In 2005, as if the U.S. Bombs and the Die Hunns wasn't enough, Duane started another side project called "The Duane Peters Gunfight". They released a self titled album and a couple 7"s. With the U.S. Bombs on a break after the "We are the Problem" tour and Die Hunns on hiatus DP had time to focus on the Gunfight, which resulted in touring where the band would play songs from all of Duane's previous bands. In 2009 the DP Gunfight released a second album "Checkmate", a tribute album to Duane's 21 year old son Chelsea who died in a car accident the previous year. They also released a tribute single called "Forever Chess" featuring songs from Checkmate, an acoustic version of U.S. Bombs song "Not Alright", and a song called "Skyway".
2009 and 2010 saw 2 different European tours by the U.S. Bombs and a few shows in California. These shows have reunited the classic late 90's U.S. Bombs lineup of Duane, Kerry, Wade, Chip, and the ever changing rhythm guitar spot was filled by Jonny Two Bags again. Although, as second guitar for Social Distortion Jonny Two Bags was unable to participate in the 2010 European tour with the Bombs, leaving the very rare experience for US Bombs fans to see them perform as a 4 piece. 2010 also brought the inception of Duane's latest act The Great Unwashed.
Late in 2010 on Duane Peters twitter, he mentioned as possible recording of a new album but there has been no other announcements since that time. Duane and Kerry as the only original members with their revived lineup have made it clear that they are not letting the US Bombs die any time soon.
In the summer of '11 the Bombs hit the road to Europe for a month long tour. Johnny 2 Bags was still with Social Distortion and Wade Walston was getting shoulder surgery, so they went as a 4 piece again and had a fill in bassist from Kerry's other band The Bad Luck Charms. Later in the summer they did a west coast tour with Wade back on bass, and there are currently plans for the group to go to South America in the spring of 2012 as make up dates for cancelled shows in 2011.
In the meantime while the world waits for Duane and Kerry to unleash the U.S. Bombs next explosion, Kerry has been playing and recording with his side project The Bad Luck Charms. Duane is scheduled to release the debut album for The Great Unwashed in Feb 2012 on Black Vinyl Limited Records, and he is playing a few dates in Orange County with his pre-U.S. Bombs band The Exploding Fuck Dolls.