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Last Updated:  Monday, 24 February, 2003, 16:34 GMT
Radiohead 'to play Glastonbury'
Radiohead
Radiohead release a new album in June
British band Radiohead are to headline the Glastonbury festival, according to the official website for the group.

The band are expected to play on the Saturday night, 28 June, at the famous music and arts festival.

However, in line with festival policy, the official line-up will not be confirmed until after tickets go on sale.

Councillors finally granted the event a licence last week after initially rejecting proposals because of concerns about crime and environmental damage.

US band REM are being tipped to headline the Friday opening night.

Organisers have promised to improve security on the site and the local area.

Last year a 1m "superfence" was built to keep out fans without tickets, after thousands jumped the fence at the 2000 event.

A new Radiohead album is expected to be released in June.






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