Ex-Gin Blossoms Form New Band

Ex-Gin Blossoms lead singer Robin Wilson and drummer Philip Rhodes have reunited in a new band called the Gas Giants. The group will release its debut, Beyond the Back Burner (Oct. 12), on former MCA president Al Teller's Internet-oriented Atomic Pop label, home to rappers Public Enemy and Ice T. Among the songs on the duo's upcoming release are "Quitter," "Stinking Up the Charts," and a cover of singer/songwriter Kristy MacColl's "They Don't Know." The album will be released online before it hits stores.