The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s: The Story So Far!
So we’ve reached the Top 10, but before we dive in, it’s time for a helpful recap and a look back at the make up of the list.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.11: The Libertines
The Libertines’ entire romantic narrative played out at Reading Festival; the big romantic breakthrough, the slow depressing split, the solo years in the wilderness, and that big dramatic comeback.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.12: The Strokes
The Strokes are the epitome of Reading and Leeds and as one of the biggest hype bands of the last decade they play a pivotal role in telling the story of a decade full of evolution and change at Reading Festival.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.13: Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails may have only played Reading and Leeds once, but in that solitary performance they delivered one of the most poignant and spine tingling sets in Festival history. I still get shivers just thinking about it. Perfection.
The Top 100 Reading Bands Of The 2000s No.14: The White Stripes
The recently retired White Stripes delivered two stunning sets at Reading Festival that represented two absolutely pivotal moments in the band’s career. The first, came after the release White Blood Cells, setting The Stripes on the path to superstardom, the second, after Elephant, confirmed their ascent.