1.Greetings from the Mega-Festival

1/13

Every year, an hour west of London, 80,000 music fans gather for the Reading Festival, one of the most legendary annual events on the summer concert circuit, and this weekend's edition boasted another lineup of heavy-hitters, from indie heroes like Arcade Fire and Phoenix, to pop-punkers Paramore and Blink-182 (above), to British rockers the Cribs and a just-reunited Libertines.

Click here to check out the best of this year's festival >>

2.Greetings from the Mega-Festival

2/13

Every year, an hour west of London, 80,000 music fans gather for the Reading Festival, one of the most legendary annual events on the summer concert circuit, and this weekend's edition boasted another lineup of heavy-hitters, from indie heroes like Arcade Fire and Phoenix, to pop-punkers Paramore and Blink-182 (above), to British rockers the Cribs and a just-reunited Libertines.

Click here to check out the best of this year's festival >>

3.Blink-182

3/13

The SoCal trio brought their snot-nosed rock to Reading's Sunday night headlining slot.

4.Arcade Fire

4/13

After a short summer tour and triumphant performance closing Chicago's Lollapalooza, Arcade Fire lit up the crowd as Saturday night's headliners.

5.The Libertines

5/13

Reunited and it feels so good! Pete Doherty (left) and Carl Barat led their recently resuscitated band through a raucous set Saturday night.

6.Paramore

6/13

"READING!! You slayed us!!" Paramore singer Hayley Williams tweeted after playing Sunday night. "Threw every ounce of my energy up on that stage... I'm dead now. Feels great!!"

7.NOFX

7/13

The California punk legends felt right at home at Reading.

8.The Cribs

8/13

This Yorkshire band of indie punk brothers always brings it, especially at home in the UK, where they're positively massive. Ex-Smiths axeman Johnny Marr (far left) joined them onstage.

9.Phoenix

9/13

Phoenix's set on Friday proved that they're among the most adored Frenchmen in recent British history.

10.Weezer

10/13

Rivers Cuomo looked like he was hunting wabbits.

11.Girls

11/13

Frontman Christopher Owens employed a little self-promotion onstage.

12.Modest Mouse

12/13

Isaac Brock didn't even need a guitar to slay at Reading.

13.Local Natives

13/13

One of 2010's breakout acts, L.A.'s Local Natives wowed in the Radio 1 tent on Sunday.