From The Nursery, artist/writer Bob Nickas' new label has just released a new Melvins 12" EP(as far as I know the label has no website). -  "A limited edition three-track 12-inch EP from MELVINS featuring a long version of “Dies Iraea” and a remix of “It Tastes Better Than The Truth” on the A-side (performed by the line-up of KING BUZZO, DALE CROVER, JARED WARREN and COADY WILLIS in 2008), and a 9-minute version of The Wipers’ “Youth of America” on the flip (featuring Buzz, Dale and KEVIN RUTMANIS, recorded by TIM GREEN at Louder in 2000). None of these tracks have appeared on vinyl prior. Limited to 2,000 copies (with 1,500 for distribution) pressed on silver/gray vinyl, with artwork by STEVEN PARRINO. Named “Record of the Month” in the February, 2010 issue of Vice Magazine."  Best place to get it right now is Midheaven.

Tracklisting:

  1. Dies Iraea (long version)
  2. It Tastes Better Than The Truth (remix)
  3. Youth Of America

Word has it that Melvins will be playing at Bonnaroo this year.

The Melvins are almost done recording their new album. Coady has posted a couple short youtube videos detailing the rigorous recording process. HERE/THERE

VBS.TV has posted a video interview with Buzz from the New York ATP.

Additionally, Dale's side project Shrinebuilder has announced tour dates for March/April:

Mar 2 2010    Casbah   San Diego, California
Mar 3 2010   Echo   Los Angeles
Mar 4 2010   Echo   Los Angeles
Mar 5 2010   Voodoo Lounge   San Jose
Mar 6 2010   Metro   Oakland
Mar 7 2010   The Independent   San Francisco
Mar 9 2010   Neumos   Seattle
Mar 11 2010   New York University   NY, New York
Mar 13 2010   Scion Rock Festival   Columbus OH
Apr 17 2010   Roadburn Festival   Tilburg
Apr 18 2010   The Scala   London
Apr 19 2010   De Kreun   Kortrijk
Apr 20 2010   La Maroquinerie   Paris
Apr 21 2010   Substage   Karlsruhe
Apr 22 2010   Rote Fabrik   Zurich
Apr 23 2010   Bloom   Mezzago
Apr 24 2010   Bronson   Ravenna
Apr 25 2010   Arena   Vienna
Apr 26 2010   Futurum   Prague
Apr 27 2010   Feierwerk   Munich
Apr 28 2010   Conne Island   Leipzig
Apr 29 2010   Berghain   Berlin
Apr 30 2010   Asymmetry Festival   Wroclaw

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