The NME-backed Brixton Academy shows replace The Lost Weekend...

Hives and Iggy Pop are to headline a two-day event at LONDON BRIXTON ACADEMY in July.

NME has organised the July 12 and 13 weekend of gigs in association with XFM and Clear Channel. Hives, Idlewildand The Vandals are confirmed for Saturday, July 12 and Iggy Pop, Pitchshifter and Soulfly play on Sunday, July 13. More names will be announced soon.

Tickets are £22.50 per day and available from the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The bands had been due to play The Lost Weekend festival, but that has now been cancelled. Refunds are available from the point of purchase.