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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

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New Melvins EP, Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees, Available Today

NEW MELVINS EP, SCION A/V PRESENTS: THE BULLS & THE BEES, AVAILABLE TODAY VIA SCIONAV.COM
 
Scion A/V Sponsoring Spring U.S. Tour
Photo credit: Jessie Rose 
Mar. 13, Torrance, Calif. — Scion A/V has partnered with the Melvins for an EP titled Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees, a five-song collection that marks the band’s first original material since their 2010 album The Bride Screamed Murder.   The release is available today as a free download via Scion A/V’s website (http://scionav.com/index#!collection/917/The-Melvins—The-Bulls– (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:

“Friends Before Larry,” the third song from the Melvins’ “Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees” EP, streaming now

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Friends Before Larry,” the third song from the forthcoming Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees EP, streaming now via Metal Sucks: (more…)

SCION A/V SET TO RELEASE NEW MELVINS EP

SCION A/V SET TO RELEASE NEW MELVINS EP, SCION A/V PRESENTS: THE BULLS & THE BEES, ON MAR. 13
 
Scion A/V Sponsoring Spring U.S. Tour

Feb. 23, Torrance, Calif. —  Scion A/V has partnered with the Melvins for an EP titled Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees,  a five-song collection that marks the band’s first original material since their 2010 album The Bride Screamed Murder.   The release will be available as a free download on Mar. 13 via Scion A/V’s Facebook page (Scionav) with “The War On Wisdom” streaming this Friday on Pitchfork.com. (more…)

Review – Elks – Destined For The Sun

Elks are a newer band recently signed by Tee Pee Records. Their album Destined For The Sun is due out from the label on September 27th, 2011. If Portland has Red Fang then the east coast belongs to Elks. Their heavy and sludgy monstrous riffs are a force to recon with. I’m not up to date with the sludge scene so I’m not going to sit here and sugar coat it or pretend to know what I’m talking about. That said, I was fully entertained by Elks debut release. There’s 6 tracks for a total of 22 minutes. Vocals are more on line to what you’d hear on a Kylessa album. The drums are tight, fast and hardly ever slow down. The bass is big but not to prominent. The guitars are fast, technical and boasts some great riffs throughout. The album had me (more…)


Pro Shot Footage Of Melvins’ 2011 “Hellfest” Performance Available

The Melvinsvia PRP

Professionally filmed multi-camera footage of the Melvins‘ entire performance at the annual “Hellfest” in Clisson, France this past June can be seen below. The set list for the show ran as follows:

01 — “Hung Bunny
02 — “Roman Bird Dog
03 — “The Water Glass
04 — “Evil New War God
05 — “It’s Shoved
06 — “Anaconda
07 — “Queen(more…)