Naked Raygun reunite permanently, plan live CD/DVD

January 04 2007, 7:14 AM EST By

Influential Chicago punk act Naked Raygun have announced that, after initially reuniting last November for Riot Fest, they have decided to make their reunion permanent. The band's first post-reunion show will be April 27 at the Chicago House Of Blues with the Bollweavils, the Effigies and Shot Baker. You can view a flier for the event here.

The band are also planning the release of Live at Riot Fest 2006 CD/DVD for later this year on the newly formed Riot Fest Records. The DVD was shot in HD Blu Ray and contains "a ton of behind-the-scenes shots, interviews, special features, and a hundred more things all shot leading up the NR's return to the stage," according to the label. Live at Riot Fest 2006 should be out in May/June.

Lastly, the band say to expect more shows announced soon throughout the U.S. When those get revealed, we'll bring them to you.