by John B. Jun 23, 2017 | Tags: anna waronker, buzz osborne, dale crover, ipecac, king buzzo, melvins, steve mcdonald


MELVINS A WALK WITH LOVE & DEATH AVAILABLE JULY 7 VIA IPECAC: PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW, 12-WEEK TOUR BEGINS JULY 5

The Melvins, who release the double album A Walk With Love & Death on July 7 via Ipecac Recordings, stream new song, "What's Wrong With You".

 

The song features vocals from Steven McDonald (Redd Kross/OFF!), who is part of the band's current recording and touring line-up, as well as That Dog's Anna Waronker. 

"We love Steven! 'What's Wrong with You' is a great addition to our long Melvins catalog," proclaims Buzz Osborne. "There's no other song on this record that sounds like it and that's what makes it so cool!”

Pre-orders for the 23-track release are available now: http://smarturl.it/MelvinsAWWLAD. Digital pre-orders include an instant download of “Christ Hammer" (https://youtu.be/Mp260FBm6IA) and "What's Wrong With You."

With A Walk With Love & Death, the trio of Osborne, Dale Crover and McDonald showcase two distinct sides of the band’s music: Death, a proper Melvins’ release and Love, the score to the Jesse Nieminen directed, self-produced short also titled A Walk With Love & Death. A release date for the short has not been announced yet but a trailer has been made available: https://youtu.be/NhWvlpf-uXg. The albums, which include guests Joey Santiago (The Pixies), Teri Gender Bender (Le Butcherettes/Crystal Fairy) and Anna Waronker (That Dog), were co-produced with Toshi Kosai.

The band recently announced an extensive, 12-week North American tour with labelmates Spotlights opening on all dates. Spotlights will release their Ipecac Recordings’ debut this fall.

A Walk With Love & Death tour dates:

July 5  San Diego, CA  Casbah

July 6  Santa Ana, CA  The Observatory

July 7  Los Angeles, CA  The Troubadour

July 8  Fresno, CA  Strummer’s

July 9  Sacramento, CA  Goldfield Trading Post

July 10  San Francisco, CA  Great American Music Hall

July 12  Portland, OR  Hawthorne Theatre

July 13  Seattle, WA  The Showbox

July 14  Vancouver, BC  Venue Nightclub

July 17  Edmonton, AB  Union Hall

July 18  Calgary, AB  The Marquee

July 20  Winnipeg, MB  Pyramid Cabaret

July 21  Fargo, ND  The Aquarium

July 22  Minneapolis, MN  Grumpy’s Bash

July 24  Milwaukee, WI  Turner Hall Ballroom

July 25  Chicago, IL  The Metro

July 26  Grand Rapids, MI  The Pyramid Scheme

July 27  Detroit, MI  El Club

July 28  Cleveland, OH  Grog Shop

July 29  Columbus, OH  A&R Music Bar

July 31  Pittsburgh, PA  Rex Theater

August 1  Syracuse, NY  The Westcott Theater

August 2  Boston, MA  Paradise Rock Club

August 3  New York, NY  Irving Plaza

August 4  Philadelphia, PA  Union Transfer

August 5  Asbury Park, NJ  The Stone Pony

August 6  Baltimore, MD  Ottobar

August 8  Richmond, VA  The Broadberry

August 9  Carrboro, NC  Cat’s Cradle

August 10  Knoxville, TN  The Concourse

August 11  Louisville, KY  Headliner’s Music Hall

August 12  St. Louis, MO  The Ready Room

August 13  Lawrence, KS  The Bottleneck

August 15  Englewood, CO  Gothic Theatre

August 17  Salt Lake City, UT  Urban Lounge

August 18  Las Vegas, NV  Psycho Fest

August 20  San Jose, CA  The Ritz

August 21  Santa Cruz, CA  The Catalyst

August 22  Los Angeles, CA  The Echo

September 5  Phoenix, AZ  Crescent Ballroom

September 6  Tucson, AX  191 Toole

September 8  Austin, TX  The Mohawk

September 9  Dallas, TX  Tree’s

September 10  San Antonio, TX  Paper Tiger

September 11  Houston, TX  Warehouse Live (Studio)

September 13  New Orleans, LA  One Eyed Jack’s

September 14  Pensacola, FL  Vinyl Music Hall

September 15  Jacksonville, FL  Jack Rabbit’s

September 16  Tampa, FL  The Orpheum

September 17  Ft. Lauderdale, FL  The Culture Room

September 18  Orlando, FL The Social

September 20  Athens, GA  40 Watt Club

September 21  Atlanta, GA  The Masquerade (Hell Stage)

September 22  Nashville, TN  3rd & Lindsley

September 23  Memphis, TN  Hi-Tone

September 25  Madison, WI  High Noon Saloon

September 26  Rock Island, IL  Rock Island Brewing Co.

September 27  Des Moines, IA  Wooly’s

September 28  Omaha, NE  The Waiting Room

September 30  Ft. Collins, CO  Aggie Theatre

October 2  Albuquerque, NM  The Launchpad

October 3  Flagstaff, AZ  The Green Room

 

 

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