Metallica To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival 2015
Lars Ulrich has stated that the LA rockers are "thrilled" to front the event for a record fourth time...
The rockers will take to the Main Stage next August Bank Holiday Weekend, between August 28-30.
It will be their FOURTH time headlining the event, a record for the musical weekender.
Metallica man Lars Ulrich said: "We are obviously beyond thrilled to be returning to headline the magnificent and mighty double shot at Reading and Leeds for the fourth time. We are practically the house band. Bring it!"
Festival boss Melvin Benn added: "I'm excited to be able to announce Metallica as the first headliner for Reading and Leeds 2015. Their 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 lineup, which will feature the absolute best of rock, indie, dance and hip hop and will only add to the amazing atmosphere that make Reading and Leeds so special."
Tickets for both Reading and Leeds are on sale now.