English rockers Keane impressed U2 so much when they supported them in Europe, the EVERYTHING CHANGES hitmakers have been invited to join the Irish supergroup on the road in America.

The trio will support U2's seven shows in Boston, Massachusetts and New York in October (05).

Cult US group Dashboard Confessional will support the Irish rockers when the second leg of the VERTIGO tour kicks off in Canada next month (SEP05).

The two groups join Beck, Pearl Jam, Alanis Morissette and John Mayer among the big name acts who will have supported U2 this year.