Bands we're most excited about being added are Biffy Clyro, Six by Seven, Trail of Dead, The Reindeer Section(supergroup feat. members of Arab Strap, Snow Patrol, Belle and Sebastein, etc), Jetplane Landing, Soulwax, the (international) Noise Conspiracy, Sparta...... ah I'll just give you the full newly announced line-up, pick out your own favourite bands and show your excitement on the boards..
New Bands Headliners
FU MANCHU FRI 23rd: READING SAT 24th: LEEDS
BOBBY CONN FRI 23rd: READING SAT 24th: LEEDS
IKARA COLT SAT 24th: READING SUN 25th: LEEDS
THE PARKINSONS SAT 24th: READING SUN 25th: LEEDS
INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONSPIRACY SAT 24th: READING SUN 25th: LEEDS
THE MUSIC SUN 25th: READING FRI 23rd: LEEDS
ALPINE STARS SUN 25th: READING FRI 23rd: LEEDS
EASYWORLD SUN 25th: READING FRI 23rd: LEEDS
Plus all the following ace new bands over the three days, order, days and places still to be confirmed...
80’s MATCHBOX B-LINE DISASTER, THE BEATINGS, BEN KWELLER, BIFFY CLYRO, BRITISH SEA POWER, D4, THE DATSUNS, HELL IS FOR HEROES, JETPLANE LANDING, KENNEDY SOUNDTRACK, THE KILLS, LONGWAVE, MINUTEMAN, THE PATTERN, PRETTY GILRS MAKE GRAVES, PRINCESS SUPERSTAR, PROMISE RING, REINDEER SECTION, SERAFIN, SIMPLE KID, THIS GIRL, TRIK TURNER, VENDETTA RED, VUE and there are still more to be added. Search dis for info/reviews/interviews/links to do with most of those bands.
The Full line-up..if you can handle it. Ok, just for READING to make it easier to understand. Still more bands to be added too :o)
FRIDAY 23rd AUGUST 2002
THE MAIN STAGE: THE STROKES, PULP, Jane’s Addiction, Weezer, The White Stripes, The Dandy Warhols, Mercury Rev and Soundtrack of Our Lives
THE EVENING SESSION STAGE: FEEDER, THE BREEDERS, Electric Soft Parade, New Found Glory, The Vines, Guided by Voices, Fenix TX, The Belrays, The Von Bondies and Finch. Plus the SOULWAX, 2 MANY DJ’S Set closes the evening.
THE BOUTIQUE STAGE: APHEX TWIN, LO-FIDELITY ALLSTARS, U.N.K.L.E Sounds, Decks N’Effects, Peaches, Luke Vibert
SATURDAY 24th AUGUST
THE MAIN STAGE: FOO FIGHTERS, MUSE, Ash, Sum 41, The Hives, A, Less Than Jake, Andrew WK, Vex Red and Sahara Hotnights.
THE EVENING SESSION STAGE: BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB, JIMMY EAT WORLD, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Cooper Temple Clause, Rival Schools, Alec Empire, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Icarus Line, Goldfinger, Midtown and The Libertines
THE CONCRETE JUNGLE STAGE: SICK OF IT ALL, ALKALINE TRIO, Saves the Day, Face to Face, The Get Up Kids, No Use for a Name, Bouncing Souls, Dashboard Confessional, Thursday, The Anniversary, Hot Rod Circuit, Lightyear and Jesse James.
SUNDAY 25th AUGUST
THE MAIN STAGE: PRODIGY, THE OFFSPRING, Slipknot, Incubus, NO FX, Puddle of Mudd, Hundred Reasons, Amen, Raging Speedhorn and Dillinger Escape Plan.
THE EVENING SESSION STAGE: SPIRITUALIZED, AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD, Cornershop, Haven, Six By Seven, Reel Big Fish, The Shining, Sparta, Capdown, Hoggboy and Death Cab for Cutie.
THE DANCE STAGE: THE STREETS, Herbaliser, Anti Pop Consortium and Blade.