This is NOT a drill! The beloved South Carolina band, Hootie and the Blowfish, are reuniting for a new album and a tour! The announcement was made on a taped piece for the TODAY show. The band says the new record coming out is for the fans. Hootie and the Blowfish were formed by Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, Darius Rucker, and Jim “Soni” Sonefeld during their time as students at the University of South Carolina. The band is set to visit 44 cities on the tour with it set to kick off on May 30 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and wrapping up on Friday, September 13 in Columbia, SC. The sale begins on Thursday, December 6.