Jay-Z and Kanye West have announced in a new press release that they have formed a group called “The Throne,” and the world will address the two of them collectively as such from this point forward.

They also dropped a list of tour dates (as well as the album’s official release date) for those of you who are still watching the throne.

According to the press release, “Watch the Throne” will be released exclusively on iTunes on Monday, August 8th, which is also when tickets for their tour go on sale.

And beginning this Thursday (Jul 28), fans can visit www.LiveNation.com/WatchTheThrone to gain exclusive access to presale tickets and a free digital copy of the album. Citi® card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Friday, July 29th at 10 am local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program.

As far as the tour is concerned, the first date is in Detroit, with dates that follow in Chicago, Philadelphia, Canada, Los Angeles, Dallas, Las Vegas, Atlanta and more.

Check out the dates below:

9/22/11      Detroit, MI           Palace of Auburn Hills
9/24/11      Toronto, ON           Air Canada Centre
9/25/11     Montreal, QC       Bell Centre
9/27/11      East Rutherford, NJ       Izod Center
9/28/11      East Rutherford, NJ       Izod Center
9/29/11      Washington DC       Verizon Center
10/4/11      Philadelphia, PA       Wells Fargo Center
10/6/11      Chicago, IL            United Center
10/7/11     Chicago, IL           United Center
10/8/11     Minneapolis, MN       Target Center
10/10/11     Denver, CO           Pepsi Center

10/13/11     Tacoma, WA       Tacoma Dome
10/14/11      Vancouver, BC       Rogers Arena
10/16/11     San Jose, CA        HP Pavilion
10/17/11      Sacramento, CA       Power Balance Pavilion
10/19/11      Los Angeles, CA       Staples Center
10/20/11      Los Angeles, CA       Staples Center
10/21/11     Las Vegas, NV        MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/25/11      Dallas, TX           American Airlines Center
10/26/11      Houston, TX           Toyota Center
10/29/11      Atlanta, GA            Philips Arena
10/30/11      Greensboro, NC       Greensboro Coliseum
11/1/11      Baltimore, MD       1st Mariner Arena
11/3/11      Boston, MA            TD Garden

Are you planning on seeing Hov and Yeezy on tour?

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