The US rock heavyweights join forces...

Queens Of The Stone Age and …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead are to tour North America together.

The dates in August will come in support of Queens Of The Stone Age ‘s new album ‘Songs For The Deaf’, which is released in August.

However, Dave Grohl, who has played on the album and also live with the band in recent months, is not expected to perform.

The dates, according to the band’s website, are at: Washington 9:30 Club (August 30)

Philadelphia Electric Factory (31)

Boston Avalon (September 1)

Toronto Kool Haus (7)

Detroit State Theatre (9)

Cleveland Agora Theater (10)

Chicago Riviera Theatre (15)

Milwaukee Rave (17)

St. Louis Pageant (20)

Columbia Blue Note (21)