Eighties rockers The Alarm were forced to put their differences behind them
for a reunion documentary, despite fears the get together would become a
televised fist fight.
The quartet haven't spoken since singer Mike Peters announced he was
quitting the group during a London show in 1991.
The 68 GUNS singer upset his bandmates by quitting after learning
guitarist DAVE SHARP was planning to go solo and ignored a band meeting to
But his former pals didn't see it that way and just thought Peters was "an
In the VH1 documentary, drummer NIGEL TWIST said, "We weren't talking. We
knew that if we didn't address it, something would happen. That said, I think
you should have some consideration for the people you are with."
Meanwhile, Sharp revealed he'd be more likely to punch Peters than embrace
him at the BANDS REUNITED finale, which included a band meeting and a one-off
The get together was a hit, however, and the group were able to thrash out
their problems and rehearse 68 GUNS and BLAZE OF GLORY for a concert in front
The Bands Reunited project wasn't always a success - the members of
Frankie Goes To Hollywood agreed to meet but not play, while the stars of
Squeeze and Extreme refused to even meet up.
Squeeze star Jools Holland joked, "As long as John Lennon's dead, we're
never going to reform."