Guided By Voices reveal ‘classic line-up’ for reunion show

Robert Pollard and co will play for old label Matador

Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard says he has enlisted the band’s “classic line-up” for a reformation show in honour old record label Matador in October.

The band, who last played together in 2004, will play Matador’s 21st birthday at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas. The three-day event takes place on October 1-3.

Pollard has now revealed which line up of the band will be playing.

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

Pollard 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”.

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