The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.5: Muse
Muse at Reading, it sounds so natural. They may have made their name at Glastonbury in 2004, but Reading is where they cut their teeth and cemented their global superstar status.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.6: Arcade Fire
What is there left to say about Arcade Fire? They’ve got more five star live reviews than any band in recent history, not to mention three incredibly studio LPs and, of course, three unforgettable performances at Reading Festival.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.7: Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters played arguably the most important set of their career at Reading in 1995, suffice to say it went well, as they came back four more times, including two high profile headline slots.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000 No.8: Weezer
Weezer have always kept Reading waiting with mammoth gaps between each of their sets, but that’s part of the charm, just when you’ve given up hope of a Weezer return they come back sillier and more infectious than ever.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.10: Pixies
The legend of the Pixies has endured long beyond it’s years, the alternative legends may have played to a small headline crowd, but everyone in attendance was left in awe, and set about fanning the flames of the “Pixies at Reading” legend (and trust me, this legend is based entirely in reality).