Fans react to The Stone Roses playing Manchester City's Etihad Stadium and T In The Park in 2016
Many are delighted that the four-piece will return next summer
The band will play the stadium on Friday June 17 and 18 and Stathallan Castle on July 8 in 2016. Tickets will go on sale at 9.30am this Friday (November 6).
They made a special announcement on their Facebook and Twitter page at 7pm this evening (November 2).
Many fans expressed their delight that the band are returning for new shows following their performances at Finsbury Park in 2013 and Heaton Park in 2012. See a selection of tweets below:
See me in June a week after my birthday at The Stone Roses concert loving life when "I wanna be adored" starts playing. Ian brown— E (@MsHernandezDali) November 2, 2015
Dear The Stone Roses Thank you for getting back together. Will you play Sally Cinnamon? My nan loves that song. Love Elrood— Elrood the Elf (@Elrood_the_Elf) November 2, 2015
I have to get tickets to the stone roses!!!!— Burnzy (@Burnzy_96) November 2, 2015
Stone roses are in Manchester next year GET ME THERE— loz? (@cxliforniadazed) November 2, 2015
Ahead of the announcement Radio X DJ Vernon Kay also tweeted his delight at The Stone Roses' plans.
#StoneRoses Yes please....I'll be having lots of that! !— Vernon Kay (@vernonkay) November 2, 2015
Others were disappointed that further dates hadn't been announced south of the border.
The Stone Roses are playing T in the park & 2 dates in Manchester. Why not London? This is torture.— ? (@envy_the_dead) November 2, 2015
The news comes after posters of lemons appeared in record stores across Manchester this morning (November 2). Images of the lemon, which has appeared on the band's posters and album artwork in the past, appeared around the city with sightings confirmed at Close barber's shop on Greater Ancoats Street and the Vinyl Revival record store on Hilton Street.
The Stone Roses are also now second favourites to headline next year's Glastonbury Festival, according to bookmakers Betfair.
The band are now listed behind Adele as among the bookies' top tips to headline the Saturday leg of the Worthy Farm event in 2016.
Colm Rock of Betfair said: "The odds of the Stone Roses to headline the Saturday at Glastonbury have plummeted from 10/1 to 7/2 second favourites."