Saturday 25 in Leeds, while American rapper Kendrick Lamar will top the bill at Reading on Saturday and Sunday in Leeds.

If something heavier is a little more your thing, UnderØath, Sum 41, Papa Roach, Waterparks, Hollywood Undead, Beartooth and Creeper are all in the mix.

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