Wayne Coyne's barmy mob provide support for the funk rock megastars...

Flaming Lips have been announced as the support act on the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS‘ tour of North America’s West Coast in October.

Flaming Lips also released a DVD version of their latest album ‘Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots’ on Monday (September 2), featuring several bonus tracks. These include the Japanese version of ‘Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1’ and an acoustic ‘Do You Realize?’

Wayne Coyne and the boys will shortly be releasing a movie, ‘Christmas On Mars’ – a trailer of which is included on the new edition of the album.

The dates for the Red Hot Chili Peppers/[a][/a] tour are:

Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center (October 8)

Phoenix Cricket Pavillion (9)

Los Angeles The Forum (11)

Oakland Coliseum (17)

Sacramento Arco Arena (18)

Portland Memorial Coliseum (20)

Seattle Key Arena (21)