Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 line-up announcement to reveal third headliner

PUBLISHED: 21:02 21 February 2015 | UPDATED: 21:07 21 February 2015

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Festival organisers are set to reveal the final Reading & Leeds 2015 headliner this week.

The twin-sited music festival takes place in Reading and Leeds over the August Bank Holiday weekend – Friday, August 28 to Sunday, August 30.

Promoters have already named Metallica and Mumford & Sons as main stage headliners, with the likes of Royal Blood, Bastille and deadmau5 also on the bill.

And more of the line-up will be announced on Tuesday.

The latest additions will be confirmed on BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe’s evening show.

A tweet from the official Reading & Leeds Festival Twitter account @OfficialRandL said: “All will be revealed on @zanelowe’s @BBCR1 show next Tuesday from 7pm, when Day Tickets also go on sale #randl15”

After announcing Mumford & Sons earlier this month, festival boss Melvin Benn said: “I’m delighted to have secured Mumford & Sons for main stage headliners this summer and can’t wait to see them return to the festivals for their first UK performance in over two years.

“With today’s announcement of a further eight great acts joining the bill, the Reading & Leeds line-up is already shaping up to be one of the best ever and I’m looking forward to revealing the third headliner and even more great artists soon.”

The Reading & Leeds 2015 line-up so far is:

* Mumford & Sons (Headliner: England and Wales festival exclusive)

* Royal Blood (UK summer festival exclusive)

* Bastille (England and Wales festival exclusive)

* Deadmau5

* Rebel Sound feat. Chase & Status and Rage, David Rodigan and Shy FX

* Catfish and The Bottlemen

* Years & Years

* Wolf Alice

* Hannah Wants

* Jack Garratt

* Pretty Vicious

* Metallica (Headliner and UK festival exclusive)

* Jamie T

* Pierce The Veil

* Wilkinson (Live)

* Run The Jewels

* Refused

* Manchester Orchestra

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