Stone Roses Reunite for Tour, New Album

British rockers had been disbanded for 15 years

October 18, 2011 11:20 AM ET
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Clockwise from Left: Reni, Mani, John Squire and Ian Brown of the Stone Roses pose for a photograph in a London studio.
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The Stone Roses have announced they will be reuniting for a series of gigs beginning in June. The British rockers, who disbanded in 1996, told reporters at a press conference in London this morning that they plan to record a new album and head out on a world tour next year.

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The reunion tour and album will feature the classic lineup of the band – Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni – and all four were on hand for the press conference. The Stone Roses confirmed that their first shows upon getting back together will be held at Heaton Park in their native Manchester on June 29th and 30th.

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