Leeds Festival 2011: My Chemical Romance, Muse and The Strokes top the bill
The Leeds Festival 2011 will see Muse line up alongside My Chemical Romance and The Strokes.
The Strokes will be appearing exclusively at the festival, with festival organisers also securing Pulp as a 'fourth' headliner alongside a host of other acts.
Interpol, 30 Seconds to Mars and Deftones, plus Elbow will play the festival, while Liam Gallagher's new band Beady Eye will also be on show.
Belgian house legends 2ManyDJs will offer something different, with Rise Against, The Streets, The Blackout and Jane's Addiction also playing.
The eagerly-awaited announcement has not left fans disappointed, with the reaction on Twitter generally positive and a deluge of festival-goers looking to snap up tickets.
Running from Friday 26th August to Sunday 28th, the Leeds festival has proved a popular fixture in the calendar and, together with 'sister' festival Reading, has become an increasingly big draw for some of the best acts in music.
More than 70,000 music fans will pack into Bramham Park in Leeds come summer, although as festival veterans will know it's not always the star names who make the biggest impression.
Last year saw Guns N' Roses touted as a coup for festival organisers, as the iconic rock band played both Leeds and Reading following an eight-year absence in what was an exclusive appearance.
However, while a delayed show meant Axl Rose and co were cut off before the end of their set to meet curfew rules, it was Dizzee Rascal, Blink 182 and old stagers Queens Of The Stone Age who stole the limelight.
An appearance by the Libertines together with frontman Pete Doherty was also lapped up by the Leeds faithful, with more of the same expected this year.
A broad mixture of bands from across the music genres should mean there is something for everyone, with revellers hoping for a repeat of last year's bright sunshine and big hits.
Posted by Daniel Owens