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Mick Jones re-teams with Big Audio Dynamite bandmates on Dreadzone’s ‘Too Late’

Mick Jones re-teams with Big Audio Dynamite bandmates on Dreadzone’s ‘Too Late’

While the Big Audio Dynamite reunion didn’t result in any new recordings, frontman Mick Jones has re-teamed with that band’s rhythm section — drummer Greg Roberts and bassist Leo “E-Z Kill” Williams — to lend guitar and backing vocals to new single “Too Late,” from the duo’s band Dreadzone.

Video: Big Audio Dynamite reunites original lineup in Liverpool for first gig in 22 years

Last night in Liverpool, Mick Jones brought his post-Clash outfit Big Audio Dynamite out of retirement for the original lineup’s first concert in 22 years, the opening night of a nine-date U.K. tour that will be followed by a pair of U.S. gigs and a slot at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in California next month.

Big Audio Dynamite plans to record new album, prep more Legacy Edition reissues

Big Audio Dynamite plans to record new album, prep more Legacy Edition reissues

Mick Jones and Co. ‘have plans in the works for a new Big Audio Dynamite album,’ according to a news release e-mailed late Monday by Sony Music promoting the band’s three upcoming U.S. performances.

Big Audio Dynamite to play Los Angeles, New York around Coachella appearance

Big Audio Dynamite to play Los Angeles, New York around Coachella appearance

After wrapping its upcoming U.K. tour, the reunited Big Audio Dynamite will bookend its appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival with a pair of pre- and post-fest gigs in Los Angeles and New York City.

Big Audio Dynamite sets 9-date U.K. reunion tour in advance of Coachella appearance

Big Audio Dynamite sets 9-date U.K. reunion tour in advance of Coachella appearance

Big Audio Dynamite will reunite for the first time in 20 years for a nine-date U.K tour this spring as a lead-up to the band’s just-announced slot at the enormous Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in the California desert.

Video: Mick Jones and Don Letts discuss Big Audio Dynamite in vintage footage

We continue our commemoration of this week’s 25th anniversary reissue of the groundbreaking ‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ with this seven-minute electronic press kit assembled by bandmember Don Letts that the folks at Columbia/Legacy sent out to the media on Wednesday.