The jaunt includes two shows in their native Sweden...

Hives are to support THE ROLLING STONES on three dates of the European leg of their world tour in July.

The dates are:

Copenhagen Parken (July 13)

Stockholm Stadion (18)

Stockholm Globen (20)

For the first time this year, [a][/a] will be playing in the UK, at V2003 on August 16 in Chelmsford and on August 17 in Staffordshire.

To buy tickets, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The band are currently working on their new album in their hometown of Fagersta, Sweden – seeking inspiration in a school for criminal youngsters.