The Swedish rockers play the Main Stage...

Hives have been revealed as ‘special guests’ on the MAIN STAGE of the CARLING WEEKEND READING & LEEDS FESTIVALS.

The group will play on August 23 at Reading and Sunday 24 at Leeds.

Also confirmed are Breeders and Soulfly for the Radio 1 Evening Session Stage at Reading on Friday 23 and Leeds on Saturday 24. Jimmy Eat World are to co-headline with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (Saturday Reading, Sunday Leeds) and also confirmed for that day are Cooper Temple Clause, The Mars Volta and Rival Schools.

For tickets, ring the NME 24 Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.