REM GET IN THE RING!

Tell you what, they're gonna be working bloody hard this summer...

[url=]REM have added another European festival date to their 2005 tour.

The US rockers will play the new Rock in Park bash on June 26, alongside the likes of [/a] and The Tears.

As NME.COM reported earlier this year, the band, are to preface their UK outdoor summer shows with a headline slot at the Isle Of Wight Festival on June 12.

The full list of remaining 2005 dates are:

Tokyo Budokan (March 16)

Nagoya Geijyutsu Gekijyo (17)

Osaka Grand Cube (18)

Hong Kong (Wanchai) Convention & Exhibition (20)

Christchurch Westpac (25)

New Plymouth Bowl Of Brooklands (26)

Byron Bay East Coast Blues And Roots Music Festival (28)

Brisbane Entertainment Centre (29)

Sydney Entertainment Centre (31/ April 1)

Melbourne Rod Laver Arena (April 3)

Adelaide Entertainment Centre (6)

Perth Burswood Dome (8)

Granada Estadio de los Carmenes (May 25)

Torrevieja Campo De Futbol (27)

Zaragoza Recinto Ferial Dela Feria Fe Mestras (28)

Hipodromo De Las Mestas (May 29)

Magdeburg Dom Platz (June 1)

Cologne Rock Am Ring Festival (3)

Nurnberg Rock Im Park Festival (4)

Graz Freizeitzentrum (5)

Rome Stadio Olimpico (10)

Bologna Heineken Festival (11)

Isle Of Wight Festival (12)

Glasgow Green (14)

Sheffield Hallam FM Arena (15)

Lancashire County Cricket Ground (17)

Loch Lomond Balloch Country Park (18)

Dublin Ardgillan Castle (19)

Gothenburg Tragarn (21)

Oslo Ullevall Stadium (22)

Stavanger Viking Stadion (23)

Horsens Stadium (25)

Nijmegen Rock in Park (26)

Bonn Museumplatz (28)

Dresden Elbufer (29)

Werchter Festival (July 3)

Hull The KC Stadium (5)

Nottingham Forest Football Club (6)

Ipswich Town Football Club (8)

London Hyde Park (9)

Cardiff Millennium Stadium (10)

For ticket availability for the Isle Of Wight, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

For ticket availability for the other UK shows [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.