Wednesday Question: Reunions That Need to Happen the Most?

Name a band that we badly need back on track.

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As one of the topics the rock community can get really passionate about, the question of band reunions is bound to stir up the fanbase almost every time.

And that's just what we'll focus on today - the groups we badly need back on track. To make it official, this week's Wednesday Question is:

Which band reunion do we need the most?

So it could be a full-on reunion of an inactive or retired band, or a reunion of a certain lineup of a group that is active in a different edition. Of course, we prefer focusing on the rock and metal realm.

Same rules as always apply - only one suggestion per comment, vote up the ideas you support and vote down the ones you dislike. We'll sum up your votes by Friday and bring you another traditional UG Top 10. Let the voting begin!

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    elcapitan1800
    Red Hot Chili Peppers with John Frusciante
    Icky101
    I agree. Though I do like Josh and am excited to hear whatever he and the rest of the band will do next, nothing they do will compare to any of the albums with John.
    Icky101
    Plus it'd be nice to get John away from the Enclosure-type experimental electronica
    dave.coleman.54
    I actually like some of his new stuff in spit of myself. I suppose it's the nature of experimentation that some things work for certain people and others don't
    GuitardudeDK
    gets my vote. I like Josh and all, but he's got some pretty big ****ing shoes to fill.
    theclassicrock
    I love John but he's moved on. I really like what they have with Josh right now and I think he has a lot of potential.
    Coenvn
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
    metallideth88
    I mean yes a cool reunion, but over Pink floyd or GNR? Just a bunch of 15 year olds here? There, I said it
    KerNeL_KLuTcH
    Metallica avatar, puts down RATM, hahahahahahaha I can't even. And last time I checked GNR was the most overrated rock band in existence plus Slash and Axl would have a catfight if they were in the same room, and Richard Wright is dead.
    Bigdubb
    Bonham being dead didn't stop Zep from reuniting. However, I see your point. Gilmour won't do it without Rick.
    metallideth88
    GNR the most over-rated ever? Try Radiohead. Lol What's wrong with a Metallica avatar? Ur one of those elitists who think "Oh Metallica only had 4 good albums, they too old now and its cool to hate them" Grow up kid
    third(-)eye
    Over Pink Floyd? Only because Pink Floyd would never actually happen. Over GNR? Well, DUH.
    Homelessbobby
    Audioslave
    DrMaplecrest
    Thrice, They weren't extremely popular, but they made some good music. I'd like another album
    rocklee1431
    They're only on hiatus i think, but still I would like some more music from them.
    bangbang!!
    PLEASE LET THIS BE TRUE
    DrMaplecrest
    It is. Dustin Kensrue has a new solo album out now which harnesses all of his vocal abilities. I suggest checking it out.
    Holoogamooga
    It's true. They've said they're on hiatus and at least two of the guys have said they're interested in doing something down the road.
    Holoogamooga
    Great suggestion. Not the most talented individuals, but always great as a band, and Dustin is one of my favorite lyricists.
    BONNIE SCOTT
    Pink Floyd
    Sandman4991
    Actually I'd like to see David and Roger going on a full tour together, but once. As for Pink Floyd, it just cannot exist without Rick. Most people think Floyd was just Gilmour and Waters, but without Rick's keys and sometimes vocals, it would never be the same
    henrihell
    For me, there was one person who could have replaced him if a reunion ever happened. But unfortunately even Jon Lord is dead now...
    mastercodx
    Guns N'Roses for sure!
    Barricade_28
    John Frusciante and his guitar (as opposed to his synthesizer).
    Andy419
    You obviously don't really listen to his new stuff, guitars (along with synths) are everywhere. Come on now, get educated.
    voodrew
    there is no doubt that GNR had a lot more to offer before they parted ways. It would be fun to see them again
    thedyslexialove
    If we're going back to the badass hair and insane vocalists I've gotta lay down Skid Row. They haven't made anything worth listening to since Subhuman Race (I mean with Sebastian, technically they're together still but it's not Skid Row)
    pjn7000
    ...Are slowly becoming the new QOTSA of UG. Not that its a bad thing though.
    DarkenedShrine
    Wait.. What?
    pjn7000
    How they seem to be winning every poll these days. Edit: Nevermind, looks like RATM took the spot.
    Honey Badger
    That doesn't mean Floyd's the QOTSA of UG, though. It just means they're an incredible band that deserves to win whatever poll is suiting for them to win.
    thebigredjj10
    Yeah, Pink Floyd is the most underrated band of the 70s. It's good to see them gain popularity now!
    hdj.talr
    Well
    hdj.talr
    Its obvious we would all like to see Zeppelin,Pink Floyd or other classic bands performing live again, but it very unlikely that its gonna happen. But one band that "needed"to come back would be Oasis. I think they could still make some pretty good music together
    mastercodx
    Its strange UG you only choose questions in which Pink Floyd win! Find some other questions!! I love Pink Floyd but now it is to mutch!
    pjn7000
    System of a Down
    DrMaplecrest
    The Mars Volta
    killaudio666
    I definitely would have like to see them during the deloused/frances the mute era when they were doing a shitload of drugs and their live shows were ****ing insane.
    DrMaplecrest
    Nick Oliveri with Queens of the Stone Age, back as a full member. But I doubt it after what he did.
    KerNeL_KLuTcH
    If he cleans his act up I don't see why Josh wouldn't let him back in the band. But on a similar note Kyuss with Josh Homme, John Garcia, Brant Bjork, and Nick Oliveri. Vista Chino is awesome but Josh and Nick's rhythm is so insanely tight.
    Dynamight
    I feel like Nevermore will get back together eventually, and it will be great.
    KerNeL_KLuTcH
    probably after Megadeth disbands, Chris said he's gonna stay with them as long as Dave is happy to have him in the band.
    Dynamight
    Chris Broderick was never a core member of Nevermore, only a session guitarist for a few years. He's not needed for a reunion to happen.
    Unf
    Pantera
    pjn7000
    Pantera with the ghost of Dimebag Darrell. I apologize if I'm going too far with that one.
    Air_Stryker
    Not too far at all, I'd rather see a ghost of Dime play their songs, he'd still be better than anyone else.
    BillyGibbons
    Original Sepultura
    KerNeL_KLuTcH
    do you mean Original Lineup, like with Wagner from Sarcofago, cause that's never gonna happen, or do you mean the lineup with the the Cavalera's, if it's the latter definitely.
    VictorSlaytanic
    King Crimson. ... oh wait
    DickHardwood
    Zeppelin.
    WholeLottaIzzy
    Zeppelin shouldn't reunite. Plant can't do it anymore. I would rather remember his prime than some struggling old man. As much as I love Zeppelin. I would love to see Dire Straits.
    joe164
    I hope the votes for this comment count for Dire Straits... that's a GREAT suggestion.
    Chronologo
    Yeah Dire Straits WITH Knopfler. Some musicians of the band reunited without Knopfler and called themselves The Straits.
    Fatewhip
    The Beatles. Somehow.
    iommi600
    That wouldn't be a Beatles reunion, it would be just a Paul + Ringo and Friends concert. You can't make a Beatles reunion happen without John and George.
    bifteksupernova
    thats why he said somehow
    iommi600
    Holograms? Spiritualism? You choose.
    anthony.bryant.
    Well Sean Lennon could fill in for John for an album. That would be very cool. He's not his dad, but he's an amazing musician in his own right. Taking care of the George gap would still be a huge issue though.
    The_Wilrus
    Alexisonfire
    bifteksupernova
    amen, wish I got to see them during their self titled and Watch Out days
    The_Wilrus
    They were the greatest in the Ontario scene back then. $5 shows with 15 people and they would bring such an intense energy. Their early tours with .moneen. are some of my favorite all time shows.
    bifteksupernova
    Thats why I can't believe I never got to see them! I was a little too north to catch them anywhere really close to me during their early days, hearing .44 cal love letter live would be amazing
    iammclovin
    I've seen over 300 bands live and no of them had the energy on stage that AOF did. I saw them a number of times but their second last show with the Cancer Bats and their free show the night they dropped OC/YC will always be in my top 10 concerts.
    calezebedee
    At The Drive In
    bifteksupernova
    they did some reunion tours a few years ago and I remember reading and even hearing people on this site talk about how unenthusiastic the band was about it, which is how I feel a lot of disbanded acts would feel about doing reunion tours. I would love to see At The Drive In in their heyday, though
    Jack Off Jill
    Omar was the only one who seemed unenthusiastic, and it was because it was right after his mom died. It only seemed like that at Coachella. When I saw them at Lollapalooza he seemed to be into it. He didn't throw his guitar around and dance like he used to, but he's not hopped up on drugs anymore. I'd like to see the original TMV line up reunite.
    BONNIE SCOTT
    Guns n Roses
    h2owiththepower
    Marty Friedman with Megadeth
    KerryKing01
    Da kerry king prject wit Dave Lombondo
    Vandekill
    #STFU
    KerryKing01
    #FightMe
    Vandekill
    #NoIHaveNoChance
    bifteksupernova
    Refused. I know they did a tour last year, I even had a chance at a ticket, but DAMNIT I DIDN"T TAKE IT AND I REGRET IT SO DAMN MUCH!!!
    Niamorg
    Nevermore. Easily one of the best metal bands of the 21st century, in my opinion.
    peppersghost08
    Putting Devin's personal feelings aside and just out of the fact I never got to see them when they were originally around, Strapping Young Lad.