The 'Heathen Chemistry' jaunt grows...

OASIS are to follow their upcoming UK and European shows with a series of dates around North America.

The band, who kick off the European leg in Lyon on June 17, have just announced 12 dates in support of forthcoming album ‘Heathen Chemistry’ starting in Fort Lauderdale on August 2.

Though the US has never been the happiest of hunting grounds for the band, current single ‘The Hindu Times’ is picking up airplay on key radio stations in Detroit, Chicago and San Diego.

As reported previously on NME.COM, Oasis will also play a triumphant homecoming gig at the 50,000 capacity Lancashire Country Cricket Ground in Manchester on September 14.

The North American dates are as follows:

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (August 2)

Hard Rock Live, Orlandp, Fla (4)

Tabernacle, Atlanta (5)

Murat Theatre, Indianapolis (7)

Tower Theatre, Philadelphia (9)

Fleet Pavilion, Boston (10)

Beacon Theatre, New York (13, 14)

Molson Centre,Montreal (16)

Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto (17)

Chicago Theatre, Chicago (20)

Fox Theatre, Detroit (21)