Kristin Hersh to tour alongside the Pixies following four solo shows

By Jack Knudson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Kristin Hersh] Kristin Hersh, musician and member of alternative rock bands Throwing Muses and 50FOOTWAVE, will soon embark on a new tour involving four solo shows and six dates with the Pixies.  Read More: EarthGang to perform in Columbus on October 23 on EarthGang – Welcome To Mirrorland…

Kim Shattuck, lead singer of punk rock band The Muffs, dies

By Jack Knudson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons] Kim Shattuck, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for the American punk rock band The Muffs, died on October 2. The cause of death was amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, a disease she had battled for two years. Her husband, Kevin Sutherland, announced that she…