Royal Blood confirmed for Reading & Leeds

Royal Blood have been confirmed for this year’s Reading & Leeds festival.

They’re among the second wave of artists confirmed, which also includes folk-rockers Mumford And Sons who will be the second main stage headliners following Metallica’s previously announced slot.

Other acts announced for the festival which takes place on August 28-30 are Bastille, Deadmau5, Rebel Sound, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Year & Years, Wolf Alice, Hannah Wants, Jack Garratt and Pretty Vicious.

Festival boss Melvin Benn says: ”With today’s announcement, the Reading & Leeds lineup is already shaping up to be one of the best ever. I’m looking forward to revealing the third headliner and even more great artists soon.”

Tickets are currently available via See Tickets.

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