Friday, 30 September 2011

Nivana's seminal live images at Reading Festival

Nivana's seminal performance at Reading Festival

Nivana's seminal performance at Reading Festival.

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Richfield Avenue in 1992 the band headlining the event in the history of performance has declined, widely considered to be one of the greatest UK festival shows of all time.

Dave Grohl has said since that at the time he believed the show would be the end of their career, saying: "We rehearsed [for Reading] once, the night before, and it wasn't good. I really thought, 'This will be a disaster, this will be the end of our career for sure.' And then it turned out to be a wonderful show, and it healed us for a little while."

Nirvana classic second album 'Nevermind' on Monday (19 September) re-released on its 20th anniversary.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Reading Festival should be braced for some heavy showers

Reading Festival heading to this weekend should be braced for some heavy showers, the Met Office has said.

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The goers festival present alongside Leeds Festival
which held from August 26-28, will feature headline performances from Pulp, The Strokes, My Chemical Romance and Muse.

A spokesperson for The Met Office told Gigwise that
for campers arriving there on rainy days (25 August) has a chance.

And Friday – the first day of the event – could see some heavy thundery showers, although these will clear by the evening.

She added: “Saturday again is a mixed day wit the chance of some rain. The best of the weather for the festival will be Sunday with lots of sunshine.”

Interpol, Elbow, The National, Pete Doherty, 30 Seconds To Mars and Bring Me The Horizon are also include on the bill.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Legendary 1992 Nirvana was released as a live DVD in 2009 "Live at Reading" is set with the UK's Reading Festival

Legendary 1992 Nirvana is a monument that was released as a live DVD in 2009 "Live at Reading" is set with the UK's Reading Festival.

Reading Festival

Reading & Leeds Festival organisers Festival Republic have announced t confirmed their plans screen the performance at this year's events to

Leeds on the opening night is set to Nirvana, and'Alternative Stage' to stop reading the night.

The original plan to set the screen in 3D, but the organizers have pointed to the seat, 20th birthday (next year) can save for.

Festival Republic Arts Booker, Tania Harrison explained, "It was such a legendary performance that so many people haven't seen - so we had to do it. It was one of those seminal moments that changed everything - which is what Reading's all about".

Reading and Leeds festivals will takes place from August 26th-28th.

Muse's Matt Bellamy has revealed his first sexual experiences as a teenager at Reading Festival

Matt Bellamy is member of the Muse band, who has revealed his first sexual experiences as a teenager at Reading Festival.

Reading Festival

Speaking in the new Q magazine, Bellamy said, "Reading was definitely a place where a lot of my early sexual experiences were. I didn't lose my virginity at Reading, I'd lost it just before. But I definitely followed through and learnt a bit more how to do it there.”

He also admitted, "I've got some pretty unsavoury memories [there]."

Bellamy interviews from the band, how far behind a 'crapped behind a fence', including the festival and how Muse's drummer, Dominic Howard, had his 'head smashed in and sprinkled with piss' in a moshpit.

Reading and Leeds Festival headline Muse for setting up, on Sunday at Leeds Reading Festival (August 28) before closing the slot on Friday (26 August) is going on.

Reading Festival headline more new acts have been added on the bill

Reading Festival headline more new acts have been added on the bill including comedians, spoken word artists and more.

The latest additions, announced yesterday at the festival stage show various alternatives, and Roisin Conaty, Edinburgh Festival last year in the best newcomer award winner, young indie band, Pete and the Pirates Reading and rapper, writer, poet and singer join Dizraeli.

Nirvana 1992 Reading Festival, a comedy set and Beastie Boys Fight For Your Right Revisited will be screened.

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Reading and Leeds festivals completely headline

Reading and Leeds festival present this year on the Alternative Stage.

Dry The River
and Pete And The Pirates have added the line-up at Reading and Leeds Festival 2011.

At the Alternative Stage some comedy acts perform, with Rob Rouse, Roisin Conaty and Tom Wrigglesworth among the new additions.

Other bands also include on the bill are Muse, My Chemical Romance and a co-effort from Pulp and The Strokes.

The Reading And Leeds Festivals line-ups so far are:

The Alternative Stage [Appearing across the weekend]
Henry Rollins
Lee Nelson
Mark Thomas
Russell Kate
Tim Minchin
Al Pitcher
Andrew O’Neill
Brigitte Aphrodite
Craig Campbell
Danny McGloughlin
Daniel Sloss
Dave Twentyman
Deadcat Bounce
Doc Brown
Dry The River
Future Cinema with Guillemots
Future Disco
Gar Murran
Jimmy McGhie
Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit
Josh Widdicombe
Late Night Gimp Fight
Mark Watson
Marlon Davis
Mike Bubbins
Pete And The Pirates
Popcorn Comedy
Rob Rouse
Roisin Conaty
Saul Williams
Seann Walsh
Stephen Grant
Stephen Williams
Steve Hughes
The Petebox
The Rubberbandits
Tom Deacon
Tom Wrigglesworth
Transgressive Records

Reading: August 26 (Fri), Leeds: August 27 (Sat)
Main Stage
My Chemical Romance
30 Seconds To Mars
The Offspring
Rise Against
Bring Me The Horizon
New Found Glory
The Blackout

NME/Radio 1 Stage
Beady Eye
White Lies
Noah & The Whale
The Vaccines
Patrick Wolf
The Naked And Famous
Miles Kane
Frankie & The Heartstrings
Pulled Apart By Horses

Festival Republic Stage
The Horrors
Tom Vek
White Denim
Anna Calvi
The Antlers
Foster The People
Cerebral Ballzy
Dry The River
Royal Bangs
The Computers
Mini Mansions
Cherri Bomb

The Dance Stage
UNKLE Sounds
Simian Mobile Disco (Live)
Sub Focus (live)
Nero (DJ set)
Crystal Fighters
Mount Kimbie
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Cold Cave

Reading: August 29 (Sat), Leeds: August 30 (Sun)
Main Stage
The Strokes (to close Reading)
Pulp (to close Leeds)
The National
Jimmy Eat World
Two Door Cinema Club
Seasick Steve
The Pigeon Detectives
The Joy Formidable

NME/Radio 1 Stage
Jane's Addiction
Crystal Castles
Bombay Bicycle Club
Everything Everything
The Kills
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Funeral Party

Festival Republic Stage
The Midnight Beast
Rival Schools
And So I Watch You From Afar
Smith Westerns
Cloud Control
Mariarchi El Bronx
Big Deal
Young The Giant
She Keeps Bees

Reading: August 28 (Sun), Leeds: August 26 (Fri)
Main Stage
Friendly Fires
Enter Shikari
The View
Frank Turner
Taking Back Sunday
We Are The Ocean

NME/Radio 1 Stage
2manydjs (co-headline – playing last on both sites)
The Streets (co-headline)
Death From Above 1979
Panic! At The Disco
Chapel Club
Cage The Elephant
Best Coast
Fucked Up

Festival Republic Stage
Peter Doherty
Viva Brother
Ed Sheeran
The Twilight Singers
Twin Atlantic
Fight Like Apes
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Little Comets
Dutch Uncles