U2 frontman Bono has reportedly beaten a "five-year writer's block" and the band are planning to debut new songs at a gig in London's Roundhouse in September.
The Sun newspaper reports that U2 are planning to release their currently unnamed thirteenth studio album this November. It will be the follow-up to 2009's No Line on The Horizon.
"The U2 comeback is very much on for this year," a source told the tabloid. "This album has been a real struggle for them to make. It's taken a long time and Bono didn't find it easy.
"But they feel very confident now and are convinced the wait has been worth it."
The Sun also claims that U2 are set to play at one of a series of iTunes Festival gigs at the Roundhouse in September.
However, U2's management have dismissed the report.