Mastodon gets into the soundtrack business.
Some dumbo druggie steals Russian Circles' guitarist Mike Sullivan's rare Gibson Les Paul.
Fun Fun Fun Fest kicks off this weekend in Austin; I weep silently to myself that I'm not there.
Lastly, local hardcore/metal stalwarts Akimbo have signed on for a Nirvana tribute CD project via New York label Hardcore Is Dead. I chatted with drummer Nat Damm mere moments ago, and this is what he had to say: "They're doing 3 split EPs with two Nirvana songs from each band. We're planning on going into the studio after the new year. We havent decided on what songs we're gonna do." I vote for "Breed". Or perhaps "Dive"....