The Stone Roses have announced their reunion for a pair of shows in 2012 and to record new material. NME has full details from the press conference and a history of the reunion rumors.
Why is this a big deal? Their 1989 classic self-titled debut (CD 14216) is a crucial part of the Madchester scene, a movement of Manchester, England-based bands that fused rock music with dance rhythms. Listen for yourself or check out Alex Green's contribution to Continuum's 33 1/3 series on the album (ML421.S754 G74 2006) as well as our other material by the band.
They have brought new meaning to their song "I Am the Resurrection."