This article was published in 2017.

Organisers of the annual Leeds Festival have today announced Kasabian as their second headliners for this year's festival, joining Muse who were previously announced as the first headlining act.

A band leading the charge in modern British rock their UK festival exclusive appearance at Leeds 2017 will mark an invigorating new chapter for a defining band of our time.

Kasabian commented: "It's been five years, and as a band we have come a long way since then. We're looking forward to playing tunes from the new record and bringing the mosh pit to Reading & Leeds Festival!"

Other bands confirmed today include Two Door Cinema Club, Flume, Fatboy Slim, Wiley, Circa Waves, Jimmy Eat World, The Amity Affliction, and Rat Boy.

They join bands already announced - Muse, Major Lazer, Bastille, At The Drive In, Architects, Torey Lanez, Glass Animals, Against The Current, Danny Brown, Andy C, and While She Sleeps.

Leeds 2017 takes place across the August Bank Holiday weekend, 25th to 27th August 2017 at Bramham Park, Leeds. Weekend camping tickets cost £205 and can be booked from Ticketmaster and See Tickets.