The trek will be the band’s fifth Stateside…

Kaiser Chiefs have announced details of their fifth American tour.

The Leeds band will follow their appearance at Bob Geldof’s Live 8 charity event in Philadelphia on July 2, with a handful of new shows supported by The Cribs, The Redwalls and Brendan Benson.

The announcement comes as the Kaiser Chiefs head back to the UK from Los Angeles, where they have just wrapped up their fourth and biggest US trek.

The jaunt saw the band perform to sold out audiences numbering in the thousands as well as appearing on famed late night television programmes ’The Tonight Show’ and ’The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’.

Kaiser Chiefs will also head back in September to support the Foo Fighters, Weezer double bill, though dates are yet to be confirmed.

The band’s July tour will call at:

Philadelphia Live 8 (July 2)

Philadelphia Theatre of Living Arts (20)

New York Webster Hall (21)

Washington DC 930 Club (22)

Chicago Lollapalooza (23)

San Francisco Fillmore (25)