Music News- On his Facebook page this week, Rod Stewart has announced, “40 years in the making! Faces are REUNITING on September 5th with a special gig as part of the 3rd Rock ’N’ Horsepower charity event for Prostate Cancer UK.”
Rod went, “This year is the 40th anniversary since The Faces parted ways so it’s about time we got together for a jam! Being in The Faces back in the day was a whirlwind of madness but my God, it was beyond brilliant. We are pleased to be able to support Prostate Cancer UK.”
The news was noted by Kenney Jones who acknowledged that band members no longer around, Ronnie Lane and recently departed Ian McLagen. “This is the third Rock ‘n’ Horsepower we’ve put on for Prostate Cancer UK and it’s shaping up to be the biggest yet. The years of The Faces were some of the best of my life and I’m so proud to have been a part of the band. I’m unbelievably excited to have the opportunity to get up on stage with Rod and Ronnie again. Ronnie Lane and Ian McLagan will be dearly missed but we’ll raise a glass to them.”
The Faces grew out of the '60s Brit rock band The Small Faces. After a reshuffle of members, Rod Stewart and Ron Wood, both from the Jeff Beck Group, joined the new line-up, known as The Faces.
The Faces recorded four albums between 1970 and 1973. Eventually, Rod Stewart started a successful solo career and Ron Wood went on to join The Rolling Stones.