• When mustached keyboardist Franz Nicolay left The Hold Steady earlier this year, he was reportedly working on a vaudeville routine. Apparently he has the itch once again to perform with a band as it was announced last week that Nicolay has joined Against Me! as a “fifth member of their touring lineup.”
  • Music retailers are looking to make up for a downturn in CD sales with instrument sales.
  • Paul McCartney had a real scare as his tour bus was stopped in sketch part of Mexico City.