This will mark the first instance in which Chicago’s Fall Out Boy have headlined, while Scottish trio Biffy Clyro’s headline for the second time – both bands haven’t played at the festival since Biffy’s first headlining year in 2013.
They will join fellow headliners the Foals & Disclosure (Reading Aug 26/Leeds Aug 27) and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers (Reading Aug 27/Leeds Aug 28)
Over 50 bands have also been announced, as the final line up for the festival begins to take shape.
The full-list of new bands announced is as follows:
Chvrches The Vaccines A$AP Rocky HAIM Jack Garratt The Wombats Lower Than Atlantis Asking Alexandria The Dillinger Escape Plan Travi$ Scott G-Eazy Skindred Five Finger Death Punch Sleeping With Sirens The Neighbourhood Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes State Champs Savages Die Antwoord Cage The Elephant Krept & Konan Sigma Half Moon Run Basement Blossoms Mura Masa Giggs Netsky Highly Suspect Sundara Karma AlunaGeorge Duke Dumont David Rodigan MBE Disciples My Nu Leng B2B Oneman + Dread MC (Reading) / Oneman B2B My Nu Leng + Dread MC (Leeds) MistaJam Philip George Riton Birdy Nam Nam Wakrat The King Blues Kvelertak FVK Modern Baseball Dead! Creeper Citizen Maxïmo Park Raleigh Ritchie INHEAVEN Banners Tuff Love Seratones Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals Section Boyz Protoje Lady Leshurr DJ Semtex Yungen Juaz
The festival will take place during the August Bank Holiday Weekend, August 26th – August 28th 2016 and tickets are now available through the Reading and Leeds festival websites respectively.
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