Today the band released a new video directed by Mackie Osborne for the 2nd track from the forthcoming (4/20) album Pinkus Abortion Technician! “’Embrace The Rub’ is a Steven McDonald penned, punker tune throwback to his days as a young Hawthorne, CA punk hanging out with Black Flag,” Dale Crover explained in a press release. “For some reason, I decided that this tune really needed a piano part.”
Buzz worked with Hilbish Design to create a new guitar effects pedal, The Pessimiser! "This collaboration pedal was developed and designed with the Melvin’s King Buzzo, to capture his unique distortion tones spanning his entire career. The Pessimiser features a wide range 3-band active EQ, with the ability to boost and cut. The Boost control goes from light overdrive to over the top fuzz. The Mix control lets you go from completely clean tones to full on distortion, and everything in between. The Blast control controls your volume, dipshit. Use it on guitar, bass, synth, or as a studio effect."
This first edition of 150 pedals are hand built in Lynchburg, Virginia by Hilbish Design. Orders will ship in May 2018 or pick one up from the band's merch table this spring while they're on tour!