With two weeks until the release of its new studio album,
Depeche Mode will launch the tour -- tied to "Delta Machine," due out March 26 -- on Aug. 22 at Detroit's
"I'm really looking forward to getting out there and performing," said frontman Dave Gahan in a statement. "There are so many die-hard Depeche Mode fans who have been with us every step of this journey that I can't wait to see."
Added Gore: "I enjoy being in front of an audience because our songs really take on a life of their own when performed live. When we're performing, the stage almost becomes a mirror for the people who have been there since the beginning, and we become a reflection of our audience. I'm looking forward to this tour for that very reason."
Depeche Mode (which also includes multi-instrumentalist Andy Fletcher) is scheduled to appear Monday night on "Late Show With
Watch the video for "Heaven," the lead single from "Delta Machine," below.