TOUCHED BY THE HONDA GOD

And they're holding a competition to win a, surprise, Honda car...

BLINK 182 have announced a US tour sponsored by HONDA.

As part of the sponsorship deal, the band designed a Honda Civic Coupe and a special customised edition will be on show at all of the gigs.

During the tour, a contest to win the car will be held, as well as another to win a trip for two to a Blink 182 gig and meet the band before the show. The competitions are online at [url=]www.civictour.com.

The band play:

Seattle, Paramount Theater (April 30)

San Francisco, The Warfield (May 1)

Los Angeles, The Palladium (2)

New York, Roseland Ballroom (4)

Worcester, Mass, Palladium (5)

Philadelphia, The Electric Factory (6)

Washington, DC, 9:30 Club (7)

Chicago, Riviera Theater (9)

Atlanta, Center Stage (10)

Tickets are on sale on April 14. According to US website [url=]www.cdnow.com’s Allstar news service, the band will have two support bands in each city, and the tour will act as a prelude to an extensive summer tour to support a new album, expected in June.