Since leaving The Mars Volta, Cedric Bixler-Zavala has formed a new band. He announced today via Twitter and Instagram that the name of the band is called Zavalaz.
New Bedford, Massachusetts hardcore titans A Wilhelm Scream have titled their new album, Partycrasher. No word as to when it will be released.
Former Jane's Addiction bassist Eric Avery, who just toured with Garbage, was apart of Trent Reznor's new line-up of Nine Inch Nails. Avery released a statement today that he has left the new NIN. He said, "its with very mixed emotions i tell you all that im pulling out of NIN. i know. its been a tough call and i don't know if its the right one. but i really want to focus on my musical life here in la, on film work in particular. as the tour dates kept growing… i just got overwhelmed. i just got home from a year of heavy travel with garbage, the idea of leaving town for another year and a half, and with all the intensity that nails demands… fortunately my friend Trent understands all this and appreciated my pulling the plug now instead of deep into 2013 and 14. go get em gentlemen."
Gogol Bordello will release their new album, Pura Vida on July 23. Take a look at the cover below: