SYSTEM OF A DOWN will play their only shows anywhere in the world this summer at this year's Reading and Leeds festivals in the U.K. in late August.METALLICA and LINKIN PARK have been confirmed to headline the festivals, which will include two special appearances by SYSTEM OF A DOWN — at Leeds on Friday, Aug. 22 and at Reading on Sunday, Aug. 24. A variety of other bands have been confirmed to play, although their stages and days are yet to be confirmed. They are SUM 41, BECK, PLACEBO, DOVES, THE STREETS, THE MUSIC, COURTNEY LOVE, THE POLYPHONIC SPREE, AFI, HUNDRED REASONS, YEAH YEAH YEAHS, THE DATSUNS and THE MARS VOLTA. Tickets are priced at £95 + booking fee for the weekend and can either be purchased from the credit card hotline on 08701 500044 or online at: www.readingfestival.com or www.leedsfestival.com.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends). To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.