London gets ready to rock...

Hives are to headline this year’s NME-sponsored LOST WEEKEND at LONDON DOCKLANDS ARENA.

The Swedish punk-pop stars will be joined by fellow headliner, punk legend Iggy Pop. The rock festival takes place on Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13. Day tickets are priced £22.50 and weekend tickets are £40, both subject to booking fee.

Bands confirmed for Friday, July 12 include Hives, the revitalised Idlewildand The Vandals. On Saturday, July 13, the Lost Weekend will be headlined by Iggy Pop, with support from Pitchshifter and Soulfly.

To buy tickets, [url=]click here or ring the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.