Radiohead has confirmed 16 European summer concert dates for 2008, including an appearance at Denmark's giant Roskilde Festival.

The British alternative rock band's first confirmed concert for the year will take place June 7 at the Malahide in Dublin, Ireland. The tour, announced today on Radiohead's official Web site, will roll on to France, Spain, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium and Germany.

Billboard broke the news in October that Radiohead would hit the road for an international tour in 2008 in support of their new release, "In Rainbows".

Although today's news confirms only European dates, expect news in the coming weeks for appearances in the United States and elsewhere.

"America and other countries will be announced soon," Radiohead's manager Bryce Edge of Courtyard Management, tells Billboard, "but the details haven't been finalized yet. "

Edge wouldn't rule out plans for dates in far-flung markets such as Asia, Australia or even South Africa. "Its all pending," he continues. "It depends on how much touring the band wants to do. But we are looking at things outside of America and Europe."

Radiohead became the industry's biggest news story when the group recorded "In Rainbows" independently, and issued it digitally through its official Web site on Oct. 10, allowing downloaders to name a price to own a virtual copy.

The band and its representatives at Courtyard Management have since reached an international agreement with XL Recordings, which will issue the CD on New Year's Eve. Separately, ATO Records Group has struck a deal to distribute "In Rainbows" the following day in the United States, while Hostess will have physical rights for the Japanese market, beginning Dec. 26.

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