Melvins To Release “Pinkus Abortion Technician” On Vinyl

Melvins will be releasing their latest album “Pinkus Abortion Technician” on electric blue/oxblood double 10″ vinyl on March 29. North American pre-orders can be found HERE, while European pre-orders can be found HERE.

[via The PRP]


The Melvins Announce January West Coast Tour

The Melvins have announced a January West Coast tour. Hepa.Titus will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

01/09 San Diego, CA – Casbah
01/10 San Diego, CA – Casbah
01/11 Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge
01/12 Las Vegas, NV – 172 @ The Rio
01/13 Tustin, CA – Marty’s on Newport
01/17 Santa Barbara, CA – Velvet Jones
01/18 Los Osos, CA – Sweet Springs Saloon
01/19 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
01/20 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst @ The Atrium
01/21 Berkeley, CA – Cornerstone Berkeley

The Melvins & Sleep’s Al Cisneros Cover Black Sabbath’s “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”

The Melvins and Sleep’s Al Cisneros have teamed up for a cover of Black Sabbath’s “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.” This is one of two tracks featured on their upcoming “Sabbath” EP.

[via The PRP]

Melvins & Sleep’s Al Cisneros Join Forces For New EP “Sabbath”

It looks like the Melvins and Sleep’s Al Cisneros will be releasing a new two-song EP, titled “Sabbath,” as a 10 inch vinyl. The Melvins revealed the news by launching an auction for the test vinyl on eBay. The description for that listing says the following:

Up for auction is a rare Test Pressing for upcoming Amphetamine Reptile’s upcoming release of the Melvins Sabbath 10″. 2 tracks total with Al Cisneros of Sleep joining the Melvins. The record itself is basic black vinyl with simply “side A” printed on one side & “Melvins “Sabbath 1/10” handwritten on the other. Comes in the plastic sleeve from Pirates Press with a sticker adhered to it with the Amphetamine Reptile catalog #, band name, title, pressing plant, country of manufacture & some barcodes. The sleeve has the artwork of HAZE XXL & with 2 hand-pulled linocut prints that were printed, torn & mounted by HAZE himself. He has also written in pencil, the words MELVINS “SABBATH” on the front & TEST PRESSING 1/10 on the back. Only 10 of these exist & this is #1 in the edition.

Here’s a clip from the apparent sessions for the effort:

[via The PRP]

Melvins Announce UK Tour With Jon Spencer

Melvins have announced some UK shows with Jon Spencer. Here’s the dates:

10/23 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy 2
10/24 Norwich, UK – Waterfront
10/25 Cardiff, UK – Y Plas
10/26 Leeds, UK – Stylus
10/28 Manchester, UK – Academy 2
10/29 Brighton, UK – Concorde 2
10/30 London, UK – Koko

Melvins Announce French Dates

Melvins have announced some French shows. Here’s the dates:

09/28 Reims, FRA – La Cartonnerie
09/29 Besançon, FRA – Festival Détonation
10/02 Paris, FRA – Alhambra
10/04 Brest, FRA – La Carène
10/05 La Rochelle, FRA – La Sirène

More European dates will be announced soon.