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Queen and Adam Lambert Announce Australian Tour Dates

"Are you ready to rock?" announced Lambert on his Twitter account.

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Adam Lambert and Queen

Queen and Adam Lambert will hit Australia for a four-date trek through the country beginning Aug. 22.

“AUSTRALIA! Are you ready to Rock?” wrote the American Idol alum on his Twitter. “@QueenWillRock and I will see you in August!”

The tour will be the band’s first in Australia since 1985.

The QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Australian Tour will kick off in Perth Aug. 22, then travel to Sydney on Aug. 26, Melbourne on Aug. 29 with the grand finale at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Sept. 1.

“Let’s ROCK those beautiful arenas just ONE MORE TIME!” said Brian May in a release.

Advance tickets go on sale to Visa cardholders Thursday from noon to 11 p.m. Sunday. At www.visaentertainment.com.au. General public sales begin 10 a.m. May 28.

Twitter: @Idol_Worship, @MicheleAmabile