Reading and Leeds festival 2011: How was it for you?

So you've survived three days of Reading and Leeds – but were the bruises worth it? Were Pulp as good as we said? And who rocked the most – Muse, Deftones or My Chemical Romance?

It takes a brave soul to survive an entire day of torrential rain and a guest slot from Brian May (the curly one popped up to play We Will Rock You with Gerard Way). Yet hopefully some of you lived to tell the tale of headline sets from Pulp, Muse and My Chemical Romance, not to mention an anarchic performance from Odd Future, rave ups in the dance tent courtesy of Metronomy and an appearance from rock's old guard (Deftones, The Offspring) as well as more energetic current propositions such as Bring Me the Horizon and the Blackout.

We were there all weekend, tweeting throughout and providing daily reviews (Reading day one, Leeds day one and Reading day two), but we couldn't catch everything. So how was it for you? Did you witness any thrilling bands we failed to write about and want to let us know how good they were? Did the Strokes live up to their headline billing? Or are you still there, stuck in a mud-swamp and crying for your mum?

Either way, we'd love to hear your stories, so let us know in the comments below.


Tim Jonze

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