BABYMETAL top our Reading and Leeds Festival 2016 reader poll

BABYMETAL fans have triumphed in our latest poll, making the Japanese trio the act you’d most like to see headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2016.

Following the news that Red Hot Chili Peppers are the first headliners confirmed for next summer’s festival, we’ve rounded up the top five bands as voted by you.

5. Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon - True Friends (Official Video)

Joint 5th. Foals

FOALS - Mountain At My Gates [Official Music Video] (GoPro Spherical)

4. Kasabian

3. Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters - Saint Cecilia

2. Biffy Clyro

Biffy Clyro - Biblical (Official Music Video)


BABYMETAL - ギミチョコ!!- Gimme chocolate!! (OFFICIAL)

Previous headliners Metallica, The Libertines, Paramore and Muse were also popular choices alongside a few votes for Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber.

As well as Red Hot Chili Peppers, today’s first announcement saw The 1975, Courteeners, Twenty One Pilots, Boy Better Know, Slaves, DJ EZ, Crossfaith, Hinds and Rat Boy confirmed for Reading and Leeds Festival 2016.

Should BABYMETAL be the next headliner for Reading and Leeds? Let us know @TicketmasterUK.

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