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Melvin Benn: "I wouldn't have the current Guns N' Roses back at Reading & Leeds."

Melvin Benn: "I wouldn't have the current Guns N' Roses back at Reading & Leeds."

Melvin Benn has ruled out booking the current Guns N' Roses line-up for the Reading & Leeds festivals again.

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Carl Barat deal leads to more Libertines shows

Carl Barat deal leads to more Libertines shows

Carl Barat has revealed there is a deal in place for more Libertines shows, which could feature festivals.

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UK Festival Awards 2010 shortlists announced

UK Festival Awards 2010 shortlists announced

The final voting stage for the UK Festival Awards 2010 is now open, giving fans the definitive say on another amazing festival season.

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Festival promoter forces GNR to play full set in Dublin

Festival promoter forces GNR to play full set in Dublin

Irish promoter Denis Desmond, widely regarded as the most powerful figure in the UK's festival industry, personally intervened to ensure that fans received a full Guns N' Roses show after frontman Axl Rose had tried to end a gig early after being repeatedly pelted by plastic cups.

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Want to improve festivals? Take part in our Festival Census to tell organisers exactly what you think!

Want to improve festivals? Take part in our Festival Census to tell organisers exactly what you think!

Ever wanted to be able to directly tell festival organisers what you think of their events? Anything you particularly love and want to see more of? Or the things that niggle you? Maybe you've got a brilliant idea for ways to improve them...

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Axl Rose: 'Guns N' Roses on time at Reading & Leeds'

Axl Rose: 'Guns N' Roses on time at Reading & Leeds'

In an online rant, Axl Rose has said that Guns N' Roses were on time at last weekend's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Ticket Trout: Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011

Ticket Trout: Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011

You may only just be washing off the felt tip from your face, but Reading Festival 2011 tickets and Leeds Festival 2011 tickets are on sale now.

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Guns N' Roses hit out at Reading/Leeds boss

Guns N' Roses hit out at Reading/Leeds boss

Guns N' Roses have claimed they had the power pulled on them at Reading Festival on Friday night due to a personal grudge against them by festival boss Melvin Benn.

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Blink 182 spread the love at Leeds Festival 2010

Blink 182 spread the love at Leeds Festival 2010

Reunited Californian punks Blink 182 showed their appreciation for the Leeds leg of the rock weekender during their 90 minute headline set, bassist Mark Hoppus declaring, "We've not played there yet but I can already say Leeds kicks the shit out of Reading."

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Jason Byrne fills comedy tent with the sound of laughter

Jason Byrne fills comedy tent with the sound of laughter

Dublin joker Jason Byrne had people climbing scaffolding to see his hilarious routines and unsuccessful attempts to pair up a ladyboy in the crowd with any single gay men he could find.

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Gogol Bordello bring the theatrics to Leeds

Gogol Bordello bring the theatrics to Leeds

No Leeds Fester could casually pass Gogol Bordello on their way to buy a warm 4 pint as the New York gypsies mesmerised with their unique mixture of gypsy folk, punk and dub.

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NOFX bring out the sunshine in their first set of two

NOFX bring out the sunshine in their first set of two

Stating their intentions early with quick-fire three-chord punk such as 'Dinosaurs Will Die' and 'Bob', blue-haired Fat Mike and his NOFX pals amused a modest crowd at Leeds this afternoon.

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Lostprophets serve up a taste of Guns n' Roses at Leeds

Lostprophets serve up a taste of Guns n' Roses at Leeds

Without a strop Lostprophets gave Leeds an intro of 'Sweet Child o' Mine' hours before Guns n' Roses were due to take stage.

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Hatebreed 'Tear it Down' at Leeds

Hatebreed 'Tear it Down' at Leeds

Hardcore stalwarts Hatebreed destroyed the Lock Up stage at Leeds Festival with a typically devastating performance.

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Queens of the Stone Age don't fill their Main Stage shoes

Queens of the Stone Age don't fill their Main Stage shoes

Queens of the Stone Age failed to inspire the masses at Leeds after Lostprophets and Biffy Clyro rocked its foundations.

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Biffy's iffy setlist can't mar fantastic show

Biffy's iffy setlist can't mar fantastic show

Scottish heroes Biffy Clyro showed they are more than ready for the big time with a phenomenal performance that withstood sound problems and a patchy setlist.

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Mumford & Sons have fans jigging round Bramham Park

Mumford & Sons have fans jigging round Bramham Park

Opening with the title track of potential album of the year 'Sigh No More', Mumford & Sons could scarcely believe the tent-bursting crowd that had gathered to hear their immense folk-rock. "You and Reading have been the two crowds of the summer for us," they tell us.

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Guns N' Roses late and not so great at Leeds

Guns N' Roses late and not so great at Leeds

Once the greatest live bands in the world, seeing Axl Rose and "Guns N Roses" half an hour later than billed was just one big disappointment for the half-crowd who even bothered staying at Leeds Festival tonight.

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Guns N' Roses misfire at Reading

Guns N' Roses misfire at Reading

Tens of thousands of fans were left feeling cheated and disappointed after one of the most anticipated headline sets of the summer disintegrated into an embarrassing farce at Reading Festival last night, confounded by a late appearance resulting in the power being pulled before the end of the set.

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Leeds bosses quash GnR cancellation rumours

Leeds bosses quash GnR cancellation rumours

Festival Republic have quashed rumours that Guns N' Roses are to cancel their headline show at Leeds Festival tomorrow (Sunday) night.

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All Time Low inject Leeds with a legal high

All Time Low inject Leeds with a legal high

Baltimore's All Time Low treated Leeds to a fun-loving afternoon of catchy tunes, circle pits and dancing.

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You Me At Six fly the British flag at Leeds

You Me At Six fly the British flag at Leeds

Fast rising emo-rockers You Me At Six gave Leeds a small taste of England on a stage rammed with Stateside talent.

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Leeds chills out to Cypress Hill

Leeds chills out to Cypress Hill

Stoned hip-hop giants Cypress Hill failed to attract the crowds or excitement of Limp Bizkit at Leeds.

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Dance Stage bouncing at Leeds Festival

Dance Stage bouncing at Leeds Festival

Leeds' Dance Stage was full of happy punters for L'amour La Morgue and Chiddy Bang as thousands danced away their weather worries.

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Limp Bizkit snap indie kids in half

Limp Bizkit snap indie kids in half

Limp Bizkit kept the headbangers at Leeds happy today with classic nu-metal riffs that just begged necks to nod.

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Weezer cover Leeds in rock goodness

Weezer cover Leeds in rock goodness

American pop-punk royalty Weezer blew the competition out the water this evening with a manic headline-worthy set chock full of their classic back catalogue and even a Lady Gaga number.

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Comic Kevin Bridges sets the bar at Leeds

Comic Kevin Bridges sets the bar at Leeds

Rising TV star Kevin Bridges opened the Alternative Stage in refreshing style at Leeds Festival, but some disappointed fans missed out on his hilarious set as the tent bulged with demand.

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3oh3! throw first party of the weekend at Leeds Festival

3oh3! throw first party of the weekend at Leeds Festival

Colorado's 3oh3! pumped their massive tunes out at full blast to a packed tent that loved every minute of their quick half hour show.

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Modest Mouse fail to shine at Leeds

Modest Mouse fail to shine at Leeds

Hillbillies-turned-musicians Modest Mouse refused to follow festival etiquette at Leeds, putting on an awkward performance which wasn't helped by the rain.

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UK punks Gallows destroy in 'secret' show

UK punks Gallows destroy in 'secret' show

Scene favourites chucked out cuts from 'Orchestra of Wolves' and 'Grey Britain' as their surprise appearance caused carnage in the Lockup Stage at Leeds.

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Frank Turner leads the karaoke at Leeds Festival

Frank Turner leads the karaoke at Leeds Festival

Ex-Million Dead front-man Frank Turner took his seat on the NME/Radio One Stage to lead the masses through a spirited sing-a-long.

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Serj Tankian brings a mini orchestra to Leeds

Serj Tankian brings a mini orchestra to Leeds

Serj Tankian added a touch of class-ical to Leeds' NME/Radio One Stage when he arrived in a dapper white suit, backed by a mini orchestra.

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Dizzee scorches Leeds with sizzling set

Dizzee scorches Leeds with sizzling set

Any Leeds Fest-er who doesn't rate Dizzee Rascal as the highlight of the day was obviously trapped in a toilet.

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The Libertines feel the squeeze at Leeds

The Libertines feel the squeeze at Leeds

The Libertines performed to a swollen crowd so excited the nonchalant indie rockers had to stop their set to allow fans to take a breath.

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Arcade Fire slip on the headliner slippers with comfort

Arcade Fire slip on the headliner slippers with comfort

Arcade Fire proved any fans who doubted their bill topping credentials wrong with a slick, polished and captivating performance at Leeds.

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Enter Shikari shine brightest in NME/Radio 1 tent at Leeds

Enter Shikari shine brightest in NME/Radio 1 tent at Leeds

Fans didn't know where to look as Enter Shikari brought their unique?brand of raved-up hardcore metal to the Leeds second stage.

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Pendulum pull crowd of the day

Pendulum pull crowd of the day

Aussie drum and bass rockers Pendulum seemed to have the whole of Leeds cutting shapes to their stunning dance numbers as they closed Friday's proceedings on the NME/Radio 1 stage.

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Print off Reading/Leeds Festival stage times

Print off Reading/Leeds Festival stage times

Why waste beer money on a festival programme when you can download and print off the Reading and Leeds Festival line-ups and times here.

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WEATHER WATCH: what to pack this weekend

WEATHER WATCH: what to pack this weekend

With the Bank Holiday looming, most of you will be heading to a festival this weekend. Let's see what weather awaits you...

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Guns N' Roses told not to be late for Reading/Leeds

Guns N' Roses told not to be late for Reading/Leeds

The boss of Reading/Leeds Festivals has warned Guns N' Roses not to be late for their headline slot, otherwise they could face the axe.

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SeeTickets sorry for late Reading/Leeds ticket dispatch

SeeTickets sorry for late Reading/Leeds ticket dispatch

SeeTickets have apologised for late dispatch of tickets for this weekend's Readng and Leeds Festivals.

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Gallows unveiled as The Rats for Reading/Leeds

Gallows unveiled as The Rats for Reading/Leeds

Gallows have been confirmed as mystery slot holders at Reading and Leeds Festivals 2010.

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Win 100 HMV gift card and 50,000 hmvpure card points

Win 100 HMV gift card and 50,000 hmvpure card points

Here's your chance to make festivals even better and win 100 in HMV vouchers plus a hmvpure card loaded with an incredible 50,000 points, giving you access to exclusive money can't buy rewards.

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Reading, Leeds adds more music and comedy

Reading, Leeds adds more music and comedy

Reading and Leeds Festival are making the final preparations for this year's event with new comics and musicians announced for the Alternative Stage and much more too.

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Guns N' Roses cancel Reading/Leeds shows?

Guns N' Roses cancel Reading/Leeds shows?

Unconfirmed reports are suggesting that Guns N' Roses have cancelled all of their forthcoming dates which includes Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Update: Guns N' Roses will play Reading, Leeds

Update: Guns N' Roses will play Reading, Leeds

Guns N' Roses fans can breathe a collective sigh of relief after Reading and Leeds organisers have confirmed that the band will still headline the festivals this month.

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Reading and Leeds stage times announced

Reading and Leeds stage times announced

With Guns N' Roses definitely playing this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals - thanks Internet rumours - organisers have released the stage times for this year's events.

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Limited number of Leeds Festival tickets on sale

Limited number of Leeds Festival tickets on sale

A limited number of Leeds Festival 2010 tickets are on sale.

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Reading, Leeds confirm BBC Introducing bands

Reading, Leeds confirm BBC Introducing bands

Motion Picture Soundtrack and Wot Gorilla are among the acts confirmed for the BBC Introducing Stage at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Get 10% off Tangerine Fields at Reading, Leeds, Creamfields this weekend

Get 10% off Tangerine Fields at Reading, Leeds, Creamfields this weekend

We've teamed up with luxury camping company Tangerine Fields to offer you a 10% discount off their facilities at Reading, Leeds and Creamfields festivals.

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Get tickets and travel to Leeds Festival and more

Get tickets and travel to Leeds Festival and more

National Express have announced that they have ticket and travel packages available for the 'sold out' Leeds Festival.

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Get 10% off Tangerine Fields at Reading, Leeds, Creamfields

Get 10% off Tangerine Fields at Reading, Leeds, Creamfields

We've teamed up with luxury camping company Tangerine Fields to offer you a 10% discount off their facilities at Reading, Leeds and Creamfields festivals.

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Alternative Stage announced for Reading, Leeds

Alternative Stage announced for Reading, Leeds

Acts for the Alternative Stage for Reading and Leeds Festivals have been unveiled.

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1 in 12 festivals tickets are fake, say OFT

1 in 12 festivals tickets are fake, say OFT

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has warned that one in every 12 festival tickets bought online are fake, costing victims an average of 80.

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Festival ticket prices set to rise again?

Festival ticket prices set to rise again?

If a proposed royalty increase by the Performing Rights Society (PRS) comes to fruition, fans look likely to be paying more for their festival tickets next summer.

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Minister asks organisers to warn about legal highs

Minister asks organisers to warn about legal highs

A government minister has asked festival promoters to warn ticket-holders about the potential danger of legal highs, the Guardian newspaper has reported.

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Readings/Leeds reveal Festival Republic Stage

Readings/Leeds reveal Festival Republic Stage

Marina And The Diamonds, Ash and British Sea Power have been given the nod to headline the Festival Republic Stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals this August.

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Reading, Leeds Festivals announce Lock Up bill

Reading, Leeds Festivals announce Lock Up bill

Alkaline Trio and Bad Religion are to headline the Lock Up Stage at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, organisers have announced.

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The King Blues and more for Reading, Leeds 2010

The King Blues and more for Reading, Leeds 2010

Following the Lock Up Stage announcement on Mike Davies' Punk Show this morning (Tuesday), organisers have also revealed a slew of new acts for this year's Reading and Leeds Festival.

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Reading, Leeds warn of fake websites and ticket scams

Reading, Leeds warn of fake websites and ticket scams

People still looking for tickets for this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals have been strongly advised to only use outlets authorised on the official festival websites as a number of ticketing scams have come to light.

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Mystery Jets and more for Reading and Leeds

Mystery Jets and more for Reading and Leeds

Mystery Jets head up a slew of new acts revealed for this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Where to buy Reading and Leeds tickets tonight

Where to buy Reading and Leeds tickets tonight

Reading Festival and Leeds Festival tickets are on sale today (Monday) from 6.45pm, but you can click on the links below to get the page ready in your browser.

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Reading, Leeds Festivals renew secondary ticketing deal

Reading, Leeds Festivals renew secondary ticketing deal

Secondary ticketing company viagogo have today (Monday) announced the renewal of their deal with Festival Republic to continue as the official ticket exchange partner of Reading, Leeds and Latitude festivals.

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The Libertines to headline Reading and Leeds?

The Libertines to headline Reading and Leeds?

The Libertines are to headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, reports the Guardian ahead of the official announcement at 7pm tonight (Monday).

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Reading & Leeds Festival headliners announced

Reading & Leeds Festival headliners announced

As predicted, Guns n' Roses, Blink 182 and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals with The Libertines as special guests.

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Blink 182's Travis Barker adds to Reading, Leeds rumours

Blink 182's Travis Barker adds to Reading, Leeds rumours

Drummer Travis Barker has fuelled speculation that Blink 182 will return to Reading and Leeds this summer by announcing the group will be playing European festivals in August.

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Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals

Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals

Virtual Festivals would like to wish all of our users, old and new, a very merry Christmas and a memorable New Year.

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UK Festival Awards shortlists announced

UK Festival Awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for this year's UK Festival Awards have been announced.

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UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!

UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!

Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2009, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.

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UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday

UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday

Voting for the UK Festival Awards 2009 will go live next Wednesday (23 September).

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Reading, Leeds Festival 2010 tickets on sale

Reading, Leeds Festival 2010 tickets on sale

Early bird tickets for next year's Reading and Leeds Festivals have gone on sale.

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