More than 200,000 people came to the holy grail of British rock festivals to watch bands such as My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, Muse, Pulp, Elbow, Beady Eye, Noah And The Whale, Madness, Rise Against, The Offspring, The National, 30 Seconds to Mars, Friendly Fires, Bring Me The Horizon We Are The Ocean, Peter Doherty, Miles Kane, Jimmy Eat World and Interpol take to the world famous Reading stage.

The Reading Festival has played host to many of the world’s greatest bands, such as Nirvana, who played a seminal headline performance in 1992. Other bands who have headlined the festival include The Stone Roses, Iggy Pop, Oasis, The White Stripes, Pearl Jam, New Order, The Arctic Monkeys, Neil Young and Red Hot Chili Peppers – to name a few.

Below is a snapshot of the many bands and solo artists performing at the Reading and Leeds Festivals with their Gibson and Epiphone guitars.