Madina Lake Reunite for U.K. 10th Anniversary Shows
Welcome back, Madina Lake! The Chicago rockers have put an end to their four-year hiatus, announcing plans for a brief tour of the U.K. in May to mark their 10th anniversary of their From Them, Through Us, To You debut album.
Singer Nathan Leone says, "We’d always told ourselves that no matter what happens after we dissolved Madina, we have to get back together around the 10 year anniversary mark of From Them, Through Us, To You and go back to England. I can’t imagine any of us believed we would actually do it but the stars have seemed to align perfectly and we can’t wait to play again."
With a simple "We are back" message on their website, the band revealed the tour, which include three dates as part of the traveling Slam Dunk Festival in May. In addition to the festival shows, there are three headlining dates, all taking place in the U.K. See the stops below.
During the first era of their career, the band released three albums, finishing up with 2011's World War III. Their career was interrupted a bit in 2010 when bassist Matthew Leone was hospitalized after intervening in a domestic violence situation where a man was beating his wife. Leone suffered a fractured skull, broken jaw and a swollen brain and underwent multiple surgeries after stepping in to try and break up the altercation. Eventually Leone recovered and rejoined his bandmates, but the group members eventually went their separate ways in 2013.
At present, these are the only Madina Lake reunion shows scheduled, but we'll let you know if they extend the reunion to other parts of the world.
Madina Lake 2017 U.K. Tour
5/26 -- London -- O2 Islington
5/27-- Birmingham -- Slam Dunk Festival
5/28 -- Leeds -- Slam Dunk Festival
5/29 -- Hatfield -- Slam Dunk Festival
5/30 -- Manchester -- Sound Control
5/31 -- Glasgow -- King Tuts
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