The Melvins

The Melvins (10:00 PM)

Le Butcherettes (9:00 PM)

Thu, October 23, 2014

8:00 pm

$20.00

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The Melvins - (Set time: 10:00 PM)
The Melvins
THE MELVINS RELEASE PINKUS ABORTION TECHNICIAN
ON APRIL 20 VIA IPECAC RECORDINGS; ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

NEW ALBUM FEATURES BOTH JEFF PINKUS (BUTTHOLE SURFERS) AND STEVEN MCDONALD (REDD KROSS, OFF!) ON BASS

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2018 – The Melvins return with the new album Pinkus Abortion Technician (April 20, Ipecac Recordings), featuring both ongoing Melvins’ bass player Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, OFF!) and Butthole Surfers’, and occasional Melvins’, bottom ender Jeff Pinkus on bass.

“With our upcoming release, we double your bass player with Steven McDonald AND Jeff Pinkus holding down the bottom,” explains Dale Crover. It’s an experiment in the low end of the aural spectrum where we asked ourselves, ‘would it work?’ ‘could it work??’ ‘should it work???’ The answers were yes, yes and YES!”

“We’ve never had two bass players. We’ve had two drummers and two guitar players so it makes total sense to now have two bass players, adds Buzz Osborne. “We’ll be taking this two-prong bass attack on the road as well which should prove to be interesting. Pinkus Abortion Technician is a radically great record and was a stone groove to record. We drank a lot of coffee and enjoyed each other’s company. I like Steven and Jeff a great deal. I admire their bass playing and singing and both of them can grill a mean steak.”

Pinkus Abortion Technician tracklist:

1. Stop Moving To Florida
2. Embrace The Rub
3. Don’t Forget To Breathe
4. Flamboyant Duck
5. Break Bread
6. I Want To Hold Your Hand
7. Prenup Butter
8. Graveyard

“Stop Moving To Florida” is a medley of the James Gang’s “Stop” and Butthole Surfers’ “Moving To Florida,” the band also covers the Beatles’ “I Want To Hold Your Hand” and Butthole Surfers’ “Graveyard” on the eight-song release. Pre-orders will be announced soon.

The Melvins have also simultaneously announced a 10-week North American tour, kicking off on April 26 at the Casbah in San Diego. The tour will feature the Melvins as a four-piece with both Pinkus and McDonald joining Osborne and Crover.
Le Butcherettes - (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Le Butcherettes
What's the matter with kids these days? Not content with just making an ungodly noise, they also model themselves on Sylvia Plath, formulating ideas
of female identity that are equal parts fun and bloodthirsty. We're not talking about NYC (where shadows of Lydia Lunch and Patti Smith still
linger), but the back roads of Guadalajara, Mexico, where Teri Gender Bender conceived Le Butcherettes. She's played with just about every Mexican band
worth mentioning, while Jack White's The Dead Weather and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs invited her to open their Mexican shows, and Omar Lopez Rodriguez of
The Mars Volta agreed to produce the first album
Venue Information:
Troubadour
9081 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90069
http://www.troubadour.com/

All lineups and times subject to change