The Scoop: Riot Fest has announced that after a 22 year absence, alternative rock pioneers The Replacements will be reuniting to headline all three dates of the festival. And that goes without mentioning that possibly even more activity from the band will ensue following the three shows. At this point in time, only vocalist Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson have been confirmed for the reunion. Stay tuned for more information on the rest of the lineup as it is revealed. In the meantime, you can check out all three lineups for each date of the festival below.
The Spin: This is quite possibly one of the biggest announcements of 2013 thus far. As if having Brand New, Fall Out Boy, Blink-182 and countless other ground breaking acts all in one place at the same time wasn’t enough for you to purchase a ticket, this should have you throwing your money at your computer screen.
The Question: What do you think of the announcement? If you were on the edge about purchasing a ticket, did this help in making your decision? Let us know in the comments below!