The Irish rock veterans will play around 30 European stadiums before returning for another 35-date arena run in the U.S. Japan is next on the itinerary, followed by Australia, where the band will reportedly do an eight-date run.

Rumored opening acts include Snow Patrol and Scissor Sisters.

U2 typically does one monster tour every few years. Its last trek, in 2001, spanned nine months and grossed $143 million with all shows sold out.

The group’s new album, How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, is scheduled for release November 23rd in the U.S.