Next Leeds Festival headliner to be announced on Monday

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Today, Leeds Festival organisers confirmed that there will be another headline announcement on Monday 4th Feb 2013.

The image they posted on their official Facebook page read, “Second headliner plus more bands….Monday 4th February” #.

So far Eminem is the only confirmed headlining act for the event, with Deftones, Alt-J and more also confirmed. Check out our line-up page for full details.

The festival runs from 23 – 25th August 2013 at Bramham Park.

Who would you like to see confirmed on Monday? Leave a comment and let us know!

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Leeds Festival 2013 rumours page updated

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We’ve just updated our rumours page to include a few names that are currently being banded around the web.
The Arctic Monkeys, Black Sabbath, Editors and more now all find themselves on our rumours list.

Check out who else could be playing Leeds Festival 2013 by visiting our page here: Leeds Festival Rumours

Heard a rumour we’ve not yet reported? Leave a comment and we’ll look into it!

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Eminem confirmed as headliner for Leeds Festival 2013

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Eminem has been confirmed as the first headlining act for Leeds Festival 2013.

Organisers announced the news this week.

The US rapper will play alongside the likes of Deftones, Alt-J, Sub Focus and Boy Better Know who have also been officially confirmed.

We’d love to hear what you think about this one so please leave a comment below and let us know!

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First bands confirmed for Leeds Festival 2013

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Organisers for Leeds Festival 2013 have confirmed the first few acts that will be appearing.

The following bands were named today:

Deftones – Main Stage
Alt-J – NME/Radio 1 Stage
Sub Focus – BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage Headliners (New Stage!)
Boy Better Know – BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage Headliners (New Stage!)

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the confirmations. Are they bands you are into or have you never heard of them before?

Leave a comment and let us know!

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First acts for Leeds Festival 2013 to be announced on 29th Nov

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Leeds Festival 2013 organisers have confirmed that they will announced some of the acts playing at next year’s bash on November 29th at Midday.

We’ll post the names as soon as they are confirmed. They will most likely be on the official Facebook and Twitter pages also.

Who do you think will be included in the announcement? Leave a comment below and let us know!

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3 new stages rumoured for Leeds Festival 2013

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Rumours suggest that Leeds Festival organisers are looking to add three stages to the 2013 bash.

“We’re changing the arena at Reading and Leeds quite significantly. I’ve got quite a strong buzz and feeling in myself in the changes that I’m making there. I’m still formulating the ideas.” Melvin Benn told BBC Newsbeat.

“There will quite a bit more dance music, quite a bit more other bits and pieces.”

According to NME the event will be expanding from 6 to 9 stages, but the capacity will remain the same.


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Leeds Festival 2013 Tickets Currently Available

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If you don’t care about who’s going to be playing at Leeds Festival and have a bit of money in your account then tickets for Leeds Festival 2013 are currently available, locked at 2012 year’s prices.

To buy  one of these limited number of tickets, please use the following links –

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Early rumours suggest that the Killers and Green Day are possibilities for the headline slots.

More will be added to our rumours list as we get nearer to the festival so stay tuned!

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Enter Shikari Name Best Band of Leeds Festival 2012 by NME Readers

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NME readers have voted Enter Shikari as their number one band of this year’s Leeds and Reading Festival.

The band took to the main stage at Leeds on Sunday 26th August 2012 and beat off competition from the likes of Foo Fighters (who many readers on here have said put on an awesome set!) The Cure, Kasabian and more to claim the title of ‘best act’.

The top ten were as follows:

1. Enter Shikari, Main Stage
2. Foo Fighters, Main Stage
3. Kasabian, Main Stage
4. The Cure, Main Stage
5. The Black Keys, Main Stage
6. Green Day, NME/Radio 1 Stage
7. Kaiser Chiefs, Main Stage
8. Maccabees, NME/Radio 1 Stage
9. Paramore, Main Stage
10. The Hives, NME/Radio 1 Stage

Do you agree with the NME readers? Why not leave a comment and share who you thought was the best act at Leeds Festival 2012.

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2 out of 3 Headliners Already Confirmed for Leeds Festival 2013

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Cheif Leeds Festival 2013 organiser, Melvin Benn has confirmed that 2 of the 3 headliners for next year’s festival have already been confirmed.

Benn made the following statement to NME this week:

“We’ve got two out of the three headliners already secured,”

“The third – we know exactly who we want. We haven’t made the approach yet, my feeling is they want to do it.”

Although Benn refused to name any of the confirmed acts he has already ruled out the Stone Roses as a possibility, explaining: “My feeling is probably that they are not on our list.”

Who do you think will headline Leeds Festival 2013? Leave a comment below and let us know!

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