Cold War Kids guitarist Jonathan Russell has quit that band. Former Modest Mouse guitarist Dann Gallucci will take his place. The band tweeted a link with this explanation : Jonnie felt he needed to pursue school and stop touring. We mutually agreed that it was his time to leave and he passed the baton to our friend Dann Gallucci. Jonnie’s talents will be missed.
Via the Tennessean comes word that a longtime friend of Johnny Cash plans to open a downtown Nashville museum dedicated to the Man in Black.
Jake Clemons, nephew of the late Clarence Clemons, will be pulling sax duty with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band on the upcoming Wrecking Ball Tour.
Bjork had to cancel her show last night at New York’s Hall of Science due to illness reports Pollstar.
Jack White has teamed up with the legendary Tom Jones on Howlin Wolf’s “Evil”. White produced the track for his Third Man Records 7″ series.