Muse To Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2017

1 December 2016, 07:48 | Updated: 1 December 2016, 18:46

Muse 2015

The Drones trio are the first headliner to be confirmed for the August Bank Holiday weekend festival.

Muse have been confirmed as the first headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017.

Matt Bellamy and co. will be bringing their epic stadium rock to the twin festival, which takes place from 25-27 August next year.

Muse said of the news: "We are very excited to be playing Reading and Leeds again. More news about our plans for 2017 coming in the new year."

Also confirmed for the August Bank Holiday weekend are At The Drive-In, Bastille, Major Lazer and Architects.

TRENDING ON RADIO X

The bonfires start at Woodstock '99

Woodstock '99 lineup: Who played the festival that features in the Netflix docuseries?

An aerial view of the huge Oasis shows at Knebworth House, August 1996

10 of the biggest gigs in history

Listen to Radio X on Global Player: Podcasts, Live Playlists and more!

The 12 albums shortlisted for the 2022 Mercury Prize

2022 Mercury Prize: Ceremony date, nominees, hosts, performances and more

Best Manchester Albums

25 classic albums from Manchester