Eminem To Headline Reading & Leeds

LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Rapper Eminem has been announced as the first headliner for the 2013 Reading and Leeds music festivals next summer.

Em joins the list of previously announced acts for the paired festivals that already includes The Deftones, alt-J, Sub Focus and Boy Better Know. Other headliners rumored to be in the offing include Black Sabbath, Blur, Arctic Monkeys and Green Day.

Produced by Festival Republic, the 2013 edition of the festivals will feature more stages, including one devoted to hip hop, as well as an expanded focus on dance music.

The first round of tickets are already on sale for the festivals, which are scheduled to take place from Aug. 23-25, 2013. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers