The Strokes to play New York's Madison Square Garden

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The Strokes will play New York's Madison Square Garden on April 1.

Frontman Julian Casablancas made the announcement on his Twitter page, Twitter.com/casablancas_j. Tickets are set to go on sale on February 25.

According to chiefs at the band's management company, tweeting from Twitter.com/wizkidmgmt, world tour dates could be announced in late March or early April.

A post on the feed also suggests that the band could be making an appearance at Austin's South By Southwest festival next month.

The Strokes' comeback song, 'Under Cover Of Darkness', was recently released as a free download. Their new album 'Angles' is out on March 21.

Get the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands or available digitally now, for the world exclusive comeback interview with the band.

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