Dave, Arctic Monkeys and Rage Against the Machine to headline Leeds festival

Leeds festival 2018: Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott and Kasabian have also been announced. Dave, Arctic Monkeys and Rage Against the Machine to headline Leeds festival Four more bands have been announced as the headliners…

Dave, Arctic Monkeys and Rage Against the Machine to headline Leeds festival

Leeds festival 2018: Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott and Kasabian have also been announced.

Dave, Arctic Monkeys and Rage Against the Machine to headline Leeds festival

Four more bands have been announced as the headliners for the fourth festival of its sort.

The Arctic Monkeys, James Blake and The Libertines will headline the Leeds edition in July 2022.

They will join Dave, who will be playing his annual third-round comeback set, and Rage Against the Machine, who have been announced for the first time for the three-day bash.

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Artists from across the world, including the stars of Mexican talent show The Voice, will be appearing across various stages.

Arctic Monkeys, who came back with a new album last year and toured, will be joined by Florence + the Machine, Fatboy Slim, Underworld, Boy Better Know, Cassius, Maximo Park, JME, Wiley, Drenge, Interpol, 3LW, Tommy Reilly and Swim Deep.

British singer-songwriter James Blake, who has played Reading Festival twice before, will appear again.

Frontman Arctic Monkeys Alex Turner said of the announcement: “For four years I’ve been working on a new Arctic Monkeys record, but in terms of being considered on the Leeds bill, never! Now that I’ve got my hands on the wheels, I want to ride them all the way through summer 2022!”

Metronomy lead the line-up for the main stage, while Frankie and the Heartstrings will play the Ampège stage.

Young Fathers will headline in the Temple, where they will be joined by a host of up-and-coming British and Irish acts.

Travis Scott, Haim, BROCKHAMPTON, Matoma, Chromeo, Veruca Salt, Candyman, Moses Sumney, Zach Galifianakis and Marika Hackman have also been confirmed for the Ampège stage.

See the full 2018 line-up for Reading and Leeds festival here.

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