The dates precede those already announced for the UK...

THE ROLLING STONES have confirmed the European dates that will precede their first UK tour in four years.

As revealed yesterday on NME.COM, the veteran rock band will play three London shows in August 2003, as part of the European leg of their The Lick tour. They last toured the UK in 1999.

However, before these shows, the group will play dates on the European mainland, at: Munich Olympiahalle (June 4)

Munich Olympic Stadium (6)

Munich Cirkus Kroner (8)

Paris Bercy (July 7)

Paris Stade De France (9)

Paris Olympia (11)

Stockholm Stadion (18)

Stockholm Globen (20)

Stockholm Cirkus (22)

Rotterdam Feyenoord Stadium (August 11)

Rotterdam Ahoy (15)

Utrecht Vredenburg (16)