Reading and Leeds Festival 2022 headliners announced as Arctic Monkeys, Dave and Rage Against The Machine

ARCTIC Monkeys, Dave and Rage Against The Machine have been announced as headliners for next year's Reading and Leeds Festival.

Also joining the line-up are WAP singer Megan Thee Stallion, Halsey and Bring Me The Horizon.

This will be the third time Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys has headlined the popular event.

While Wonderful Life singers Bring Me The Horizon will be topping the bill for the very first time.

Other music makers added to the performance list includes Enter Shikari, Run The Jewel, Bastille, Polo G, Little Simz, Circa Waves, Griff, Fever 333, Wolf Alice, Fontaines D.C., Jack Harlow, Madison Beer and Måneskin.

The musical extravaganza, usually attended by thousands, famously takes place in two locations simultaneously.

This year, the event was one of the first major festivals to officially reopen its doors since Covid restrictions were lifted.

Headliners including Stormzy, Post Malone and Liam Gallagher took to the stage to the delight of thousands of screaming fans.

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Keen music lovers caused the festival's website to crash just minutes after organisers announced the event would be going ahead.

On next year's event, Melvin Benn, Managing Director of Festival Republic, said: “With so many amazing acts set to play, Reading & Leeds is set to return as the ultimate festival weekend of the summer: defining the sounds of modern ground breaking music. I cannot wait!”

Tickets for the 2022 festivals, which take place the weekend of August 26-28 next year, go on sale at 9am on Friday December 10.

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