What a news-filled month February has turned out to be for MELVINS Fans! First up, on March 13th you will be able to download 'The Bulls & The Bees' 5-song EP from facebook. The EP release will be followed by a 21-date U.S. trek w/ Unsane that kicks off on Apr. 11 at The Blank Club in San Jose, Calif. and wraps up exactly a month later on May 11 at The Galaxy Concert Theatre in Santa Ana, Calif. Additionally, the April 13th Los Angeles show at the Troubadour will be taped for a future airing on an episode of “Last Call With Carson Daly“. You'll be able to pick up a free Bulls/Bees CD at one of the shows, AmRep will also likely be releasing it at a later date in what will undoubtedly be an attractive format. Buzz described the effort as “amazing in its noisy calm intensity.” To whet your appetites four of the five tracks are available for streaming NOW!

   

The Bulls & The Bees Track Listing:

  1. The War on Wisdom
  2. We Are Doomed
  3. Friends Before Larry
  4. A Really Long Wait
  5. National Hamster

Ipecac has also announced the forthcoming Melvins-Lite album 'Freak Puke' scheduled to be released on June 5. Melvins-Lite is Buzz and Dale along with the great Trevor Dunn. (Have no fear, this collaboration does not spell the demise of the Melvins/Big Biz alliance) There will be a Melvins-Lite tour later on this year.

Freak Puke cover

“The Melvins have a long history of mixing up our line-ups and I think that’s what has kept us relevant for so long. Consider the Freak Puke record the fifth side of the four-sided Melvins‘ triangle.” - Buzz

Freak Puke - Tracklisting:

  1. Mr. Rip Off
  2.  Inner Ear Rupture
  3. Baby, Won't You Weird Me Out
  4. Worm Farm Walt
  5. A Growing Disgust
  6. Leon vs. The Revolution
  7. Holy Barbarians
  8. Freak Puke
  9. Let Me Roll It
  10. Tommy Goes Berserk
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