Category: Reunions

The Godfathers lose 2 founding members, announce new lineup, more concerts

The Godfathers lose 2 founding members, announce new lineup, more concerts

Tweet Reunited U.K. guitar-rockers The Godfathers yesterday announced the departure of founding members Mike Gibson and George Mazur — the second lineup change this year, […]

The Primitives plan UK reunion tour in April

The Primitives plan UK reunion tour in April

Tweet Following their under-the-radar re-emergence in October after 17 years of inactivity, ’80s British indie-pop outfit The Primitives have booked a 10-date reunion tour of […]

John Lydon hoping for ‘bigger’ Public Image Ltd. tour next year, possible album

John Lydon hoping for ‘bigger’ Public Image Ltd. tour next year, possible album

Tweet John Lydon confirmed this week that he hopes to mount a more extensive Public Image Ltd. reunion tour next year, and may even record […]

Public Image Ltd. reissuing ‘Metal Box’ on CD, plus out-of-print ‘Plastic Box’ compilation

Public Image Ltd. reissuing ‘Metal Box’ on CD, plus out-of-print ‘Plastic Box’ compilation

Tweet Virgin Records will commemorate the reunion of John Lydon’s Public Image Ltd. this December by releasing a newly remastered edition of the postpunk band’s […]

Reunited Comsat Angels playing three UK shows next week, could be band’s last

Reunited Comsat Angels playing three UK shows next week, could be band’s last

After playing their first gig in 14 years this past April, reunited and highly influential British post-punk act Comsat Angels are embarking on a short, […]

Video: The Primitives playing ‘Crash’ and more at first U.K. reunion concert

Video: The Primitives playing ‘Crash’ and more at first U.K. reunion concert

Long-departed U.K. indie-pop act The Primitives — sometimes lumped together with the mid-to-late-’80s C86 scene — has somewhat quietly reformed, playing its first gigs in […]

Video: R.E.M.’s Bill Berry, Mike Mills join Peter Buck and The Minus 5 in Athens

Retired drummer Bill Berry and bassman Mike Mills jumped onstage last night with Peter Buck and the rest of The Minus 5 for a near-reunion […]

Billy Bragg reunites The Clash’s Mick Jones, Topper Headon to record ‘Jail Guitar Doors’

Billy Bragg reunites The Clash’s Mick Jones, Topper Headon to record ‘Jail Guitar Doors’

Former Clash bandmates Mick Jones and Nicky “Topper” Headon recently recorded together for the first time in 27 years as part of a documentary being […]

Nitzer Ebb readies first new album in nearly 15 years, plots fall North American tour

Nitzer Ebb readies first new album in nearly 15 years, plots fall North American tour

Reunited electronic/industrial duo Nitzer Ebb has completed work on its first album in nearly 15 years and will embark upon a full North American tour […]

Butthole Surfers’ reunited ’80s lineup heads out on North American tour this fall

Butthole Surfers’ reunited ’80s lineup heads out on North American tour this fall

The core ’80s lineup of the Butthole Surfers — Gibby Haynes, Paul Leary, Jeff Pinkus, King Coffey and Teresa Taylor — embarks on its first extensive North American tour in 20 years tonight with an opening-night concert in Houston.

Devo reissuing 2 classic albums, performing them live on 7-city North American tour

Devo reissuing 2 classic albums, performing them live on 7-city North American tour

Legendary new-wave nerds Devo will release expanded editions of their classic albums Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo and Freedom of Choice […]

John Lydon reuniting Public Image Ltd. for 30th anniversary of ‘Metal Box’

John Lydon reuniting Public Image Ltd. for 30th anniversary of ‘Metal Box’

John Lydon, ex-Sex Pistol and erstwhile reality TV star, is reactivating the long-dormant Public Image Ltd. for a five-date U.K. tour this December to mark […]

Video: Amy Winehouse joins The Specials for ‘You’re Wondering Now,’ ‘Ghost Town’

Video: Amy Winehouse joins The Specials for ‘You’re Wondering Now,’ ‘Ghost Town’

Amy Winehouse joined the reunited Specials onstage at the 2009 installment of the V Festival in England, lending her vocals to the ska legends’ ‘You’re Wondering Now’ and ‘Ghost Town.’ Watch both here.