Late last year, we found out that Cold War Kids' guitarist Jonathan Russell was quitting. Our source told us not to break the news; there were tours and albums to be released. Not wanting to burn our source, we waited to see what happened–and today, the LA Times reports that former Modest Mouse guitarist Dann Gallucci will take his place.
If you want to hear how the guitars are different, you can check out three free downloads on their site. Cold War Kids is giving away its new two-track single, “Minimum Day.”