Valley King Records is releasing the first two full lengths by Dale Crover's side project Altamont as vinyl picture discs! They were both originally released on Man’s Ruin Records as cd-only releases. Both were remastered by Dale Crover and Toshi Kasai (aka Deaf Nephews). Each is limited to 500 copies (of which, 75 are part of a box set). Altamont was formed in San Francisco in 1994 as a side project of Dale Crover (the Melvins), Joey Osbourne (Acid King), and Dan Southwick. Pre-Order information is available at Secret Serpents. Shipping starts at the end of August. First 100 pre-orders come with stickers based on the cover art. More info below.

In other Dale news Amrep posted the A side of Dale's upcoming 7" United Fruit that's coming out soon. That 7" also features Lou Barlow and Kevin Rutmanis!

Dale's mini-tour drumming for OFF! is winding down. IndyWeek posted an interview with him and Keith Morris. While on tour Dale took the ice-bucket challenge in support of fighting ALS.


Altamont - Civil War Fantasy
– Remastered by Deaf Nephews (Dale Crover and Toshi Kasai). This is an edition of only 500 with cover art by Alan Forbes.



Track listing:
1. Civil War Fantasy
2. Ezy Rider (Jimi Hendrix)
3. Bitch Slap
4. Whips
5. My One Sin
6. Makers Mark
7. Black Tooth Powder
8. Up River
9. Down Wind
10. Smoke

Altamont - Our Darling – Remastered by Deaf Nephews (Dale Crover and Toshi Kasai). This is an edition of only 500 with cover art by Alan Forbes.



Track listing:
1. Saint Of All Killers
2. Short Eyes
3. Our Darling
4. Pirate Love (Johnny Thunders)
5. Chicken Lover
6. Dead Car
7. Swami
8. Peace Creep
9. Stripey Hole
10. Young Man Blues (Mose Allison)
11. Hell’s Angel Lullaby

Valley King Records is also releasing an extremely limited box set. Sets are limited to only 75 copies. ORDER HERE Each set includes:

  • Civil War Fantasy LP picture disc
  • Our Darling LP picture disc
  • Custom ALTAMONT slip mat
  • Band signed silkscreen ALTAMONT art print
  • Vinyl sticker set based on the record artwork
  • All housed in a custom made pine box
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