Ex-Arctic Monkeys bassist joins new band

Andy NicholsonEx-Arctic Monkey bassist Andy Nicholson has joined the cult act Reverend and the Makers. Nicholson, who left the popular British rock band Arctic Monkeys in 2006, had been playing with the Makers for about two years, but was not an official member until now.

Reverend and the Makers front man Jon McClure welcomed him as a member in a Twitter post, saying “I’m made up (excited) to let you know my brother Andy Nicholson will be joining Rev and the Makers in the new year. Get ready pal.”

Nicholson had left the award winning Arctic Monkeys after suffering from exhaustion, and was subsequently replaced Nick O’Malley.

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