Silversun Pickups: Twins and Conan!

photo by Autmn Dewilde
Tiffany Wilhelm
The good news just keeps coming for Silversun Pickups. Earlier this week, they extended their fall headlining tour. Now, bassist Nikki Monninger has announced that she is expecting twin girls later this year. She'll keep touring in the fall for as long as it's possible, then Sarah Negahdari from the band The Happy Hollows will be filling in while Nikki is away.

"This is such an exciting and happy time for me -- new record, first babies. I'll lay low for a little while, but they won't be able to keep me off the road for too long," Monninger said about the impending birth. "We'll put the twins to work ASAP. If they can't lift heavy equipment after their first few months of life, we'll start them off selling merch. In the meantime we're very happy to have Sarah filling in. We are huge fans of The Happy Hollows and are very excited she'll be joining our family."

The band is also excited to confirm that they will be performing on the Conan O'Brien Show on Monday, August 27. On top of the tour dates announced earlier this week, a few more have now been slotted in. The complete tour schedule may be viewed here.