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Ben Weinman Explains Why He Doesn’t Miss Being In The Dillinger Escape Plan

While more than a few fans got their hopes up for a The Dillinger Escape Plan reunion after some recent wishful thinking by drummer Billy Rymer, the band’s guitarist Ben Weinman soon clarified that the infamously chaotic mathcore unit won’t be back anytime soon. The group hung it up following a a farewell tour in 2017 and have stayed dormant since.
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Ben Weinman Looks Back on Dillinger Escape Plan: "I Don't Miss It"

Earlier this week, former Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rymer posted what appeared to be a potential setlist for a DEP reunion at Furnace Fest 2023 — which would be the incendiary mathcore band's first show in six years. Needless to say, the metal internet got a little overexcited. Founding guitarist Ben Weinman — now of Suicidal Tendencies — soon shot down the rumors.
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Ben Weinman Comments on Yesterday’s Dillinger Escape Plan Confusion

For a brief few moments yesterday, the metal world nearly collectively shit itself when it looked like mathcore titans Dillinger Escape Plan could be coming back. At the time, ex-DEP and current Throughtcrimes drummer Billy Rymer had posted a cryptic video on his Instagram feed that looked like a setlist of the mathcore act’s songs being built for Furnace Fest 2023.
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Ben Weinman Squashes Dillinger Escape Plan Reunion Show Rumor

UPDATE: That did not take long. Responding to a query in a Facebook post about Rymer's Instagram tease, guitarist Ben Weinman told a fan when asked if there was anything to the rumors, "Nothing, Billy said it was a dream or some shit. I really hope people don't buy tickets to Furnace Fest for this."
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Ben Weinman Shoots Down The Dillinger Escape Plan Reunion Rumors (Updated)

Rymer has since explained his actions via a comment on Facebook:. “I posted that story because that’s what I was feeling in the moment. I’m on tour with my friends in Ho99o9 and it’s great. We’re kicking ass and playing the same venues as Dillinger did years ago, conjuring up old memories. I’m allowed to be nostalgic as well as hopeful. I want to see it happaen more than anyone who saw the post. No one should take that as any official announcement, but that’s where I stand on us playing again.”