Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this years Reading and Leeds festivals.

The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event which takes place on two sites between August 27-29 with Dizzee Rascal, Paramore, Biffy Clyro and Queens Of The Stone Age also performing.

As has previously been reported, The Libertines Carl Barat, Pete Doherty, Gary Powell and John Hassall have reformed for the event, playing their first shows together in almost six years.

Guns N Roses who play Reading on the first day and Leeds on the final night are still fronted by Axl Rose, but feature no other original members.

Other artists playing across the three-day event include Lostprophets, Limp Bizkit, Weezer, Mumford and Sons, The Gaslight Anthem, LCD Soundsystem, We Are Scientists and Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke.

Tickets are priced £180 for a weekend ticket and £75 for day passes and are on sale now.