Reading & Leeds announce BBC Introducing stage

Ipso Facto and Thomas Tantrum are among the slew of names confirmed for the BBC Introducing stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals.

Attack Attack, The Cherry Cobb Cartel, Darlings Of The Split Screen, Eureka Machines, Fangs, FF'ers, Flash Guns and Fox Cubs will also appear alongside General Fiasco, Hungry Ghosts and I Concur.

Other confirmations include Kid iD, The Last People on Earth, Loqui, The Maybes?, The New York Fund and Our Fold as well as Out From Africa, Pulled Apart By Horses and Razmatazzlorryexcitement.

, Skeletons, That F**king Tank, Tiger Shadow and Tripwires will also perform at the August Bank Holiday festivals.

All the bands have been picked by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens, Sandman magazine and Leeds-based promoters Futuresound.

Speaking about today's announcement Huw Stephens said: "Reading and Leeds is the festival for new music and so to have Introducing there is very exciting. The line-up for the stage offers a whole load of new talent and compliments the array of new artists playing."

The Killers, Rage Against The Machine and Metallica are set to headline the festivals which take place at Little Johns Farm, Reading and Branham Park, Leeds from 22-24 August. Click HERE for the latest Reading line-up and HERE for the latest Leeds bill.

Both festivals have completely sold out.