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3 hours ago, TornShaun said:

When did we get the first announcement for this years lineup?

21st November we got all the headliners and 5-7 acts from each day.

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8 hours ago, TornShaun said:

When did we get the first announcement for this years lineup?

Late November I think

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Hey guys, aware that being a new guy this might come across as trolling, but I have it on excellent authority that R&L have booked The Strokes, Stormzy, Travis Scott and Bring Me the Horizon to headline the festival next year. I'd rather not share my source as I don't want to get them into trouble, but it's a very close friend who I know wouldn't relay false info. Just thought I'd pass it on, understand scepticism but I am certain that those are the headliners.

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31 minutes ago, AThom94 said:

Hey guys, aware that being a new guy this might come across as trolling, but I have it on excellent authority that R&L have booked The Strokes, Stormzy, Travis Scott and Bring Me the Horizon to headline the festival next year. I'd rather not share my source as I don't want to get them into trouble, but it's a very close friend who I know wouldn't relay false info. Just thought I'd pass it on, understand scepticism but I am certain that those are the headliners.

Drop @eFestivals a PM :) 

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47 minutes ago, AThom94 said:

Hey guys, aware that being a new guy this might come across as trolling, but I have it on excellent authority that R&L have booked The Strokes, Stormzy, Travis Scott and Bring Me the Horizon to headline the festival next year. I'd rather not share my source as I don't want to get them into trouble, but it's a very close friend who I know wouldn't relay false info. Just thought I'd pass it on, understand scepticism but I am certain that those are the headliners.

would put money on this

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That’s be 4/4 headliners for me if true so I’m hoping it isn’t those 4 as it would most likely mean me having to go for the full weekend again. 

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That’s be 4/4 headliners for me if true so I’m hoping it isn’t those 4 as it would most likely mean me having to go for the full weekend again. 

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1 hour ago, AThom94 said:

Hey guys, aware that being a new guy this might come across as trolling, but I have it on excellent authority that R&L have booked The Strokes, Stormzy, Travis Scott and Bring Me the Horizon to headline the festival next year. I'd rather not share my source as I don't want to get them into trouble, but it's a very close friend who I know wouldn't relay false info. Just thought I'd pass it on, understand scepticism but I am certain that those are the headliners.

Sounds believable 

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11 minutes ago, Andre91 said:

That’s be 4/4 headliners for me if true so I’m hoping it isn’t those 4 as it would most likely mean me having to go for the full weekend again. 

Yeah i'm hoping it's not true as well, means i'll watch just one of those lol

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20 minutes ago, TheWaters said:

Kasabian have announced their only UK show of 2020 in Leicester. There’s them out the running.

got my fingers crossed for a glastonbury secret set

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1 hour ago, AThom94 said:

Hey guys, aware that being a new guy this might come across as trolling, but I have it on excellent authority that R&L have booked The Strokes, Stormzy, Travis Scott and Bring Me the Horizon to headline the festival next year. I'd rather not share my source as I don't want to get them into trouble, but it's a very close friend who I know wouldn't relay false info. Just thought I'd pass it on, understand scepticism but I am certain that those are the headliners.

Decent set to be honest. Two hiphop/grime headliners won’t raise eyebrows with reading’s current audience - but it will definitely sell well.

Who is coheadlining because there is a strong argument that Stormzy and Travis have the chops to headline outright.

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1 minute ago, AThom94 said:

Don't know anything about who is coheadlining with who, although you've got to think that Bring Me the Horizon would be one of the coheadliners.

Yep I assume so.

Makes sense, as they are still touring next summer, have only played a couple of UK shows since releasing the new album. A big co-headline show to finish that album cycle.

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1 hour ago, gfa said:

got my fingers crossed for a glastonbury secret set

I reckon they’ll do one with it being so close to Glasto. Either way, I’m not a massive fan of Kasabian but you bet I’ll be trying to get a ticket to the dark fruits event of the year lmao.

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I suggested a few pages ago a Travis/BMTH coheadline, I think those two seem like the obvious pairing if this info is correct. 
 

But then again this is the festival that regards Kendrick and PATD! on the same level so all bets are off there. 

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12 minutes ago, TKOCF said:

I suggested a few pages ago a Travis/BMTH coheadline, I think those two seem like the obvious pairing if this info is correct. 
 

But then again this is the festival that regards Kendrick and PATD! on the same level so all bets are off there. 

I think people have been saying that one for a while, because it follows a pattern. @SomeoneListeningIn has said it at some point but I don't know whether that was for 2020 or 2027.

Anyway, just because they'd be on the same day doesn't mean the fest considers them the same size. I think - much like Kendrick - Travis Scott would be the biggest headliner there and then the one randomly boosted into a headline spot is scheduled to go on before.

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BMTH have just been announced for Highfield festival in Germany in August the weekend before R&L so it's starting to look more and more likely they'll be at R&L as I'm not sure what other festival would book them. 

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2 hours ago, foolee said:

BMTH have just been announced for Highfield festival in Germany in August the weekend before R&L so it's starting to look more and more likely they'll be at R&L as I'm not sure what other festival would book them. 

It’s looking likely. 

I think the co-headliners will either be BMTH + Travis or Travis + Stormzy but I think the former is more likely. 

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35 minutes ago, gabrielomachado said:

BMTH could co-headline with Strokes and let Travis and Stormzy headline outright

Imagine how much hate they would get from that when they release the lineup it would look awful on the poster. I don't think the Strokes are one to accept a co-head honestly I think BMTH would be better suited for a big font but sub both places kind of deal anyway. On the other hand though would mean big or exciting indie/rock names hopefully in the R1 tent which would be awesome to see as last years were kind of lacking (Bastille)

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BMTH, Fever 333 and Zebrahead the only ones I'd say from that announcement that look even more likely for R&L. 

I do hope those headliners are true, would probably watch all of them, certainly 3 anyway.

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1 hour ago, didinowanttohearthat said:

Shocked BMTH are co-head material based on how badly their APE show sold in the summer.

We don’t know actually how bad it sold though, it’s all hearsay. They may of sold 30k tickets and gave 10k out on the giveaways to make sure APE had a lot of people through the gates and more revenue through drinks etc. Which is still not amazing but if they’d sold as badly as some have said on here R&L wouldn’t bother booking them at all. 

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