The New Rave Londoners' headline show proves incredibly popular

Klaxons’ headline set on the NME/Radio 1 Stage proved so popular tonight (August 26) at Reading that the area had to be closed.

A ring of security stopped anyone entering the tent ten minutes before the group even came onstage, while throngs of festival-goers remained outside throughout the whole of their set.

The group played a riotous set, with Jamie Reynolds hobbling around on his broken leg, having jettisoned the wheelchair of recent gigs.

As well as performing most of their album “Myths Of The Near Future”, Klaxons also opened with “The Bouncer”, their cover of Kicks Like A Mule’s rave classic.

Check out John Robinson’s blogfor a more in depth account of the new rave madness.