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R.E.M. star teams up with ex-Nirvana bassist for new music

R.E.M. star teams up with ex-Nirvana bassist for new music

KRIST NOVOSELIC: The former Nirvana bassist is teaming up with other musicians for new music. Photo: Associated Press

Former R.E.M. star Peter Buck and Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney are recording new material with ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic.

Buck and Tucker recently formed the band super-Earth alongside guitarist Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin and guitarist Kurt Bloch.

The band made its live debut in Portland, Oregon last week.

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