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Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Melvins to Release "The Bride Screamed Murder" June 1st, Tour With Isis



Holy fucksandwich! I really don't know how I haven't heard about this until now but Seattle Sludge/Stoner Metal gods "the Melvins" are releasing a new album entitled "The Bride Screamed Murder" on June 1st! (OK, so maybe they’re closer to Aberdeen but what kind of alliteration can I get from that?) This will be the legendary band's 19th Full-length release counting their remix album "Chicken Switch" which was released late last year. This will also be the 3rd album to feature their dual drums line-up made up of Buzz "King Buzzo" Osborne, Dale Crover and the drum & bass duo from the band "Big Business." This release follows their 2008 album "Nude with Boots" and will once again be released on Mike Patton's Ipecac Records. I can't hype/jock/recommend this release enough and I HIGHLY suggest that you see them on tour with label-mates & Post Metal godfathers "Isis." You can catch their tour dates below under the video preview of the album, and be on the lookout for "The Bride Screamed Murder" in stores and online on June 1st!

Some fun Melvins facts: The band took their name from a hated employee at the grocery store where Buzz worked, and Nirvana Mastermind Kurt Cobain once tried out for the bass player spot in the band but supposedly was so nervous he forgot the songs and thus didn't make the band.



The Melvins tour dates:

06.01 San Diego, CA: Casbah
06.02 Tempe, AZ: The Clubhouse
06.03 Albuquerque, NM: The Launchpad
06.05 Austin, TX: Emo's
06.07 Houston, TX: Warehouse Live
06.08 Baton Rouge, LA: Spanish Moon
06.09 New Orleans, LA: One Eyed Jacks
06.10 Birmingham, AL: Bottle Tree
06.12 Manchester, TN: Bonnaroo Festival
06.14 Athens, GA: 40 Watt Club
06.16 Washington, DC: 9:30 Club
06.17 Philadelphia, PA: TLA
06.18 New York, NY: Webster Hall
06.19 Brooklyn, NY: Music Hall of Williamsburg
06.20 Boston, MA: Paradise
06.21 Boston, MA: Paradise
06.23 Cleveland, OH: Grog Shop
06.24 Detroit, MI: Small's
06.25 Chicago, IL: Double Door
06.26 Madison, WI: High Noon Saloon
06.27 Des Moines, IA: House of Bricks
06.29 Denver, CO: Ogden Theatre
07.02 Calgary, AB: Sled Island Festival (Melvins Only)
07.03 Calgary, AB: Sled Island Festival (Melvins Only)
07.05 Vancouver, BC: Rickshaw Theatre
07.06 Seattle, WA: Showbox at The Market
07.07 Eugene, OR: John Henry's
07.09 San Jose, CA: Blank Club

Melvins Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/themelvins

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