The Strokes set for July UK tour

Plus band to make SXSW announcement soon

The Strokes are planning to tour the UK in July.

Answering fans’ questions on the band’s management company’s Twitter page, Twitter.com/WizKidMgmt, band representatives confirmed that US, Canada and European tour dates were all on the cards.

They wrote: “US/Canada touring June (probably) – Euro and UK touring July (probably), that’s the plan for now.”

They were also asked if The Strokes were confirmed to play the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas next month. “As for SXSW, announcing on Tuesday [February 22],” they replied.

Meanwhile, a picture from the video shoot for new single ‘Under Cover Of Darkness’ has been put online at Twispic.com/40haep. Fans can expect to see a series of new behind the scenes, two minute-long videos at Thestrokes.com next week.

The Strokes‘ new album ‘Angles’ is released in the UK on March 21.

The band are on the cover of the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands or available digitally now.