With Reading and Leeds, the last of the big festivals this summer, drawing nearer, it’s that time in which people decide to debate the future headliners.

These future headliners could be acts that have never performed at the festival before but still carry a massive name in the industry (Eminem in 2013) or fresh blood ready to try and make their name as festival mainstays for the future (Foals this year).

Either way, the topic of future headliners is delicate, with many sceptical each year of who is going to get the honours and many more deciding to moan that their favourite act didn’t get the gig from their keyboard.

However, I am willing to brave possible backlash and list five artists I see as potential headliners for one of the biggest rock festivals in the world.

The list itself is a mix between already established artists and some up and comers in the festival scene.

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