THE MELVINS PREVIEW “BRASS CUPCAKE,” FIRST SONG FROM NEW ALBUM WITH BUTTHOLE SURFERS’ PLAYERS JD PINKUS AND PAUL LEARY, VIA ROLLING STONE
HOLD IT IN PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW, OFFERS IMMEDIATE DOWNLOAD OF “BRIDE OF CRANKENSTEIN”
Aug. 22, 2014, LOS ANGELES – The Melvins share “Brass Cupcake,” a new song from their upcoming album, Hold It In (Oct. 14, Ipecac Recordings), via Rolling Stone ().
Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song album are Butthole Surfers’ guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus. Hold It In was recorded in both Los Angeles and Austin earlier this year.
“Brass Cupcake is possibly my favorite track on Hold It In! We wrote this song with Pinkus and Paul in mind, once we knew this project was a go,” explained Dale Crover. “It’s our version of what we think pop music should sound like. Get ready to freak out!
Digital pre-orders for Hold It In are available now via iTunes with the album lead-off, “Bride of Crankenstein,” offered as an immediate download upon order: http://geni.us/MelvinsHoldItIn.
The Melvins kick off a round of U.S. tour dates on Oct. 15 in Sacramento at Assembly, with label mates Le Butcherettes opening on all non-festival dates. Osborne, Crover and Pinkus will be the touring line-up for this run of dates.
October 15 Sacramento, CA Assembly
October 17 Bellingham, WA Wild Buffalo House of Music
October 18 Seattle, WA The Showbox
October 19 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
October 21 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
October 22 San Luis Obispo, CA SLO Brewing
October 23 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour
October 24 San Diego, CA The Casbah
October 25 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom
October 26 Albuquerque, NM The Launchpad
October 28 Dallas, TX Trees
October 29 Austin, TX Mohawk
October 30 Houston, TX Warehouse Live – Studio
October 31 New Orleans, LA Voodoo Fest
November 1 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall
November 2 Gainesville, FL The Wooly
November 3 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbit’s
November 4 Orlando, FL The Social
November 5 Ft. Lauderdale, FL The Culture Room
November 6 Tampa, FL Orpheum Theater
November 8 Atlanta, GA The Loft at Center Stage
November 9 Birmingham, AL Zydeco