This article was published in 2014.

Leeds 2015 festival organisers today confirmed their first Main Stage headliners to be Metallica, for what will be a UK festival exclusive performance.

Lars Ulrich said, "We are obviously beyond thrilled to be returning to headline the magnificent and mighty double shot at Reading & Leeds for the fourth time. We are practically the house band. Bring it!"

Jamie T, Pierce The Veil, Wilkinson, Refused, Run The Jewels and Manchester Orchestra have also been confirmed today.

Many more bands will be revealed over the coming months.

Leeds Festival will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2015.

Weekend tickets for Leeds 2015 can be purchased for £205 (plus booking fees) through Ticketmaster or See Tickets. A ticket payment plan is also available, with an initial payment of £50 followed by monthly installments.