Melvins Release New Album “Bad Mood Rising”

Melvins have released a new album titled “Bad Mood Rising.“ The effort, which is only available on vinyl, features the following tracks:

01. “Mister Dog Is Totally Right” (feat. Dylan Carlson of Earth)
02. “Never Say You’re Sorry”
03. “My Discomfort Is Radiant”
04. “It Won’t Or It Might”
05. “Hammering”
06. “The Receiver And The Empire State”

Melvins Announce Fall U.S. Tour

Melvins have announced a fall U.S. tour. Buzz Osborne had the following to say about that run:

“Nationwide once again! Nothing like touring the USA in the fall. Everyone’s a winner!”

Tour Dates:

09/05 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
09/06 San Jose, CA – The Ritz
09/07 Bakersfield, CA – Temblor Brewing Company
09/08 Petaluma, CA – Mystic Theatre
09/09 Felton, CA – Felton Music Hall
09/10 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
09/12 Las Vegas, NV – Backstage Bar & Billiards
09/13 Flagstaff, AZ – Yucca North
09/14 Santa Fe, NM – The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company
09/16 Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
09/17 Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
09/19 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
09/20 Kansas City, KS – recordBar
09/21 St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House
09/22 Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
09/23 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theatre
09/24 Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
09/26 Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar
09/27 Lancaster, PA – Tellus360
09/29 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
09/30 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony
10/01 Washington, DC – Black Cat
10/03 Raleigh, NC – The Pour House Music Hall
10/04 Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theatre
10/05 Greenville, SC – The Radio Room
10/06 Savannah, GA – District Live
10/07 Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club
10/09 Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits
10/10 Gainesville, FL – High Dive
10/11 Orlando, FL – The Social
10/12 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
10/13 Tampa, FL – Orpheum Theater
10/15 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10/16 Baton Rouge, LA – Chelsea’s Live
10/17 Jackson, MS – Duling Hall
10/18 Memphis, TN – Growlers
10/19 Little Rock, AR – Revolution! Music Room
10/21 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
10/22 Oklahoma City, OK – Beer City Music Hall
10/23 Denton, TX – Rubber Gloves
10/25 El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
10/28 Palm Springs, CA – The Alibi
10/29 Los Angeles, CA – The Halloween Freakout

In other news, Melvins were also in the studio with Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour) recently:

Watch Melvins Perform “Queen” And Cover Of The Rolling Stones’ “Sway” During Recent Live In-Studio Session

Melvins recently performed “Queen” and a cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Sway” live in the studio as part of the “EarthQuaker Sessions.” You can see footage of that below:

Melvins, Helms Alee, & Harsh Mellow Announce U.S. Tour

Melvins, Helms Alee, and Harsh Mellow have announced a summer U.S. tour. You can find the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

06/15 Long Beach, CA – Alex’s Bar
06/16 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s
06/18 Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
06/21 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jack’s
06/22 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
06/23 Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre
06/24 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
06/25 Richmond, VA – The Broadberry
06/27 Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom
06/28 Providence, RI – Fete Music Hall
06/29 Syracuse, NY – The Westcott Theatre
07/01 Bethlehem, PA – Musikfest Café at the ArtsQuest Center
07/02 Huntington, WV – The Loud
07/03 Detroit, MI – El Club
07/05 Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
07/06 Davenport, IA – Racoon Motel
07/07 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
07/08 Minneapolis, MN – Grumpy’s (Melvins only)
07/09 Fargo, ND – The Hall at Fargo Brewing Company
07/10 Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge
07/12 Salt Lake City, UT – The Metro Music Hall
07/14 Bozeman, MT – The ELM
07/15 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
07/16 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
07/17 Eugene, OR – Sessions Music Hall
07/19 Roseville, CA – Goldfield Trading Post
07/20 Berkeley, CA – Cornerstone Berkeley

Melvins And Dumb Numbers To Release New EP “Broken Pipe”

The Melvins and Dumb Numbers will be releasing a new EP titled “Broken Pipe“ on April 29. The effort will feature three songs including the title track, “Harvel” (Toshi Kasai re-mix), and “So-Called Solid Objects” (feat. The Jesus Lizard’s David Yow). Fans can pre-order a sawblade-shaped vinyl HERE and stream “Broken Pipe“ below. Dumb Numbers‘ Adam Harding said the following about the release:

“I’m severely honoured to work with Buzz and Dale on this release. I actually wrote one of the songs in 1997 after seeing the Melvins play in my hometown of Geelong, Australia. I never dreamed that 20 years later I would get to record it with them.”

Melvins Share Video For Cover Of Soundgarden’s “Spoonman” Featuring Matt Cameron

Melvins have shared a new video for their cover of Soundgarden‘s “Spoonman.“ This track features Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron and it appears on the band’s recently released EP “Lord Of The Flies.“ That effort features the following songs:

01. “Never Say You’re Sorry”
02. “Spoonman” (feat. Matt Cameron) (Soundgarden cover)
03. “Misty Mountain Urge” (Led Zeppelin/Devo medley)
04. “The Receiver & The Empire State”

Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Featured In New Episode Of Gibson’s “Riff Lords”

Melvins’ Buzz Osborne is featured in a new episode of Gibson’s “Riff Lords.” The following was said about the video:

“Buzz Osborne, aka King Buzzo, guitarist, vocalist, and founder of the Melvins, lets us in on how his “weird mind” works in this brand-new episode of “Riff Lords.” Watch to see him break down his pedalboard and how he plays his most iconic riffs in songs like “Queen,” “Honey Bucket,” and “Evil New War God.””

13 More Dates Added To Upcoming Ministry, Melvins, & Corrosion Of Conformity Tour

Ministry have added 13 more dates to their “Industrial Strength Tour.” As previously reported, that trek is now scheduled for spring 2022 with Melvins and Corrosion Of Conformity set to open.

Tour Dates:

03/02 Columbus, OH – Express Live!
03/04 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
03/05 Cincinnati, OH – Madison Theater
03/06 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
03/08 Huntington, NY – The Paramount
03/09 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
03/11 New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
03/12 Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theater
03/13 Portland, ME – State Theatre
03/15 Boston, MA – House of Blues
03/16 Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Riverworks
03/18 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
03/19 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
03/20 Ashville, NC – Orange Peel
03/22 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
03/23 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
03/24 New Orleans, LA – Fillmore (no Melvins)
03/26 Dallas, TX – Amplified Life
03/27 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03/28 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
03/29 Houston, TX – House of Blues
03/31 Chicago, IL – Riviera
04/01 Cleveland, OH – The Agora
04/02 Milwaukee, WI – The Rage
04/03 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Hall
04/05 St Paul, MN – Palace
04/06 Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
04/07 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
04/09 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
04/10 Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom
04/12 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
04/13 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
04/14 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
04/16 San Francisco, CA – Warfield
04/18 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo