The Strokes reunite for festival rehearsals

Julian Casablancas reveals New Yorkers' preparations in camera phone pic

The Strokes have reunited to begin rehearsals their summer festival appearances.

Frontman Julian Casablancas revealed that the band were playing together again this morning (May 25) in a post via his Twitter account.

Posting up this camera phone picture, the singer revealed that all five band members are currently rehearsing as a band again. He simply captioned the photograph: “Boys of Summer”.

The Strokes headline the Isle Of Wight (June 12) and RockNess (13) festivals in the UK this summer, plus will make appearances in Europe, the US and Australia. The shows will be their first since October 2006.