Reports in The Sun this morning (April 7th) suggested that the band could be set to reform after patching up their differences. Sadly for us, Mani has angrily denied any potential reformation from The Stone Roses, and blasted tabloid intrusion into his life!
"Two old friends meeting up after 15 years to pay their respects to my mother does not constitute the reformation of The Stone Roses. Please fuck off and leave it alone. It isn't true and isn't happening." Mani said.
A very much loved group, The Stone Roses have been dogged by rumours of reformation since the moment they split back in 1996. More than a decade on, the legendary Manchester group have refused to get back together.
Focussed on their own careers, Ian Brown and Mani have continued to work in the music industry. John Squire meanwhile, is now a full time artist and spent the bulk of 2010 hosting exhibitions around the globe.
So that's that. The statement is unequivocal, and with Mani set to resume bass duties in Primal Scream for their 'Screamadelica' tour there is no sign that The Stone Roses are set to reform any time soon.