R.E.M announce UK stadium tour

R.E.M will play huge shows in London, Cardiff, Southampton and Manchester this summer as part of their European tour.

Tickets for the four dates will go on sale on 29 February. They are:

Manchester, L.C.C.C – 24 Aug
Cardiff, Millennium Stadium – 25 Aug
Southampton, Rosebowl – 27 Aug
London, Twickenham Stadium – 30 Aug

The band will also play the Royal Albert Hall on 24 March before headlining Oxegen festival in Dublin on 12 July and Scotland's T In The Park on 13 July.

R.E.M.'s 14th studio album Accelerate is due out on 31 March.