Legendary Irish band U2 have announced that they will be returning to The O2 this year.

The band will stop at the iconic arena on the Greenwich Peninsula on October 23.

Announced by international concert producer Live Nation, the stop is part of their upcoming tour with the caps lock-induced title eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE.

The announcement follows the recent release of the band's 14th studio album Songs of Experience.

Tickets go on general sale January 26 at 9am and are available at theo2.co.uk or by calling 0844 856 0202.