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Video: The Mission opens 25th anniversary reunion tour in Bristol, U.K. (setlist)

Video: The Mission opens 25th anniversary reunion tour in Bristol, U.K. (setlist)

Check out the setlist and a generous serving of video highlights from The Mission’s concert in Bristol, England, on Monday night — the first date on the reunited band’s 25th anniversary tour of Europe and the U.K. Includes video of ‘Beyond the Pale,’ ‘Tower of Strength’ and more.

Video: The Mission rehearses ‘Beyond the Pale’ for 25th anniversary reunion tour

Video: The Mission rehearses ‘Beyond the Pale’ for 25th anniversary reunion tour

With their 25th anniversary tour opening in 10 days, The Mission has shared footage of the reunited band — original members Wayne Hussey, Simon Hinkler and Craig Adams, plus new drummer Mike Kelly — rehearsing Thursday. Check out footage of the band playing ‘Beyond the Pale.’

The Mission announces 2nd U.K. show, 10 European concerts for 25th anniversary

The Mission announces 2nd U.K. show, 10 European concerts for 25th anniversary

The Mission have extended their 25th anniversary reunion beyond a single London concert to now include a second newly announced U.K. date plus 10 European concerts in October and November.

The Mission taps Fields of the Nephilim, Gene Loves Jezebel for 25th anniversary concert

The Mission taps Fields of the Nephilim, Gene Loves Jezebel for 25th anniversary concert

Frontman Wayne Hussey has tapped goth-rock contemporaries Fields of the Nephilim and Gene Loves Jezebel to open The Mission’s upcoming 25th anniversary concert in London — and recently announced plans to add a second U.K. performance and ‘some mainland European shows’ in October.

The Mission recording new album ‘Jokerman’ to coincide with 25th anniversary concert?

The Mission recording new album ‘Jokerman’ to coincide with 25th anniversary concert?

Not only is The Mission reuniting for a 25th anniversary concert this fall, but Wayne Hussey and two of the band’s other original members — plus ex-Siouxsie and the Banshees drummer Budgie — are currently in a British studio recording a brand-new album.

The Mission to reunite for 25th anniversary concert in London next October

The Mission to reunite for 25th anniversary concert in London next October

As hinted at last summer, classic goth-rock act The Mission will reunite next year for a special 25th anniversary concert in London — although it’s not yet known whether this will lead to the series of U.K. and European concerts originally envisioned by bandleader Wayne Husse

Wayne Hussey may reunite The Mission for 25th anniversary concerts in 2011

Wayne Hussey may reunite The Mission for 25th anniversary concerts in 2011

Just two years after mounting a series of farewell concerts, frontman Wayne Hussey is considering reuniting The Mission to celebrate the goth-rock band’s 25th anniversary next year with concerts in the U.K. and Europe that ‘will be all about nostalgia — nothing more, nothing less.’