Will they be checking out the wet T-shirt competition, we wonder?...

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

are the surprise guests at this year’s BULLDOG BASH.

Prior to their appearances at The Carling Weekend in Reading and Leeds, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play the bikers’ festival at Avon Park Raceway, Long Marston, near Stratford-upon-Avon on August 9. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

play the special guest slot before headliners The Pretenders.

Other bands on the festival bill include 3 Colours Red, Fu Manchu, The Kennedy Soundtrack and One Minute Silence.

Tickets for the Bulldog Bash are priced £30 in advance (£35 on site) for the weekend of August 8-11. Tickets are available from Ticket Web on 0870 0600100.