Melvins Releasing ‘The Bride Screamed Murder’ June 1, Touring North America

    Classic sludge rockers Melvins are releasing their first album in nearly two years on June 1 with The Bride Screamed Murder on Ipecac Records. It also represents their third record as a quartet. Founder Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover have been joined by Big Business’ Coady Willis and Jared Warren since 2006’s excellent (A) Senile Animal.


    In conjunction with the release of The Bride Screamed Murder, Melvins are setting out on a tour of the United States and Canada. And they will be joined by post-metal rockers Isis for most of the shows. The dates are as follows:


    06.01San Diego, CA: Casbah
    06.02 Tempe, AZ: The Clubhouse
    06.03 Albuquerque, NM: The Launchpad
    06.05 Austin, TX: Emo’s
    06.07 Houston, TX: Warehouse Live
    06.08 Baton Rouge, LA: Spanish Moon
    06.09 New Orleans, LA: One Eyed Jacks
    06.10 Birmingham, AL: Bottle Tree
    06.12 Manchester, TN: Bonnaroo Festival **
    06.14 Athens, GA: 40 Watt Club *
    06.16 Washington, DC: 9:30 Club *
    06.17 Philadelphia, PA: TLA *
    06.18 New York, NY: Webster Hall *
    06.19 Brooklyn, NY: Music Hall of Williamsburg *
    06.20 Boston, MA: Paradise *
    06.21 Boston, MA: Paradise *
    06.23 Cleveland, OH: Grog Shop
    06.24 Detroit, MI: Small’s
    06.25 Chicago, IL: Double Door
    06.26 Madison, WI: High Noon Saloon
    06.27 Des Moines, IA: House of Bricks
    06.29 Denver, CO: Ogden Theatre
    07.02 Calgary, AB: Sled Island Festival +
    07.03 Calgary, AB: Sled Island Festival +
    07.05 Vancouver, BC: Rickshaw Theatre
    07.06 Seattle, WA: Showbox at The Market
    07.07 Eugene, OR: John Henry’s
    07.09 San Jose, CA: Blank Club
    All dates feature Melvins (2 sets) w/Totimoshi except:
    * = Melvins/ISIS/Totimoshi
    ** = Melvins/ISIS
    + = Melvins