Reading and Leeds announce new arena

Glasvegas and Late Of The Pier are among the first names announced for the brand new Festival Republic Stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals.

The stage will focus on emerging bands and rising talent with Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Elliot Minor, The Audition, All Time Low, The Kills and Wiley all set as headliners for the weekend.

The Rascals, Cage The Elephant, XX Teens and These New Puritans will also feature at the festival alongside Wild Beasts, Los Campinsinos!, The Teenagers, Fight Like Apes and Lovvers.

Other names confirmed today include Johnny Foreigner, Ida Maria, Twisted Wheel, You Me At 6 and Collapsing Cities.

The full line-up for the Festival Republic Stage is as follows:

Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Late Of The Pier
Elliot Minor
The Audition
All Time Low
The Kills
Los Campesinos!
The Rascals
Twisted Wheel
Johnny Foreigner
You And Me At 6
Wild Beasts
Ida Maria
Collapsing Cities
The Teenagers
Friendly Fires
Black Kids
Teenagers In Tokyo
Cage The Elephant
Fight Like Apes
These New Puritans
Emmy The Great
Florence and the Machine
White Denim
XX Teens
Fighting With Wire
In Case Of Fire
Black Acid
Black Tide
Louis XIV

Rage Against The Machine, Metallica and The Killers will headline the sold-out Reading and Leeds festivals which take place from 22-24 August. Click HERE for the latest line-up.