Maroon 5 Launches Summer Tour, Starts Work On New Album

Maroon 5 are launching a summer outdoor tour as well as planning a new album. The trek, the 2013 Honda Civic Tour, begins August 1 in St. Louis and wraps after 31 dates on October 5 in San Diego.

The band has also announced that Kelly Clarkson will join them as a support act on the tour. Other support acts include PJ Morton, Rozzi Crane and Tony Lucca.

"We are very excited to team up with the Honda Civic Tour," said M-5 frontman Adam Levine in a statement. "Kelly, PJ, Rozzi and Tony are all such unique and amazing artists. I'm really looking forward to hitting the road with them. Each night will be a great night of music."

As for the album, the band says that they are currently in the writing process. No firm release plans have been unveiled yet.

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