Sublime To Officially Reunite
2009-09-01 by Sanders | 40 Comments

Sublime, the band responsible for such hits as What I Got and Santeria, are to
reunite officially, by playing at Cypress Hill's Smokeout Fest this October.
According to Billboard.com, original members Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson will be present,
along with new singer Rome. The band originally split up 13 years ago after original singer
Bradley Nowell died of a heroin overdose. Earlier this year, Gaugh, Wilson and Rome played
an unofficial show, which Gaugh later implied was a reunion.

For more details, see [A]http://www.billboard.com/news/sublime-to-reunite-for-cypress-hill-
s-smokeout-1004007907.story[/A]

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shade
September 1st 2009

1198 Comments


Oh no.

KTV
September 1st 2009

760 Comments


RIP legacy

thebbqshrimp
September 1st 2009

1207 Comments


I'd honestly just rather see Badfish. Greatest cover band ever.

Sanders
September 1st 2009

2326 Comments


I know people'll be skeptical about this Rome character's capacity to take over from Brad, but check out this video from Feb this year, he's as good a replacement as they'll ever find!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-ymA3iaMQw

iranscam
September 1st 2009

469 Comments


basically another sublime coverband

scyther
September 1st 2009

1606 Comments


*What I Got

This will be cool, especially at that festival the lineup is great.

PanasonicYouth
September 1st 2009

7410 Comments


this
is
not
sublime

this is now a cashcow
i will not stand for this

shade
September 1st 2009

1198 Comments


Frat Boys Rejoice

illmitch
September 1st 2009

5429 Comments


i take offense to that

CrazyFool84
September 1st 2009

1078 Comments


oh for fucksake, this crossed the reunion line

Demonicgman
September 1st 2009

417 Comments


they only have two songs, how long can they play those for?

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
September 1st 2009

17914 Comments


*implied

Sanders
September 1st 2009

2326 Comments


Edited Chan. I usually flip a coin, or play rock paper scissors against myself to decide which one to use...

MaskAtTheMasquerade
September 1st 2009

2796 Comments


why are they doing this.

MIRAI87
September 1st 2009

249 Comments


Um. They're doing this because they still enjoy making music and got sick of not making music, and Sublime is already a famous band so why start from the ground up?

The singer is pretty good, you're all overreacting horribly. It's not like they have less respect for their original singer just because they're starting the project again.

PanasonicYouth
September 1st 2009

7410 Comments


i call massive amounts of bullshit on that, mirai87

shindip
September 1st 2009

3536 Comments


thisll probably suck

killrobotmusic
September 1st 2009

670 Comments


I'm sorry, but Bradley was Sublime. If it weren't for his lyrics and manic persona, Sublime would have been just another reggae band.

cirq
September 1st 2009

9257 Comments


How dare they! I will boycott this

JoshIsNumber3
September 1st 2009

151 Comments


They weren't even good when the guy was alive. Now that he's dead, they show some potential!

JizzInMyPants
September 1st 2009

2361 Comments


OMG A BAND REUNITED!!! HOW DARE THEM!

StrizzMatik
September 1st 2009

3158 Comments


Funny I'm not seeing all this hate for Alice In Chains when the EXACT SAME THING happened with them

EVedder27
September 1st 2009

6088 Comments


could be interesting

The Sludge
September 1st 2009

2169 Comments


I'm sorry, but Bradley was Sublime. If it weren't for his lyrics and manic persona, Sublime would have been just another reggae band.

Quoted for truth.

Without Bradley, they are just Long Beach Dub Allstars that cover Sublime songs.

Jimmy
September 1st 2009

717 Comments



Funny I'm not seeing all this hate for Alice In Chains when the EXACT SAME THING happened with them


Very different

Layne Staley = singer, sometime songwriter
Bradley Nowell = singer, only guitarist, only songwriter and he took control of the band in a live setting

AmericnZero02
September 2nd 2009

3306 Comments


As long as they're still getting high this has potential.

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MassiveAttack
September 2nd 2009

2684 Comments


"Funny I'm not seeing all this hate for Alice In Chains when the EXACT SAME THING happened with them"

That's because Staley was only the vocalist. He wrote I believe 3 songs to his credit, as Cantrell did most of the lyrical work. I'd rather have them change their name, but what the hell...as for Sublime their frontman sang, played guitar, and wrote all of their material. If you can't see the difference then you should re-read that last sentence I just wrote.

tinathefatlard
September 2nd 2009

1573 Comments


Believe me when I say that I got somethin for his punk ass.


EasternLight
September 2nd 2009

2695 Comments


Bad Fish are so great...*sigh*

MaskAtTheMasquerade
September 2nd 2009

2796 Comments


"overreacting horribly"

lol

Gore
September 2nd 2009

332 Comments


"They weren't even good when the guy was alive. Now that he's dead, they show some potential!"







So untrue

StrizzMatik
September 2nd 2009

3158 Comments


"Funny I'm not seeing all this hate for Alice In Chains when the EXACT SAME THING happened with them"

That's because Staley was only the vocalist. He wrote I believe 3 songs to his credit, as Cantrell did most of the lyrical work. I'd rather have them change their name, but what the hell...as for Sublime their frontman sang, played guitar, and wrote all of their material. If you can't see the difference then you should re-read that last sentence I just wrote.

I'm pretty sure that song count is off. And he wasn't "only" the vocalist, he was arguably one of the defining singers of the last 10-20 years and a key component of their sound. Not knocking their decision to get DuVall - the guy's great and I think AIC's new record will rule - but Sublime's rhythm section was just as important to the music as Nowell a lot of the time.

JPL
September 2nd 2009

2 Comments


I'm excited, it's not like they don't have the songs already. So as long as he is a good preformer, they should be fine with Rome.

drasticaction74
September 2nd 2009

1675 Comments


I'd rather see Paul Rodgers fail as freddie mercury

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DENEpants
September 2nd 2009

382 Comments


So long beach dub allstar's wasn't making enough money huh.

Mr_Coffee
September 2nd 2009

631 Comments


Sad news.

TheyTookOurJobs
September 3rd 2009

1318 Comments


good stuff!!!!

Willie
Moderator
September 3rd 2009

15778 Comments


Unless they name their next album "Weekend at Bradley's" I'm not buying it.

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thebbqshrimp
September 3rd 2009

1207 Comments


I'd rather see Paul Rodgers fail as freddie mercury


Idk what you're talkin' bout, bro. That tour ruled. Paul Rodgers did an amazing job and having a ton of Bad Company songs AND Queen songs... awesome.

Oh, and like I said before, I'd rather just see Badfish, the greatest cover band ever.

Walrus487
September 4th 2009

59 Comments


what the hell



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