Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster lose a member

Shock-rockers are auditioning for a new guitarist

The 80s Matchbox B-Line Disaster have announced the departure of guitarist Rich Fownes, who has joined Nine Inch Nails.

The band are currently in the process of auditioning potential replacements for Fownes.

The Brighton band previously lost a member, Andrew Huxley, who left the group in 2005 citing musical differences.

The band are set to perform on the ‘Mighty Boosh’ Stage at the forthcoming Big Chill festival on August 2 in Eastnoor.