No Doubt set to reform for live shows

Band reveal tour plans for 2009

No Doubt have announced plans for a comeback tour next year.

The Los Angeles band revealed their plans through an instant message transcript on their official website, but gave no specific dates.

The four-piece are also currently working on a new record, their first since 2001’s ‘Rock Steady’.

“I have cabin fever. Maybe we should play some shows or something?” guitarist Tom Dumont wrote before singer Gwen Stefani replied: “I think we should go out now. I don’t think we should wait. Pack up the babies and get a bunch of nannies. So fun! Would be so inspiring to get out there and play all those songs again.

“I think that if we go out on tour it will inspire us to write. I need to see the fans out there.”

The band haven’t performed live since 2004. Since then Stefani has released two solo albums, while the other members have pursued solo projects and session work.