What band would you most like to see reunite?

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What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Scurvy Dog » Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:46 pm

A lot of musical groups have come and gone - sometimes they reunite. Which groups would you like to see get back together for another album and tour?

Let's stick with groups that all of their members are still living for this topic, or all the members of that particular lineup are still living.

I would say Talking Heads - they were fantastic as solo artists, and awesome as a group. However, that is very unlikely to happen, as David Byrne says a lot of bad blood went down between them during their breakup - and they are miles apart musically, having gone down different paths for so long.

I would pay $250 for a ticket to see them, as long as the seat wasn't directly behind a pole.

Who would anyone else pick?
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Cyrus » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:19 pm

ABBA!  :D

Just kidding! My favourite band, Iron Maiden, have never split (thank God), and are still playing. At the moment, I can't think of any other band I love so much to wish to see them reunited.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Ninth Delegate » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:04 pm

Since you mentioned Maiden; i'd like to see Paul Dianno reunite with the band.  Always did prefer his vocals.  After Bruce replaced him, the band creativness went in another direction from the first 2 albums.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Cyrus » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:15 pm

I personally prefer Bruce Dickinson's vocals; Paul Dianno was a good singer, but he couldn't sing many of Maiden's songs performed by Dickinson, he just doesn't have a range of voice for those songs. The same thing was with Blaze Bayley, I saw him at gigs with Maiden 5-6 times, he was struggling with most of the songs from Dickinson's era.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Ninth Delegate » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:32 pm

I gave up on the band when Bailey took over.  The quality nosedived.  Even Derek Riggs said screw it, find someone else to do the album cover.
I was a fan of the band from 1980.  I've still got the first official releases they did on an album called Metal for mutha's.
It's a bit of vice versa with Bruce and Paul. Bruce's cover of Sanctuary was ok, but his cover of Charlott the Harlot blew big chunks.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby come out and play » Tue Jul 06, 2010 1:49 am

Van halen og line up
black sabbath og line up
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Space Toaster » Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:49 am

Switchblade Symphony. I would also say Moloko, but that's not much of a difference because either way it's Roisin Murphy singing.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby union_jack » Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:54 am

errm, The Libertines, but i think its happening now...
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Scurvy Dog » Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:58 am

come out and play wrote:Van halen og line up
black sabbath og line up





Ah, the drama that is Van Halen... kick out Dave, Hire Sammy. Kick out Sammy, hire Dave to sing a few songs. Kick out Dave, hire and kick out Sammy again. Hire Gary Cherrone (not sure if that's the right name), kick him out and refuse to acknowledge VH3, hire Dave... and kick out Mike and hire your own son.

For a while a lot of people believed it was the egos of either Dave or Sammy that caused problems in the band, but it seems to be Eddie who has the problem. I'm not that into Van Halen but I can appreciate them musically, and think it sucks that Mike was booted out just so Wolfgang could have a job.

Can you imagine how harsh that was? Mike probably saw him grow up over the years, and probably thought it was pretty cool that Wolfgang wanted to play bass instead of following in Eddie's footsteps. Maybe he even gave him some pointers. Then one day, Mike gets fired an Eddie hires Wolfgang. Maybe his goal is to ultimately have only family members in the band.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Lion » Tue Jul 06, 2010 1:58 pm

there is only one for me: GUNS N' ROSES.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby GrandTheftAaron » Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:46 pm

If it was possible, The Beatles! At least Ringo and McCarteny are still preforming though.
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby 4nik8 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:12 pm

Band of Brothers!
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby Scurvy Dog » Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:01 pm

Band of the Hand!

Obscure?
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby turnbull gbr » Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:09 pm

4nik8 wrote:Band of Brothers!
Scurvy Dog wrote:Band of the Hand!

Obscure?

Are we still on bands here or TV shows and films. ;)
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Re: What band would you most like to see reunite?

Postby 4nik8 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:22 pm

Scurvy Dog wrote:Band of the Hand!

Obscure?


how could something directed by Starsky not be obscure??
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