This article was published in 2003.

Leeds Festival 2003 line-up has now been officially announced: on Friday 22nd August the Main Stage will be headlined by Metallica and System of a Down. Saturday will feature Linkin Park and Blink 182, whilst Sunday will be headlined by Blur with main support The White Stripes. Other bands playing the festival are Sum 41, Beck, Placebo, Doves, The Streets, Elbow, The Music, Courtney Love, Good Charlotte, The Polyphonic Spree, The Datsuns, AFI, Mars Volta, Hundred Reasons, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cooper Temple Clause and many more.