The group are tipped to play the dates to promote their as-yet-untitled new LP, due out next month...

FIVE are reported to be lining up a UK arena tour for 2002.

The group, who sensationally blasted the state of pop in this week’s NME, will play a series of dates in March 2002, according to live concert website, www.pollstar.com .

NME.COM contacted an official spokesperson for the group, who was unable to confirm the tour.

The proposed dates are at: Belfast Odyssey Arena (March 1)

Dublin Point (2-3)

Aberdeen Exhibition Centre (5-6)

Glasgow SECC (7-8)

Newcastle Telewest Arena (9-10)

Nottingham Arena (12)

Sheffield Arena (13)

Manchester Evening News Arena (15-16)

Birmingham NEC Arena (17-18)

Cardiff International Arena (20-21)

London Wembley Arena (23-24)

Five release a brand new single, ‘Let’s Dance’, on August 13, followed by an as-yet-untitled new album on August 27.