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Muse announced as Leeds Festival headliners

Musician Matthew Bellamy of British band Muse will be performing at Bramham Park Credit: PA

Rock superstars Muse have been announced as the first headline act of next year's Leeds Festival.

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We’re very excited to be playing Reading and Leeds again. More news about our plans for 2017 coming in the new year.

– Muse

Other acts confirmed today include chart stars Major Lazer and Bastille.

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The festival will once again take place next August Bank Holiday weekend, which is the 25-27th of August.

Bastille will also perform at the festival Credit: PA

I’m thrilled to be able to announce Muse as the first headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017. Their incredible live show promises to be an unforgettable performance - we have so much more to announce and I can’t wait to reveal the rest of the line up.

– Festival organiser Melvin Benn