The band celebrate a great year with help from Guided By Voices at the legendary Apollo Theatre...

THE STROKES have announced two gigs on December 30 and 31 with GUIDED BY VOICES at THE APOLLO THEATRE in NEW YORK.

The bands will alternate half hour sets each, with Guided By Voices playing first, with both bands playing at least two sets per night. Tickets go on sale today, November 21, at 12pm EST, exclusively through the Internet.

Tickets for December 30 are available by clicking here.

The password, which must be entered, is NEWYEARS.

Meanwhile, The Strokes have rescheduled the Leeds and Birmingham gigs which were postponed following drummer Fab Moretti breaking his hand. The dates form part of a larger UK and European tour due for next year. The full dates will be announced later this week on