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FEB 16 2011

The Strokes Announce Madison Square Garden Show

Get ready NY Strokes fans. The band has just announced that they'll be headlining a new show at Madison Square Garden for this April.

April 1st 2011 - New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden

Exclusive pre-order tickets for American Express card holders will go on sale this Friday February 18th at 9:00 AM EST and will last until Thursday February 24th. General Public onsale begins on Friday February 25th at 11:00 AM EST.

Click here for venue detais, pre-sale options and more.
FEB 09 2011

First Single From Angles, “Under Cover Of Darkness” To Be Released on February 9th

Song Available to Stream and Free Download for 48 Hours from TheStrokes.com
“Under Cover Of Darkness” Available to Purchase In The U.S. on February 15th


The Strokes are set to release their newest single, “Under Cover Of Darkness,” on February 9th via a stream on their website. The song will be available to download for free for 48 hours from www.thestrokes.com , and will arrive at radio on the same day. “Under Cover Of Darkness” will be available to purchase digitally in the US via iTunes on February 15th.

Rolling Stone had nothing but superlatives to say regarding “Under Cover Of Darkness,” awarding the song 4 stars. They proclaimed that the song “barrels into the bar with "Return to Form" written on its forehead…The Strokes give us that same old song one more time, primed and polished for a new age.”

The song is the band’s first released track from their highly anticipated upcoming album Angles, out on March 22nd via RCA records in the US, and March 21st via Rough Trade Records in the UK. Angles is the band’s first new release since 2006’s First Impressions of Earth and marks the ambition of that album with the immediacy of the band’s earlier albums Is This It (2001) and Room On Fire (2003). In 2010, the band returned to the road, playing and headlining major festivals in the United States and UK, including the Isle of Wight Festival, Lollapalooza, Hurricane Festival, Splendour In The Grass, Rockness, Outside Lands, and Austin City Limits. Time Out Chicago hailed the Lollapalooza performance as “the best set I’ve seen since covering Lollapalooza. Better than Radiohead in 2008. Better than… who headlined last year? …The crowd…was euphoric.”
FEB 04 2011

The Strokes Reviewed in Rolling Stone

The Strokes are finally back with their new single "Under Cover of Darkness" and Rolling Stone has given the single an amazing 4 out of 5 stars. Rolling Stone exclaims:

"The lead single from the first new Strokes record in five years barrels into the bar with "Return to Form" written on its forehead. "Under Cover of Darkness"...takes the basic elements of their sound, breaks it down, builds it back up and expands it"

Sounds pretty good to us. Click here to read the full review of "Under Cover of Darkness" by Rolling Stone!!

JAN 25 2011

THE STROKES TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, 'ANGLES,' ON MARCH 22ND

The Strokes To Release New Album, ‘Angles,’ on March 22nd
First Single “Under Cover Of Darkness” Coming Soon



The Strokes announce the release date for their highly anticipated fourth album, Angles, on March 22nd via RCA records in the US, and March 21st via Rough Trade Records in the UK. A new single titled “Under Cover of Darkness,” will be heard on radio starting in February. The complete track-listing for the album can be found below. More details on Angles will be released in the coming weeks, as will details for a Spring US tour.

Angles is the band’s first new release since 2006’s First Impressions of Earth and marks the ambition of that album with the immediacy of the band’s earlier albums Is This It (2001) and Room On Fire (2003). In 2010, the band returned to the road, playing and headlining major festivals in the United States and UK, including the Isle of Wight Festival, Lollapalooza, Hurricane Festival, Splendour In The Grass, Rockness, Outside Lands, and Austin City Limits. Time Out Chicago hailed the Lollapalooza performance as “the best set I’ve seen since covering Lollapalooza. Better than Radiohead in 2008. Better than… who headlined last year? …The crowd…was euphoric.”