Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have added guitarist Sadler Vaden in preparation for their upcoming summer tour--dates are in the replies. Isbell releases his second solo album Southeastern on June 11 via Thirty Tigers.
Kjartan Sveinsson has left Sigur Rós permanently. The band revealed the news today during their AMA on Reddit. On a positive note, the band stated that their new album would be "more aggressive" this time around. You can watch a tour teaser that features some new music in the replies.
After yesterday's comments by For Today guitarist Mike Reynolds, he has decided to leave the band in pursuits of Bible college with his wife. A statement from vocalist Mattie Montgomery can be viewed in the replies.
Update:Mike Reynolds has posted a statement of his own.
After their show in Connecticut tomorrow, Sparks The Rescue will continue on as a two piece. The band has plans to hit the studio by the end of January and they are already lining up tours for next year. You can read statements from each of the guys in the replies.
Kid Comahave parted ways with their drummer who is also keeping the name. The band is continuing on without him and will now be known as Allcoy. They will be still be playing November 28th & 29th with D.R.U.G.S. at The Pike Room in Pontiac, MI and plan to release an album early 2011.
The Get Go and Scott Murphy have mutually decided to part ways. Scott is going to focus on his covers album series in Japan. Brian Lee (ex-White Tie Affair) will be his replacement. The band will be entering the studio this week to record for their US debut with Marc McClusky.
Josh Augustine, Bryan Aldrich, and Griff Powe have all left Radio Pirate DJ. The members have gone on to form a new band called Lies Like Me. Their first song "Open Your Eyes" can be heard on their myspace.
The Smashup have parted ways with vocalist Watt White. The group, who have recruited replacement Matthew Setzer, are currently hard-at-work on their upcoming, self-produced effort, which is expected to hit shelves next year via Warcon Entertainment.