With Foo Fighters now having to pull out of their Glastonbury headline slot, we've taken a look at five artists we think would make the perfect replacements while Dave Grohl is down and out.

1) Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

Currently touring in the UK, Fleetwood Mac headlined last weekend's Isle of Wight Festival but have recently had to cancel a spate of shows due to illness. Unfortunately, the group have a gig booked at London's O2 Arena on the same night Foo Fighters were scheduled to perform, but we'd totally forgive them if they shuffled things around a bit to take on Glasto, right?

2) Florence and the Machine

Florence Welch / Credit: FAMOUS
Florence Welch / Credit: FAMOUS

Perhaps the easiest choice for the Eavis family is Florence Welch, currently set to play in the second slot at Glastonbury's Friday night. With sets move around a touch and hers extended, there wouldn't be the need to bring in a new, big name headliner at the last minute.

3) AC/DC

Brian Johnson of AC/DC / Credit: FAMOUS
Brian Johnson of AC/DC / Credit: FAMOUS

Now in Europe playing a select few dates including Berlin next Thursday and Glasgow next Sunday, there's a place available in their schedule which would fit perfectly with the festival. Rock for rock seems a good deal, so perhaps we'll see the iconic group take to the Pyramid Stage this year.

4) Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon / Credit: FAMOUS
Kings of Leon / Credit: FAMOUS

It'd be a rough bout of jetlag for Kings of Leon if they made the trip from Milwaukee's Summerfest the night before to headline Friday night, but also a huge crowd pleaser after their headlining set at Glastonbury in 2008. With nothing after Summerfest lined up until a Barcelona date in July, they could really add some flavour to proceedings.

5) Blur

Blur / Credit: FAMOUS
Blur / Credit: FAMOUS

They've just released a brand new album, headlined the Isle of Wight Festival and are currently gearing up to headline London's Hyde Park over the weekend. With nothing after that scheduled until Portugal's Super Bock Super Rock on July 17, a return to the Glastonbury headline slot could be what everybody needs.

Who would you like to see take on Foo Fighters' headline slot at Glastonbury? Let us know below.


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