No Doubt are ending their extended hiatus to record their first album in six years.
Singer Gwen Stefani is currently touring her second album The Sweet Escape and will join her three bandmates in the studio afterwards.
Drummer Adrian Young tells RollingStone.com he will be joining guitarist Tom Dumont and bassist Tony Kanal to work on new material from next month (Jul07).
, "The three of us are going to lay down some songs with music only (without Gwen). When she gets done with the tour we'll all be there to do it.
"We've probably got four albums worth of ideas demoed."
He adds, "We've been together since 1987 and we never took a break until three summers ago. Now the break's been pretty long, so I think we're not burning anymore. It's kind of nice to be hungry again."