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Reading & Leeds Festivals add 90 more bands and reveal stage splits
The August bank holiday weekend tradition that is Reading & Leeds Festivals just got a whole lot bigger. We start the News Report this week with news that the events have announced a further 90+ acts.
This year the events will feature two massive main stages and now the organisers have revealed the stage splits for each day. As has become the norm in recent years you can expect a pretty eclectic bill across the weekend with something for everyone.
Here are our picks for each day:
Friday will feature sets from main stage headliners Stormzy and Catfish and the Bottlemen plus Declan McKenna, Nothing But Thieves, Sam Fender, Sports Team, Demob Happy, Gallows, Boston Manor, Yonaka, Nova Twins and Wargasm.
Saturday will see performances from main stage headliners Post Malone and Disclosure plus The Wombats, Slowthai, I Don’t Know How But They Found Me, Fever 333, Creeper, Ho99o9, Cleopatrick and Bob Vylan.
Finally, closing out the Sunday will be main stage headliners Liam Gallagher and Queens of the Stone Age plus Wolf Alice, The Hunna, The Struts, Yungblud, Machine Gun Kelly, Gerry Cinnamon, Neck Deep and Hot Milk.
Tickets for the festivals flew out when the Government announced their roadmap, but you can check the events websites for more information:
Reading Festival / Leeds Festival
Read our review of ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ from The Offspring
Royal Blood announce huge 2022 UK Tour
Royal Blood will be taking over eight of the UK’s largest venues for a huge UK Tour in 2022. The huge dates, which include a stop at The O2 in London, go on sale Friday 7th May here.
However, those that pre-order their new album ‘Typhoons’ from here, will get pre-sale access from Wednesday 5th May!
Read our review of ‘The Greatest Mistake of My Life’ from Holding Absence
Status Quo are once again hitting the road!
The iconic Status Quo are once again hitting the road in 2022. The group will play 14 shows with special guests Flawes. To grab your tickets you’ll want to head over here.
Mason Hill reveal additional dates for their UK Tour
Mason Hill have added additional dates to their already massive UK Tour. Tickets to the tour are in high demand as the band will also be joined by Hollowstar and Empyre on select dates.
Pick up your tickets here.
Read our review of ‘The Battle at Garden’s Gate’ from Greta Van Fleet
Ash announce special Livestream celebration of ‘1977’
We conclude the live event section of the News Report with some exciting news from Ash.
The band has announced that they will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their classic debut album ‘1977’ with a very special livestream event. Taking place on Saturday 5th June, tickets to the event can be found here.
Read our review of ‘Sweep It Into Space’ from Dinosaur Jr.
Wolf Alice premiere ‘Smile’
Wolf Alice are well and truly back. As we start the new music portion of our News Report, we start with their latest single, ‘Smile’. Premiered this week, the track continues to build anticipation for their upcoming third studio album.
‘Blue Weekend’ arrives on June 11th, and you can pre-order your copy now by heading here.
Listen to ‘Smile’ on our Spotify Hot List!
The Wildhearts ready new album
Following their recent, highly successful, livestream event, The Wildhearts have now announced details of their new upcoming album. ’21st Century Love Songs’ will arrive September 3rd and can be pre-ordered here.
Gary Numan unveils ‘Now And Forever’
With the release of his latest album imminent, Gary Numan has unveiled it’s latest single ‘Now And Forever’. You can listen to the track above, and you can pre-order ‘Intruder’ here ahead of its May 21st release.
The Fallen State release ‘River’
The Fallen State this week released the second single from their forthcoming new album ‘Between Hope And Disillusion’. You can check out the new track, ‘River’ here.
Wargasm unveil ‘Your Patron Saints’
The incredible Wargasm have this week unveiled their latest single – ‘Your Patron Saints’. Check out the track here.
Wargasm have also announced a headline show at Camden’s Underworld on September 10th. Tickets will be available here.
Listen to ‘Your Patron Saints’ on our Spotify Hot List!
Full Pelt Music announces the launch of The Full Pelt Music Podcast!
To finish the News Report in style, we are proud to announce the launch of our very own podcast! Yes, The Full Pelt Music Podcast will debut on Monday 26th April 2021. Joining us on episode number one will be the one and only Frank Turner.
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