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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have confirmed three massive UK summer shows.

The band , who have already confirmed a show at Dublin Phoenix Park (June 12) will play gigs in Manchester, London and Edinburgh following their Irish date.

Lead singer Anthony Kiedis said: “We’re really looking forward to getting back to the UK. We had a great time performing there last summer. The British fans are fantastic, so its going to be amazing to perform in front of such a massive crowd in Hyde Park…The Queen’s backyard! And it’ll be good to play the stadiums when we return to Manchester and Edinburgh.”

The new shows are at: Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium (June 13)

City of Manchester Stadium (18)

London Hyde Park (19)

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Saturday (January 24). For availability after then, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.