STONES 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR TAKES FLIGHT

The rockers start their 40th anniversary celebrations in style...

ROLLING STONES are to announce their 40th anniversary world tour by flying an airship into a NEW YORK park.

The group are set to announce their touring plans next week (May 7).

BBC news reports that the veteran rock act are to charter an airship and fly into Van Cortlandt Park in New York, where they will make the announcement.

The band are due to perform arena shows across the world later this year, although no new material is planned to coincide with the dates.