The Lock Up Stage at Reading Festival, run by Mike Davies, host of the BBC Radio 1 Punk Show has been announced for 2009. The Friday show will be headlined by Billy Talent and then Rise Against on Saturday.

The stage will also include: Bouncing Souls, Mad Caddies, Polar Pear Club, Leftover Crack, The Bronx, A Wilhelm Scream, Chuck Regan, Alexisonfire and Anti-Flag. British acts set to appear include The Ghost of a Thousand, The Plight, The Computers and Snuff.