Organisers have announced a host of acts including Blur guitarist Graham Coxon, Scots rockers Twin Atlantic and Welsh act The Blackout for the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading this year. Also joining the stage's lineup are The Joy Formidable - at the request of headliners the Foo Fighters.
The Hives, Passion Pit, Spector, Chiddy Bang, Here We Go Magic, Mastodon, Santigold, Dry the River, Pure Love, Mark Lanegan band, Tribes, Django Django, Howler and Of Monsters and Men have also been confirmed for the festival.
They will play alongside the stage's previously announced acts which include The Courteeners, The Maccabees, Billy Talent and At the Drive In.
More top news
Jon Platt's conviction brings to an end a legal battle over unauthorised term-time absences that went all the way to the Supreme Court.
Simon's Blog - Bugs
Friday night's forecast for the west of the region