The Cure, Kasabian and Foo Fighters to Headline Reading & Leeds Festival

At The Drive-In, Florence + The Machine and Paramore also confirmed to play.

Paul Tamburroby Paul Tamburro

If you've been following our new official CraveOnlineUK Twitter page you'll know that the official line-up for the Reading & Leeds Festival 2012 has been announced today (March 12) with Kasabian, Foo Fighters and the legendary The Cure all set to take to the Main Stage between August 24-26, with At The Drive In also confirmed to play.

All three bands were widely speculated to top the bill across the three evenings after a leaked 'official' poster was circulated online. However, following todays announcement it now appears that the credibility of said poster has been confirmed, so prepare to see other rumoured acts such as Florence & The Machine, Soundgarden, Korn, Jack White, Mumford & Sons and All Time Low to also be playing.

Tickets have now officially been onsale since 7.15pm today and are available from the list of sites listed on and

For the latest updates on the festival keep checking @CraveOnlineUK.

UPDATE #1: Bombay Bicycle Club, Paramore, You Me At Six, Florence, Enter Shikari, Maccabees, Katy B, The Black Keys and Kaiser Chiefs also announced.


Friday 24th August

Main Stage

  • The Cure
  • Paramore
  • Bombay Bicycle Club
  • You Me At Six
  • Crystal Castles
  • Angels and Airwaves
  • Coheed and Cambria
  • Cancer Bats
  • Deaf Havana


Saturday 25th August

Main Stage

  • Kasabian
  • Florence + The Machine
  • The Vaccines
  • Enter Shikari
  • The Shins
  • Odd Future (WGKTA
  • Mystery Jets
  • Blood Red Shoes


Sunday 26th August

Main Stage

  • Foo Fighters
  • The Black Keys
  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • Bullet For My Valentine
  • All Time Low
  • Gaslight Anthem
  • Eagles Of Death Metal
  • Band Of Skulls
  • Pulled Apart By Horses


NME/Radio 1 Stage

  • Maccabees
  • At The Drive-In
  • Justice
  • Foster The People
  • The Cribs
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • The Courteeners
  • Billy Talent
  • Miike Snow
  • The Horrors


Dance Stage

  • Metronomy
  • Katy B
  • Azealia Banks
  • Jaguar

More acts are to be announced.