04:22 AM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 01/22/2013 12:00PM
The New Kids on the Block are back!
The band plans to bring some heat this summer when they hit the road for a brand new headlining tour – and they're bringing along a few famous friends: 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men will open all shows on the jaunt, which kicks off May 31 in Uncasville, Conn.
"It just seems like we are getting better and better," Joey McIntyre, 40, tells PEOPLE. "We're excited to get out there, rock out and have fun."
Along with the announcement of their tour, the multi-platinum selling group will release 10 – their first new album in over four years – on April 2.
Originally posted 06/21/2010 11:40AM
Boy band fans got a tuneful surprise Saturday night at New York's Radio City Music Hall when the Backstreet Boys made a surprise appearance at the New Kids on the Block concert.
"You get two for the price of one tonight," Nick Carter told the screaming crowd.
The New Kids on the Block – Joey McIntyre, 37, Donnie Wahlberg, 40, Danny Wood, 41, and brothers Jordan, 40, and Jonathan Knight, 41 – were sitting in front of a white curtain bantering when they launched into the Backstreet Boys's 1999 hit "I Want It That Way," an hour into the concert.
Originally posted 06/04/2008 08:00AM
Originally posted 04/02/2008 04:50PM
Their posters were on millions of teenage girls' bedroom walls – but what do the New Kids on the Block look like today? See for yourself: The band has reunited and will be making a grand entrance on the Today show Friday – but first, click here for a video sneak peek from PEOPLE's photo shoot with NKOTB (their first in 15 years as an entire group!). Go behind the scenes with Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood and brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight and find out some secrets from their tour, how the group has changed and more.
Look for more on the New Kids on the Block's reunion in this week's issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
– Cara Lynn Shultz
Originally posted 01/26/2008 02:00PM
After months of speculation and rumor, the Kids are coming back. A well-placed source tells PEOPLE exclusively that New Kids On The Block are indeed getting back together.
The band's Web site, www.nkotb.com, which had been dormant, is now back up and running in anticipation of the official announcement, which the source says will be made in the next few weeks.
The site currently features a television graphic with a fuzzy, flickering photos of NKOTB in their heyday, and a link inviting fans to sign up for info.
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