Dashboard Confessional and Keane have joined the upcoming North American leg of U2's...

Dashboard Confessional and Keane have joined the upcoming North American leg of U2's Vertigo tour, which begins Sept. 12 in Toronto. Dashboard will open the first eight shows through Sept. 25 in Milwaukee, while Keane will support U2's seven-show stand in Boston and New York that runs from Oct. 3-14.

As previously reported, Dashboard was eyeing a November release for its next Vagrant album, but the as-yet-untitled, Daniel Lanois-produced set has now been pushed to early 2006. A spokesperson says Dashboard will feature some new material during the U2 dates.

Keane already opened some European shows for U2 this summer and is tacking the new dates onto the back of a short North American headlining tour, which will begin Sept. 19 in Los Angeles.

Opening acts for the rest of the Vertigo tour, which runs through mid-December, have yet to be announced.

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