Legendary Madchester rockers The Stone Roses announced during a press conference in London earlier today their reunion after a 15-year split. Front man Ian Brown declared to fans, "This is a live resurrection, and you're invited, so you better be there," referencing their track "I Am the Resurrection" off their self-titled 1989 debut album.
The band will play two shows at the 80,000-capacity Heaton Park in Manchester, England, on June 29 and 30, 2012, before embarking on what they call an "extensive" world tour--"If anyone buys a ticket, of course." (We're pretty sure there won't be an issue.)
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And yes, rest assured that all four original Stone Roses will be taking part: Brown, guitarist John Squire, bass player Gary "Mani" Mounfield and drummer Alan "Reni" Wren.
Check out the press conference in its entirety here:
Tickets for the Manchester dates go on sale Friday, Oct. 21. Set those alarm clocks, statesiders--here's your reason to use up those frequent-flyer miles.