Category: Reunions

Bauhaus adds third reunion concert at Hollywood Palladium ‘due to record sellouts’

Bauhaus adds third reunion concert at Hollywood Palladium ‘due to record sellouts’

The reunited Bauhaus — featuring the full original lineup of Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J — today added a third concert at the Hollywood Palladium, this one in December, about a month after the two shows that sold out last week.  Full details right here.

Bauhaus adds 2nd show in Hollywood, Peter Murphy reschedules New York dates

Bauhaus adds 2nd show in Hollywood, Peter Murphy reschedules New York dates

Bauhaus today added a second concert at the Hollywood Palladium after tickets for the band’s surprise comeback sold out in minutes — a pair of shows that the band’s frontman Peter Murphy will follow up in January with rescheduled New York City dates he’d been forced to cancel last month after suffering a heart attack.

Undead, undead, undead: Bauhaus reunites for first concert in 13 years this November

Undead, undead, undead: Bauhaus reunites for first concert in 13 years this November

Goth-rock legends Bauhaus will reunite for their first concert in 13 years this November, a performance that comes after the band seemingly had split into competing camps in recent years, with bassist David J touring with frontman Peter Murphy and guitarist Daniel Ash teaming up with drummer Kevin Haskins as Poptone.

Electronic’s Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr reunite  in Greece to play ‘Get the Message’

Electronic’s Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr reunite in Greece to play ‘Get the Message’

A pair of legendary Manchester musicians — New Order’s Bernard Sumner and The Smiths’ Johnny Marr — shared the stage in Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a one-song reunion of their former band Electronic, performing the 1991 single “Get the Message.” Watch it right here.

Midnight Oil plans to record new music later this year for possible 2020 release

Midnight Oil plans to record new music later this year for possible 2020 release

Midnight Oil has confirmed it will return to the recording studio later this year, with the band’s drummer Rob Hirst saying their live reunion “was such a positive experience that it made us even hungrier to get back to making new music together.” Full details right here, including the latest tour dates.

Stray Cats announce first new album in 26 years, 40th anniversary tour of U.S. and Europe

Stray Cats announce first new album in 26 years, 40th anniversary tour of U.S. and Europe

Rockabilly favorites Stray Cats — who achieved unlikely pop success in the New Wave era — this week announced 40th anniversary festivities that will include the trio’s first new studio album in 26 years and tours of the U.S. and Europe later this year. Hear the first single and check out the tour dates here.

The Specials to bring ‘Encore’ 40th anniversary tour to North America this spring

The Specials to bring ‘Encore’ 40th anniversary tour to North America this spring

Beloved 2 Tone ska act The Specials today released its first new album featuring original frontman Terry Hall since 1980’s More Specials, and helped mark the occasion by announcing a 40th anniversary tour of North America this May and June. Full dates right here. Plus, stream the new album ‘Encore.’

Nitzer Ebb plots first North American tour in nearly decade around European festival dates

Nitzer Ebb plots first North American tour in nearly decade around European festival dates

EBM giants Nitzer Ebb, who reformed late last year and played a handful of dates in December, today announced a 12-date North American tour in May ahead of their planned appearances at a spate of European summer festivals and additional concerts into the fall. Full dates right here.

Meat Puppets’ original lineup reunites for new album ‘Dusty Notes’ — hear 1st single ‘Warranty’

Meat Puppets’ original lineup reunites for new album ‘Dusty Notes’ — hear 1st single ‘Warranty’

Following their on-stage reunion in August 2017, The Meat Puppets’ Curt and Cris Kirkwood re-teamed with original drummer Derrick Bostrom in the studio for the original trio’s first new album in 24 years, a 10-song collection called Dusty Notes that’s preceded by first single “Warranty.” Check out the new song here.

Midnight Oil continues reunion, announces 2019 concerts in U.K., Europe and Australia

Midnight Oil continues reunion, announces 2019 concerts in U.K., Europe and Australia

After taking the last year off, the reformed Midnight Oil will head back out on the road in 2019, announcing Monday a run of 11 dates in the U.K., Ireland and Europe next summer along with a July festival appearance in the band’s native Australia. Full dates posted right here.

Listen: The Specials, ‘Vote For Me’ — first new single with Terry Hall since ‘Ghost Town’

Listen: The Specials, ‘Vote For Me’ — first new single with Terry Hall since ‘Ghost Town’

Legendary 2 Tone ska act The Specials this week released its first single with original lead frontman Terry Hall since 1981’s “Ghost Town,” a lilting new song called “Vote For Me” that is the first cut to surface off the band’s forthcoming reunion album Encore. Listen to the full track right here.

Minor Threat reunites to recreate iconic Dischord house porch shot from ‘Salad Days’

Minor Threat reunites to recreate iconic Dischord house porch shot from ‘Salad Days’

The former members of legendary D.C. hardcore act Minor Threat came together yesterday at their old record label’s famed Dischord house in Arlington, Va. — a reunion captured for posterity with a photo recreating the iconic cover shot of their 1985 Salad Days EP. Does this mean something more for the band? No.

Peter Murphy and David J unveil North American tour celebrating 40 years of Bauhaus

Peter Murphy and David J unveil North American tour celebrating 40 years of Bauhaus

Having just wrapped up their first leg Down Under, former bandmates Peter Murphy and David J today announced a 30-date North American segment of their tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of Bauhaus — a trek that’ll see the duo performing In the Flat Field in full. Full dates and details right here.

Watch: Oingo Boingo’s Danny Elfman, Steve Bartek reunite to perform ‘Dead Man’s Party’

Watch: Oingo Boingo’s Danny Elfman, Steve Bartek reunite to perform ‘Dead Man’s Party’

Back in 2013, former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman sang in concert for the first time since that band’s demise in 1995, taking the mic during an orchestral performance of some of the beloved film scores he’s composed for director Tim Burton’s work. He did it again this weekend, and sang an Oingo Boingo song, too.