Massive Attack will embark on its first wide-scale North American tour since 1998 with a previously announced Sept. 10 appearance at Toronto's inaugural V Festival. The three-week trek will wrap with

Massive Attack will embark on its first wide-scale North American tour since 1998 with a previously announced Sept. 10 appearance at Toronto's inaugural V Festival. The three-week trek will wrap with an Oct. 3-5 stand at New York's Roseland Ballroom.

And while details are not yet confirmed, sources say to expect appearances from longtime collaborators Elizabeth Fraser and Horace Andy throughout the trip. Massive Attack is also eyeing an early 2007 release for its fifth album, "Weather Underground." The recent Virgin retrospective "Collected" debuted at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Electronic Albums chart.

Prior to the North American dates, the group will be on the road internationally through a Sept. 1 show in Stradbally, Ireland.

Here are Massive Attack's tour dates:

Sept. 10: Toronto (V Festival)
Sept. 11: Montreal (Metropolis)
Sept. 12: Detroit (State Theatre)
Sept. 13: Chicago (Riviera Theatre)
Sept. 15: Houston (Verizon Wireless Theatre)
Sept. 16: Austin, Texas (Austin City Limits)
Sept. 17: Dallas (Nokia Theatre)
Sept. 19: Phoenix (Celebrity Theatre)
Sept. 20: San Diego (SDSU Open Air Theatre)
Sept. 22: Berkeley, Calif. (Greek Theatre)
Sept. 23: Las Vegas (the Joint)
Sept. 24: Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)
Sept. 28-29: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)
Sept. 30: Philadelphia (Tower Theatre)
Oct. 1: Boston (Orpheum Theatre)
Oct. 3-5: New York (Roseland Ballroom)

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