Guided By Voices ‘classic line up’ to reunite

Robert Pollard is bringing back the band for their first shows since 2004

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Guided By Voices mainman Robert Pollard says he has reunited the band’s “classic line-up” to play a gig this October for old record label Matador.

Pollard last played with the band in 2004, and they will play as part of [url=http://www.nme.com/news/pavement/51788]Matador’s 21st birthday at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas[/url]. The three-day event takes place on October 1-3.

“We got the band back together. Not the original line-up – the classic line-up,” Pollard told Spinner. “It’s better than the original line-up. Tobin Sprout and Mitch Mitchell [guitars], Kevin Fennel [drums] and Greg Demos [bass].”

He added that the band will be “performing songs from the albums ‘Propeller’, ‘Bee Thousand’, ‘Alien Lanes’ and ‘Under The Bushes Under The Stars’ as well as from singles and EPs from that era”.

See Matadorrecords.com for more information on the festival.

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