No, really, legendary NYC punk, main mouth of Heart Attack and DGenration, Jesse Malin has joined with The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir to produce an utterly re-wired version of "Death or Glory". (via)
And a Bright Eyes side project, The Desaparecidos, have been caught doing a a cover of Spanish Bombs (via)
And to top off Joe Strummer's Birthday, Hellcat Records has announced plans to re-issue all three of the Mescaleros-aided solo albums Strummer released for the label (see here).
Oh and one more Strummer Sixtieth Birthday note, here's Strummer's note praising Bruce Springsteen (via)