The Smiths bass player Andy Rourke has teamed up with KAV from Happy Mondays to form the new super-group Blitz Vega. The first single Hey Christo has an Oasis Shakermaker-like garage rock sound to it. Very little information is available about the band but live dates and album info are expected to be announced soon.
For added measure, here is a live performance of the single to give you an idea what the new act is all about.
Here is an interview with Andy and KAV from a few months ago. They call the new record “uptempo action packed”