In a festival exclusive, Metallica are returning to the UK next year with a headline appearance at Reading & Leeds 2015. It will be the metal titan’s only UK festival set.
Said drummer Lars Ulrich of the news: “We are obviously beyond thrilled to be returning to headline the magnificent and mighty double shot at Reading & Leeds for the fourth time. We are practically the house band. Bring it!”
Reading & Leeds festival boss Melvin Benn echoed Ulrich’s words: “[Metallica’s] amazing live show promises to be a favourite with rock, metal and genuine music fans at the UK’s most important music festival, perfectly topping a bill of brilliant acts from across the genres. I’m looking forward to revealing the rest of the festival line up, which will feature the absolute best of rock, indie, dance and hip-hop and will only add to the amazing atmosphere that make Reading & Leeds so special.”
Also confirmed for the festival are the post-hardcore band Refused and US metalcore group Pierce The Veil.
Tickets for the festival are available via Seetickets priced at £205 plus booking fee for a full weekend ticket.