Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, February 5, 2009...
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- Lux Interior, lead singer for the seminal psychobilly band The Cramps, has died at age 60. Without The Cramps there probably wouldn't be a Reverend Horton Heat, folks. Probably. Time to turn your amps up to 11.
- Yep, Spinal Tap is set to record its first batch of new material since 1992. If there are any live shows, let's hope Derek Smalls no longer feels the need to stuff his pants with cucumbers.
- Following the success of their first duet album, Raising Sand, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are preparing to record more material together. No word yet if there will be Bluegrass versions of anything related to Lord of The Rings... or red snapper.