Rock on! Muse announced as a Leeds Festival headliner for 2017

Muse's Matt Bellamy.

Muse's Matt Bellamy.

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Rock superstars Muse were today announced as one of the headliners for next year’s Leeds Festival.

The band said they were “very excited” to be playing the festival, which will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend with a sister event in Reading.

Major Lazer.

Major Lazer.

Festival boss Melvin Benn said: “I’m thrilled to be able to announce Muse as the first headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017.

“Their incredible live show promises to be an unforgettable performance – we have so much more to announce and I can’t wait to reveal the rest of the line-up.”

Other festival acts confirmed today include Major Lazer, Bastille, Architects, Tory Lanez, At The Drive-In and Glass Animals.

The bill also features Against The Current, Andy C, Danny Brown and While She Sleeps.

Picture: Tom Martin.

Picture: Tom Martin.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now and an instalment payment plan is available.

Visit the www.leedsfestival.com website for more details.

Bastille.

Bastille.

While She Sleeps.

While She Sleeps.