Fans had good reason to believe The Stone Roses’ 5-year-long reunion ended with their June 24, 2017, concert in Glasgow, yet there was never any formal announcement — until now. John Squire, in a new interview with The Guardian, makes it clear: The Roses are once again no more. Full details right here.
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The Stone Roses apparently cut short their gig in Amsterdam last night — the third show of their just-launched reunion tour, the band’s first outing in 16 years — according to press and fan accounts, with Ian Brown emerging on stage in lieu of the expected ‘I Am the Resurrection’ encore to announce, ‘The drummer’s gone home.’
The Stone Roses — Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary “Mani” Mounfield and Alan “Reni” Wren — opened their first tour since 1996 with a pair of full-length concerts Friday and Saturday night at Club Razzmatazz in Barcelona, Spain. Check out the setlists from each night, plus video highlights of both concerts.
The Stone Roses — Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield and Alan ‘Reni’ Wren — played their first concert in 16 years Wednesday, a free, 11-song warm-up show for fans crammed into the 1,100-capacity Parr Hall in Warrington, England. The surprise concert was announced earlier the same day.
Having already preempted their massive Manchester homecoming gigs with festival dates in Scandinavia and Germany, The Stone Roses have once again bumped up the start of their hugely anticipated summer reunion tour with a trio of just-announced smaller-venue concerts in Barcelona and Amsterdam in early June.
The reunited Stone Roses continue to roll out summer festival dates, confirming over the weekend that they’ll headline the U.K.’s V Festival in August. So far, the band is playing 11 festivals in Europe and the Far East, plus standalone gigs in Manchester and Dublin.
The reunited Stone Roses will not make their rabidly anticipated live return at a trio of massive outdoor homecoming gigs in Manchester next summer, having today announced festival dates in Sweden and Denmark that will precede those sold-out shows.
The reunited Stone Roses — Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary “Mani” Mounfield and Alan “Reni” Wren — today announced they will headline the T in the Park Festival in the U.K., the Benicassim Festival in Spain and the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan next summer.
The Stone Roses sold out their two 2012 reunion concerts in Manchester in just 14 minute this morning, prompting the band to add a third show — which also sold out. All told, the band sold 220,000 tickets in 68 minutes, leading it to declare the concerts the ‘fastest selling rock gigs in U.K. history.’
The Stone Roses — Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary “Mani” Mounfield and Alan “Reni” Wren — this morning announced they are reuniting for the first time since the mid-’90s to play two hometown concerts next June in Manchester followed by a world tour — and they’re writing new songs.
Two years after the last big swell of rumors, reports of an impending reunion of The Stone Roses once again are flying, thanks to a U.K. tabloid’s claim the band is ‘getting back together after Ian Brown and John Squire buried the hatchet on one of the most bitter feuds in rock ‘n’ roll history.’
The Stone Roses last week marked the 20th anniversary of the band’s classic debut — arguably one of the best British albums of all […]