February 28, 2006 10:00

Rolling Stones play China

They're also heading to Australia

Rolling Stones play China
The Rolling Stones are set to play China for the first time in three years.

The band had previously scheduled gigs in Shanghai and Beijing, but were cancelled following the outbreak of respiratory virus Sars in the region.

The rockers will play an 8,000 seat stadium in Shanghai on April 8.

Additionally, The Rolling Stones have added two Australian dates to the Bigger Bang World Tour.

They play:

Sydney Telstra Stadium (April 11)
Melbourne Rod Laver Arena (13)

Tickets for the shows go onsale on March 8.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the band recently played to more than a million fans at a free concert in Brazil.

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