Arctic Monkeys set to open nationwide arena tour

Honest-to-God Ohio rock heroes The Black Keys announced a nationwide arena tour in support of "El Camino," their forthcoming luxury grit opus due next week. The jaunt includes a stop at Columbus' own Schottenstein Center on March 4. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Dec. 9, priced between $43-$59. Sweetening the deal, top-notch Brit rockers Arctic Monkeys will open the show.

In other Keys news, they're streaming five songs from "El Camino" on their website, and they're making the TV rounds with stops at SNL (Dec. 3), Colbert (Dec. 6) and Letterman (Dec. 7) this week. Lastly, to get a preview of all this arena-rockin' goodness, check their live video stream of the Dec. 5 album release show from NYC's Webster Hall courtesy of MTV Hive.