As if August Bank Holiday Weekend wasn’t one of the biggest on the festival calendar when Reading and Leeds takes place, the festival decided to raise the stakes and yesterday added Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy to the top of the bill.
The Scottish trio said about their headline slot: “We’re baaaaack!! We are honoured to be asked to close Reading and Leeds this summer. We had one of the best nights of our lives last time and we’re going to do all we can to make it even bigger and better in 2016. You ain’t seen nothing yet motherfuckers!!”
Biffy Clyro headlined Reading and Leeds in explosive fashion back in 2013 while touring off the back of their most recent album ‘Opposites‘, which featured ‘Black Chandelier‘ and ‘Biblical‘
It’s a UK first that a festival will boast having five headliners for a three-day festival, with Foals, Disclosure and Red Hot Chilli Peppers previously announced.
The line-up bulked up with some seriously big names with Chvrches, The Vaccines, Lower Than Atlantis and one of the most exciting new talents to surface, Jack Garrett are all set to play at the festival this year.
In the thick of a UK and European tour, The Wombats will be returning to Reading and Leeds, with the Scouse quartet bringing their back catalogue of teenage angst and indie anthems with them.
It’s always tough trying to decide what festival to go to each year but after yesterday’s announcement, it looks like Reading and Leeds have set the bar pretty high for
Check out the line-up below