This article was published in 2005.

Mean Fiddler have today announced the line up for the Carling Stage at Leeds Festival 2005, which includes local representation from ¡Forward, Russia! (Friday) who follow appearances from the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, The Cribs and 10,000 Things in recent years. The band played at last year's festival via the Futuresound event, and will release a new single - “Fourteen” - during the summer.

The headliners on the Friday are Echo & The Bunnymen with main support from Adam Green. The line up is completed by The Dresden Dolls, Engineers, Amusement Parks On Fire, Komakino, Towers Of London, The Rifles, Battle, Every Move A Picture, Young Offenders Institute, Boy Kill Boy and ¡Forward, Russia!

The Saturday will be headlined by Liverpool's Ladytron with support from Charlotte Hatherley. The remainder of Saturday's bands are Saul Williams, The National, Mando Diao, The Paddingtons, We Are Scientists, The Blood Arm, Cherubs, Two Gallants, The Rogers Sisters, and Fell City Girl.

Festivities on the Carling Stage at Leeds will be closed by Sunday's headliners The Go! Team who are supported by Raveonettes, Sleater Kinney, Caesars, Yeti, Dogs, Arctic Monkeys, 747's, Clor and Neon.

As always visit Leeds Festival for the latest line up and ticket news.