May 25, 2005

Reading festival update – Carling Stage lineup

The lineup for the Carling Stage at the Reading & Leeds festivals has been announced

According to nme.com

Appearing On Friday In Reading (August 26) And Saturday In Leeds (27) Will Be Ladytron, Charlotte Hatherley, Saul Williams, The National, Mando Diao, The Paddingtons, We Are Scientists, The Blood Arm, Cherubs, Two Gallants, The Rogers Sisters And Fell City Girl.

Saturday In Reading (27) And Sunday In Leeds (28) Will See Performances On The Carling Stage From The Go! Team, The Raveonettes, Sleater Kinney, Caesars, Yeti, Dogs, Arctic Monkeys, Mystery Jets, 747s, Clor And Neon.

Echo & The Bunnymen, Adam Green, The Dresden Dolls, Engineers, Amusement Parks On Fire, Komakino, Towers Of London, The Rifles, Battle, Every Move A Picture, Young Offenders Institute, Boy Kill Boy And Forward Russia Will Take To The Carling Stage On Sunday In Reading (28) And Friday In Leeds (26).

Im unfamiliar with most of the above groups, but stand out names are:

The National Check out the album Alligator for some morose ballads; a la Joy Division.
The Go! Team Sadly, they're on at the same time as the Foo Fighters.
Sleater-Kinney Energetic girl power. Yet to hear their 2005 release.


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  1. Artic Monkeys are a really good Sheffield band. Check out link
    They take a few moments to download, but they're worth a listen.

    25 May 2005, 13:18

  2. AM are good but it looks like Charlotte Hatherly will clash with the Killers. Damn.

    25 May 2005, 13:42

  3. Michael: I'll give them a listen. Thank's for the tip.

    Holly: Killers all the way. Stick Charlotte back with other Ash members, and then you'd have a tough decision!

    25 May 2005, 15:25

  4. Honkety Toot Parp!

    Ash suck big fat ones live, whereas The Killers can do no wrong.

    02 Jun 2005, 11:47

  5. i heard the atric monkeys were being billed as the next libertines by the nme. what a surprise.

    03 Jun 2005, 14:21

  6. Honkety Toot Parp!

    Just caught Artic Monkeys in Leeds last Sat, I can understand The Libs' comparisons, but there's a lot more to em' than a liberal dose of more than a few Libs' type licks.

    I think they'll be huge, but I hope they won't…get off em' – they're MINE!

    Nice pink T-shirts as well..:~)

    16 Jun 2005, 10:32

  7. Ken 'Doddy' Dodd

    I can't believe the Ramones are back 2 headline on the Sunday..Wow

    10 Jul 2005, 19:39


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