The Melvins’ “Houdini” To Receive New Vinyl Pressing

The Melvins’ “Houdini” is set to receive a new vinyl pressing via Music on Vinyl. It will be available on December 14 in Europe and December 21 in North America.

[via The PRP]


Listen To The Melvins’ Cover Of Pink Floyd’s “In The Flesh?”

The Melvins are streaming their cover of Pink Floyd’s “In The Flesh?” via Invisible Oranges. You can check that out HERE, along with Summoner’s cover of “Hey You.“ Those tracks will be featured on Magnetic Eye Records‘ Pink Floyd “The Wall” tribute album, “The Wall [Redux]“, which will be released on November 9. A companion album called “Best Of Pink Floyd [Redux]” will also be released on the same day.

Sinsaenum (DragonForce, Ex-Slipknot, Etc.) Premiere New Video For Their Cover Of Melvins’ “Hooch”

Sinsaenum (DragonForce, ex-Slipknot, etc.) have premiered a new video for their previously unreleased cover of Melvins‘ “Hooch.“ You can check that out below. The band’s latest album, “Repulsion For Humanity,“ was released in August.

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.