Jethro Tull are an English rock band formed in Luton, Bedfordshire in 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature. The band is led by vocalist/flautist/guitarist Ian Anderson, and featured a revolving door of lineups through the years.In September 2017, the band announced their reformation to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of This Was, and their plans to tour and release a new studio album in 2018. The line-up includes Anderson, Hammond, Opahle, O'Hara, and Goodier, all musicians of Anderson's solo band since 2012. Jethro Tull's music has been referenced in popular culture, appearing in movies, (Breaking the Waves, Anchorman, Almost Famous, Apollo 18, also mentioned by Owen Wilson's character in the movie Armageddon) television series (The Simpsons, Breaking Bad, Supernatural, Life on Mars, Fargo) and commercials.