Category: Reunions

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery made it official this morning, announcing via Twitter that he has quit Jane’s Addiction for a second time as the rockers have now wrapped up their rescheduled tour of Australia — the final dates of a reunion that started with last year’s joint trek with Nine Inch Nails.

Public Image Ltd. sets 16-date North American club tour to follow Coachella appearance

Public Image Ltd. sets 16-date North American club tour to follow Coachella appearance

John Lydon with Public Image Ltd.

John Lydon will take the reformed Public Image Ltd. on its first North American tour in 18 years this spring, today announcing a 16-date club tour to follow the band’s performance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Video: Alan Wilder joins Depeche Mode on stage at Royal Albert Hall in London

Video: Alan Wilder joins Depeche Mode on stage at Royal Albert Hall in London

Alan Wilder shocked Depeche Mode fans around the world tonight, joining the band onstage for the first time since 1994 to accompany Martin Gore on piano during a performance of “Somebody” during a Teenage Cancer Trust charity concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Soundgarden to headline Lollapalooza?

Soundgarden to headline Lollapalooza?

The Daily Swarm, citing “multiple industry sources,” tonight reports Soundgarden — reforming after 12 years apart — will headline this summer’s Lollapalooza alongside Green Day and Lady Gaga.

The Specials, a-ha add additional New York City concerts to their spring U.S. tours

The Specials, a-ha add additional New York City concerts to their spring U.S. tours

New York gets another crack at two hot tickets: The Specials have added a second NYC date and a-ha a third to their very brief U.S. tours this spring. The reunited 2 Tone ska act plays Terminal 5 on April 20, while the Norwegian pop trio has added a third and final show at the Nokia Theatre on May 8.

Faith No More adds 2 Coachella warm-up shows at San Francisco’s Warfield

Faith No More adds 2 Coachella warm-up shows at San Francisco’s Warfield

The reunited Faith No More is now set to make its American debut with a pair of hometown concerts at San Francisco’s historic Warfield Theatre in the days leading up to the band’s much-anticipated appearance at April’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Crowded House to release new album in March, announce spring UK tour

Crowded House to release new album in March, announce spring UK tour

Crowded House this spring will release its second album since reuniting in 2007, an 11-track, as-yet-untitled disc that Neil Finn and Co. will support with a just-announced tour of the United Kingdom in May and June and a slot at the famed Isle of Wight Festival.

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

Tweet The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon have reunited on record for the first time since 1982’s Combat Rock, each contributing to the title […]

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Eric Avery quits again? Jane’s Addiction writing new songs without original bassist

Tweet Core Jane’s Addiction members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins are writing new material for what would be the band’s first album since […]

The Specials to release ’30th Anniversary Tour’ live concert DVD in March

The Specials to release ’30th Anniversary Tour’ live concert DVD in March

Tweet Reformed 2 Tone ska legends The Specials will commemorate last year’s string of sold-out U.K. reunion concerts with the March release of a 24-track […]

Reunited Dead Milkmen preparing to record first new studio album in 15 years

Reunited Dead Milkmen preparing to record first new studio album in 15 years

Tweet Beloved Philly punk-jokesters The Dead Milkmen — who reunited in late 2008 and went on to play a handful of concerts last year — […]

Soundgarden reunion: Chris Cornell announces via Twitter that band will reform in 2010

Soundgarden reunion: Chris Cornell announces via Twitter that band will reform in 2010

Tweet Grunge heavyweight Soundgarden will reunite in 2010 after 12 years apart, Chris Cornell announced via Twitter tonight at the stroke of midnight on the […]

Video + setlist: Public Image Ltd. reunites in Birmingham, 1st concert in 17 years

Video + setlist: Public Image Ltd. reunites in Birmingham, 1st concert in 17 years

Tweet John Lydon resurrected Public Image Ltd. last night for its first concert in 17 years as the iconic post-punk band kicked off its seven-date […]