Metallica to headline Glastonbury on debut appearance

Glastonbury festival officially runs from June 27-29. Credit: Daniel Karmann/DPA/Press Association Images

Glastonbury organisers have confirmed US rock band Metallica will headline this year's festival.

They fill the vacant slot on the Pyramid stage on Saturday night and are joined by Dolly Parton, Jack White and Elbow on the main stage.

See the full line up here.

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Glastonbury 2014 countdown

It's just two weeks until the Glastonbury Festival, when some of the biggest names in music from around the world will gather in Somerset. Metallica, Kasabian and Dolly Parton are among the acts which will perform over the weekend at Worthy Farm.