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First new music from Melvins Lite release “Freak Puke” (June 5, Ipecac) available now

Melvins Lite is an additional incarnation of the Melvins.  The line-up is Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Fantomas & Tomahawk).  Melvins Lite’s debut release is “Freak Puke,” available June 5 via Ipecac Recordings.  “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,” explains Osborne.  “Consider the Freak Puke record the fifth side of the four-sided Melvins triangle.”

“Leon vs The Revolution” mp3 via Spin.com:

http://www.spin.com/articles/hear-first-taste-melvins-lites-freak-puke-leon-vs-revolution

Melvins Lite pre-order link: (more…)

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HIGH ON FIRE Frontman Talks About Making Of ‘De Vermis Mysteriis’

via Blabbermouth

Toby Cook of The Quietus recently conducted an interview with Matt Pike of the San Francisco Bay Area hard rock band HIGH ON FIRE. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

The Quietus: The title of the [new HIGH ON FIRE] record, “De Vermis Mysteriis”, obviously has links to the grimoires of Robert Bloch and H.P. Lovecraft, but the concept is based around the idea that Jesus had a twin who died at birth, and then became a time traveller, right? Can you clear up what the fuck’s going on there?

Pike: Yeah, well, he died at birth so that Jesus could live and then forwards himself through time and sees the destruction that Christianity causes and tries to travel back in time to warn his brother — who’s innocent of all this. But there’s lots of little factors in between that are Lovecraft-ian, (more…)


Baroness Posts Trailer for Yellow & Green; Pre-Orders for New Album Available Now

May 3, 2012, Philadelphia – Baroness, currently on tour previewing material from their forthcoming album Yellow & Green (July 17, Relapse Records), have posted a trailer for the upcoming release (http://youtu.be/JqszuA8bLZ4), giving listener’s their first hint of music from the eagerly anticipated album.  (more…)

Vagiant : Hard & Spicy Russian Cocktail

Vagiant is a five-piece union of antisocial, paranoid still life loving, good-mannered and joyful nerds. The distinctive feature of the band is peculiar sense of humor based on themes of misanthropy, degradation, blasphemy, substance abuse, psychical disorders and flowers. Growing up in the motherland of Lenin, (more…)

“National Hamster” from the Melvins’ “Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees” EP, streaming now

Photo credit: Jessi Rose
National Hamster,” the final song from the forthcoming Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees EP, streaming now via Noisecreep:
Previous streams from Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees:

Daily Bandcamp Album – King Giant – Southern Darkness

Do these guys really need an intro?

“Melodies and atmosphere inhabit that unlikely common ground among Alice In Chains, Eyehategod, and Hank III. The album title is apt.” Decibel Magazine