Replacements Round Out Lineup Along with Westerberg Collaborators

Josh Freese and also Dan Minehan will join band for three exhibits

The actual Replacements will perform with a pair of Paul Westerberg’s former solamente collaborators when the group plays in public for the first time in 22 years next weekend in Toronto. Drummer Josh Freese and guitar player Dave Minehan will join Westerberg and also bassist Tommy Stinson onstage, the particular Minneapolis Star Tribune reviews.


Freese and also Minehan, guitarist with regard to Boston band the Neighborhoods, backed Westerberg on solo tours in the Nineties, and also Freese and Stinson performed together within the latter-day Weapons N’ Roses lineups. The drum player has also used Nine Inch Fingernails and Devo, amongst others.


Tommy Stinson Credits Replacements Reunion to ‘Aligning of the Planets’


Westerberg and also Stinson in June introduced they would reunite as the Replacements to get a trio of Huge range Fest shows starting Aug 25th in Toronto and also continuing September 15th in Chicago and September 21st in Denver. After which?


“There are not any plans today besides those 3 shows, ” Darren Hill, Westerberg’s supervisor, stated.


The actual live reunion comes from Westerberg and also Stinson getting together last year to record Tracks for Slim, an EP of covers to help raise money to pay medical costs with regard to former Replacements guitarist Lean Dunlap, who suffered a massive stroke in February 2011.

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