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Ready to rock: the Irish band U2 announced this week that they will be taking their Joshua Tree world tour to Australia and New Zealand in November

Feel nostalgic? Irish rockers U2 announce that they are taking their Joshua Tree world tour to Australia and New Zealand … with Noel Gallagher and his band the shows will open

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Irish rockers U2 have announced that they will be taking their Joshua Tree world tour to Australia and New Zealand.

The band, known for hits such as With or Without You and Beautiful Day, will come to Down Under in November for a series of stadium shows.

In an extra kick for fans, Bono & # 39; s good friend and rocker Noel Gallagher will be the opening act with his band High Flying Birds.

Ready to rock: the Irish band U2 announced this week that they will be taking their Joshua Tree world tour to Australia and New Zealand in November

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Ready to rock: the Irish band U2 announced this week that they will be taking their Joshua Tree world tour to Australia and New Zealand in November

Announcing the news on Friday, their first show will be in Auckland on November 8, before heading to Brisbane on November 12.

Their concert in Sydney takes place on November 22 in the Sydney Cricket Ground.

After fans asked the band for Down Under, the band tweeted: & # 39; Australia, we hear you, we heard you. & # 39;

The fans give what they want! After fans called on the band to come down, the band tweeted: & # 39; Australia, we hear you, we heard you & # 39; (photo is singer Bono)

The fans give what they want! After fans called on the band to come down, the band tweeted: & # 39; Australia, we hear you, we heard you & # 39; (photo is singer Bono)

The fans give what they want! After fans called on the band to come down, the band tweeted: & # 39; Australia, we hear you, we heard you & # 39; (photo is singer Bono)

Awesome: In an extra kick for fans, Bono & # 39; s good friend and rocker Noel Gallagher (photo) will be the opening act, with his band, High Flying Birds

Awesome: In an extra kick for fans, Bono & # 39; s good friend and rocker Noel Gallagher (photo) will be the opening act, with his band, High Flying Birds

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Awesome: In an extra kick for fans, Bono & # 39; s good friend and rocker Noel Gallagher (photo) will be the opening act, with his band, High Flying Birds

Bono seemed to be writing the tweet and added: & # 39; By the way, this is Bono. & # 39;

After hearing the news, Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue said she was happy with the news.

On Twitter, Kylie followed: & # 39; U2 is coming to Australia! We love you! & # 39;

Star fans! After hearing the news, Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue (photo) said she was very happy with the news

Star fans! After hearing the news, Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue (photo) said she was very happy with the news

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Star fans! After hearing the news, Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue (photo) said she was very happy with the news

Happy: Kylie wrote on Twitter: & # 39; U2 is coming to Australia! We love you! & # 39;

Happy: Kylie wrote on Twitter: & # 39; U2 is coming to Australia! We love you! & # 39;

Happy: Kylie wrote on Twitter: & # 39; U2 is coming to Australia! We love you! & # 39;

The Joshua Tree album was released in 1987 and sold more than 25 million copies worldwide.

The band is expected to perform both the entire album and some of their other hits.

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They first formed as teenagers in high school in 1976 and released their debut album, Boy, in 1980.

It was a hit! The Joshua Tree album was released in 1987 and sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. The band is expected to perform both the entire album and some of their other hits

It was a hit! The Joshua Tree album was released in 1987 and sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. The band is expected to perform both the entire album and some of their other hits

It was a hit! The Joshua Tree album was released in 1987 and sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. The band is expected to perform both the entire album and some of their other hits

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