"Electrifying crowd at Leeds Festival " says Kasabian's Sergio Pizzorno in his exclusive chat for Calendar
Melvin Benn announced which local bands have beat stiff competition to win a place in the 2012 Leeds Festival line-up.
Acts appearing at this year's Leeds Festival are donating items for auction in aid of the Martin House Hospice for terminally-ill children.
The 28-year-old had three top five charting songs from his debut album Black and White.
The organisers of Leedd festival have announced more names to the acts appearing at the August bank holiday extravaganza.
Added to the line-up for the Main Stage are Skindred, Lower Than Atlantis, We Are The In Crowd **and Bury Tomorrow.
New names for the NME/ Radio 1 Stage are Frightened Rabbit, FIDLAR, Kodaline, Tribes and Aluna George.
And on the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage are Fenech-Soler, Friction, Clean Bandit, A-Trak, Flux Pavillion, Willy Moon and Jaqwar Ma .
On the Festival Republic Stage additional acts include headliners Crystal Fighters, British Sea Power and Spector. plus Chvrches, Kate Nash, Half Moon Run, Lucy Rose, Parquet Courts, Chapel Club and Surfer Blood
Leeds Festival organiser Melvin Benn has been speaking to ITV Calendar about this year's event, which see Green Day, Biffy Clyro and Eminem headlining.
The third act to headline this summer's Leeds Festival has this evening been revealed as Green Day.
Festival director Melvin Benn has named the band behind hits like 'American Idiot', 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' and '21 Guns' to line up alongside Eminem and Biffy Clyro.
They'll play the main stage on the Saturday night of the August Bank Holiday weekend at Bramham Park.
Up to eighty thousand people are expected at the event, which is now in its fifteenth year, and will also feature Sheffield band Bring Me the Horizon - tipped by Melvin as future headliners; plus Mercury Music prize winners Alt-J, who formed while studying at Leeds University.
Tonight Melvin told ITV Calendar he expected the festival to be as popular as ever, with Green Day a particularly big draw after they played Reading last year but didn't make an appearance at Leeds.
The countdown is on to find out who will be headlining at this year's Leeds Festival. So far, Biffy Clyro and Eminem have already been announced. A third will be revealed later.
Leeds Festival has announced Biffy Clyro as another headline act.
It will be a UK festival exclusive for the band, which has a recent NME award nomination. They join Eminem - with the final headline act soon to be revealed.
The first announcements have been made for the line up for the 2013 Leeds Festival. Alt-J will be back on their home soil for the biggest gig of their lives as they headline the NME/Radio 1 Stage. Deftones will also be celebrating their 25th anniversary at the festival.
Memorabilia from this year's Leeds Festival is being auctioned for charity. Signed set lists and drumsticks from the likes of The Cure, Kasabian, The Cribs and the Foo Fighters are being sold in aid of Martin House Hospice.
The unwanted tents and tonnes of rubbish left over from the last weekend's Leeds Festival are being collected, sorted and recycled and given to a Childrens Charity in the Philippines.