Maybe you can file this under the Who Gives A Fuck category, but the Smashing Pumpkins just announced that they have a new bassist. Nicole Fiorentino has been in Veruca Salt, Spinerette, Radio Vago, Twilight Sleep and Light FM.
Fiorentino will perform with the Pumpkins on their world tour this year. Download the latest Pumpkins release, "Astral Planes," here. It's free and only available online.