The band play a handful of dates to showcase the eagerly awaited new LP 'Room On Fire'...

THE STROKES have announced details of their forthcoming European tour.

As previously revealed, the group will play a handful of dates in December following the release of their second album ’Room On Fire’ on October 20.

Some shows in the US have already been announced with mates [a][/a]. Now, in an e-mail to fans, the band have confirmed the Strokes will visit the following European cities: Glasgow (December 1)

Cardiff (3)

London (5-6)

Paris (10)

Amsterdam (12)

Berlin (14)

Copenhagen (16)

Rome (18)

A date in Barcelona is also being booked, although it is not confirmed. A major European tour is planned for 2004.

This week’s NME, out now, features the first full review of ’Room On Fire’.