50 new names revealed for Reading & Leeds Fest 2014!

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Reading & Leeds Festivals have announced another 50 amazing additions across the
stages set to join the FOUR Festival headliners Queens Of The Stone Age, Paramore, Arctic
Monkeys and Blink-182 for 2014. 

Over on the NME/Radio 1 Stage headliners Disclosure, Courteeners and Bombay Bicycle
Club are joined by ex-My Chemical Romance front man and previous festival headliner Gerard
Way in his first ever solo UK show, hip-hop heavyweight and Kendrick Lamar collaborator
Schoolboy Q and the soulful vocal and cutting rap delivery of Maverick Sabre. Also playing will
be Aussie thrash-pop duo DZ Deathrays and emotive screamo titans La Dispute.
Reading & Leeds have a burgeoning reputation for bringing the best in electronic music and
cutting edge dance to the Festival and the additions of Sigma, Indiana, RÜFÜS,
Panama, Kove, MØ, Lxury and Billion.
Punk and rock have a strong heritage at Reading & Leeds and last year’s addition of a rock day
added to the Lock Up Stage acknowledged that. Now announced alongside incredible
headliners Jimmy Eat World, Gogol Bordello and Of Mice & Men are We Came As Romans,
Crosses, Muncie Girls, Brutality Will Prevail, Lesser Key, The HELL, Beasts, Masked
Intruder, Emily’s Army and Vales.
Providing a place to see upcoming acts alongside some real heavy hitters, the Festival Republic
Stage is looking as strong as ever. Headlined by Palma Violets, Band Of Skulls and
Augustines, now King Charles, Southern, We Are Scientists, The Amazing Snakeheads,
American Authors, Little Matador, The Minutes, Leaders Of Men, The Sunshine
Underground, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Sivu, Drowners, Lucius and Saint
Raymond have all joined the line-up.
Added as a new stage in 2013, this year sees the return of the BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage.
Dedicated to all things hip-hop, urban and grime, and already boasting the likes of Giggs,
Pusha T, Danny Brown and Joey Bada$$, the stage is joined by MistaJam, Raleigh Ritchie,
Dirty Dike, Edward Scissortongue, Dominique Young Unique, Tempa T, Little Simz,
Newham Generals, Adian Coker, Kwabs, Elli Ingram, Hawk House and My Nu Leng
alongside the other previously announced names.



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