The Rolling Stones will launch their upcoming 50 and Counting world tour in Los Angeles after adding a handful of extra dates to their schedule.

The supergroup will hit the stage at the Staples Center on 2 May (13) before taking to the road for their extensive summer (13) anniversary tour, which will include gigs at London's Hyde Park and England's Glastonbury festival.

The Stones will also perform in Anaheim, San Jose and Oakland in California; Boston, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Las Vegas.