1998 was a strange time of transition for Reading Festival but it did produce some stunning highlights and weird memories – including the moment when The Prodigy and The Beastie Boys briefly went to war.
So time to find out who was the best in rock, indie, metal and punk, as well as finding out who our readers have labelled the worst band in the world right now.
We’re nearing the conclusion of our Readers Awards as we move on to the Year in Music to crown the Best Live Band, The Album Of The Year, and the Gig Of The Year among others.
Ahead of the Readers Poll results the Strictly writing team name their gigs of the year and debate the best live act in the world right now.
Dave Grohl back is in Queens Of The Stone Age. This normally means things are about to get heavier and more riffy.