The indie-rock romance to rule them all has ended: She & Him singer and actress Zooey Deschanel and Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard have separated after two years of marriage. A representative for Death Cab has confirmed the split to Billboard.com.
Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved by Kurt Cobain he covered them three times, joined Seattle pioneers/survivors Mudhoney as the symbolic high points of the event.