We want your opinions, pics etc as the band make their eagerly awaited live comeback...

THE STROKES play the first date of their short North American tour tonight (October 9) in PHILADELPHIA – and we want you to tell us what it was like.

If you’re going tonight, NME.COM wants to hear your stories – and see your pictures, if you’re taking a camera along.

NME.COM wants to hear from you, on all aspects of the show. What did the new stuff from ‘Room On Fire’ sound like? What was the setlist? What was said onstage? What were they all wearing? You could see your comments and pictures in NME!

Send all your comments and pictures to news@nme.com

The band are supported by [a][/a] at the gigs.

The shows are at:

Philadelphia Tower Theatre (October 9/10)

Baltimore UMBC Fieldhouse (12)

Toronto Hershey Centre (14)

Detroit State Theatre (16)

Chicago Aragon Theater (19)

San Francisco Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (21)

LA Hollywood Palladium (22)

LA Shrine Auditorium (23)

Seattle Stadium Exhibition Centre (25)

New York The Theater @ MSG (29-30)

Boston Tsongas Arena (31)

Dallas NextStage (November 6)

Houston Verizon Wireless Theatre (7)

Atlanta Tabernacle (9)

In related news, ’Room On Fire’ will get a pre-release playback at the London Social on Monday (October 13),a week before it comes out in the UK.

The album will be played at 6.30pm, then again at 7.30 p.m. Space is limited so please e-mail nicky@thesocial.com if you want to go.