THE MELVINS, who’re wrapping up a sold-out tour with MINISTRY, will return to the road this summer season for a headlining trek dubbed “The Electrical Roach Tour”, the hard-working band’s first headlining run since 2019.
Singer/guitar participant Buzz Osborne suggestions: “It’s good to have the flexibility to tour!! We now have been questioning if it may even be attainable as soon as extra. It has been years since we carried out these places. The great MINISTRY tour was a warmup for this!”
Tickets for the six-week tour are on-sale this Friday, April 15 at 10 a.m. native time. HELMS ALEE and HARSH MELLOW open on all dates.
“The Electrical Roach Tour” dates:
June 15 – Prolonged Seashore, CA @ Alex’s Bar
June 16 – Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy & Harriet’s
June 18 – Tucson, AZ @ Membership Congress
June 21 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s
June 22 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
June 23 – Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
June 24 – -Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
June 25 – Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
June 27 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom
June 28 – Windfall, RI @ Fete Music Hall
June 29 – Syracuse, NY @ The Westcott Theatre
July 01 – Bethlehem, PA @ Musikfest Café on the ArtsQuest Coronary heart
July 02 – Huntington, WV @ The Loud
July 03 – Detroit, MI @ El Membership
July 05 – Madison, WI @ Extreme Noon Saloon
July 06 – Davenport, IA @ Racoon Motel
July 07 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
July 08 – Minneapolis, MN @ Grumpy’s
July 09 – Fargo, ND @ The Hall at Fargo Brewing Agency
July 10 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Icon Lounge
July 12 – Salt Lake Metropolis, UT @ The Metro Music Hall
July 14 – Bozeman, MT @ The ELM
July 15 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Manufacturing unit
July 16 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
July 17 – Eugene, OR @ Cla***es Music Hall
July 19 – Roseville, CA @ Goldfield Shopping for and promoting Submit
July 20 – Berkeley, CA @ Cornerstone Berkeley
THE MELVINS launched two albums in 2021: “Working With God”, a newly recorded album that features the band’s 1983 iteration (Osborne, Dale Crover and distinctive drummer Mike Dillard), along with the 36-song acoustic LP “5 Legged Canine”, which features a career-spanning a***ortment of songs, from 1987’s “Gluey Porch Therapies” to 2017’s “A Stroll With Love & Dying”.
THE MELVINS are thought of one in every of modern music’s most influential bands. Having formed in 1983 Montesano, Washington, the group based mostly by Osborne (with stalwart drummer Dale Crover changing into a member of the following yr), has been credited with merging the worlds of punk rock and heavy music, forming a model new subgenre all its private. Over the band’s nearly 40-year historic previous, they’ve launched over 30 distinctive albums, fairly a couple of dwell full-lengths and far too many to rely singles and rarities. Within the midst of their discography, they’ve partnered with Jello Biafra, MUDHONEY and FANTÔMAS for specific particular person releases and toured the world many cases over. In actuality, the band had the misfortune to be in every Christchurch and Tokyo for his or her 2011 earthquakes. In 2012, THE MELVINS achieved the “51 States In 51 Days” (50 states +DC) tour, which was chronicled throughout the film “All through The USA in 51 Days”. The current incarnation of the band is Osborne, Crover and Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS/OFF!). Earlier lineups embody a pairing of Osborne and Crover with BIG BUSINESS bandmembers Jared Warren and Coady Willis, a four-piece that features the current trio plus BUTTHOLE SURFERS‘ Jeff Pinkus, along with MELVINS LITE, which companions Osborne and Crover with MR. BUNGLE‘s Trevor Dunn. Usually, within the occasion you are additional lucky, one mannequin of THE MELVINS will open for THE MELVINS.
Image credit score rating: Mackie Osborne
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