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Melvins Have Made A Video For A Song Called Embrace The Rub

Taken from the forthcoming Pinkus Abortion Technician album…

Washington’s favourite sons (except for that other band) The Melvins have released a video for their new track Embrace The Rub, which was directed by Mackie Osborne, frontman/guitarist Buzz Osborne’s wife. It’s a wild ride of a collage video, and as you can see from the still above, there’s some footage of a trash panda in there somewhere.

Embrace The Rub is a Steven McDonald penned, punker tune throwback to his days as a young Hawthorne, CA punk hanging out with Black Flag,” says the band’s drummer Dale Crover. For some reason, I decided that this tune really needed a piano part.” 

The song appears on the band’s forthcoming new album Pinkus Abortion Technician, which is out on April 20th and includes two bassists: Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, OFF!) and Jeff Pinkus (Butthole Surfers). 

The band are also heading out on a tour with both bassists, which will be fun.

Here, have a long list of dates:

04/26 San Diego, CA – Casbah
04/27 Tucson, AZ – The Rock
04/29 Dallas, TX – Tree’s
04/30 Austin, TX – Mohawk
05/01 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
05/03 Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon
05/04 Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
05/06 Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theater
05/07 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
05/09 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
05/10 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
05/11 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
05/12 Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom
05/13 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
05/14 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
05/16 Toronto, ON – Velvet underground
05/18 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
05/19 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
05/20 Louisville, KY – Headliner’s Music Hall
05/22 Nashville, TN3rd & Lindsley
05/23 Memphis, TN – Hi-Tone
05/24 St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
05/25 Kansas City, MO – Record Bar
05/26 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
05/27 Norman, OK – Opolis
05/29 Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf
05/30 Flagstaff, AZ – The Green Room
05/31 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
07/12 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
07/13 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
07/14 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
07/16 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
07/17 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
07/19 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s
07/20 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
07/21 Vancouver, BC – Venue Nightclub
07/24 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
07/25 Calgary, AB – Marquee Room
07/27 Winnipeg, MB – Pyramid Cabaret
07/28 Fargo, ND – The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs)
07/29 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
07/30 Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
07/31 Chicago, IL – Park West
08/02 Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
08/03 Detroit, MI – El Club
08/04 Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar
08/05 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theatre
08/06 Rock Island, IL – Rock Island Brewing Company
08/07 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
08/08 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
08/10 Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
08/11 Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
08/13 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
08/14 Las Vegas, NV – The Bunkhouse Saloon

Posted on March 28th 2018, 12:00p.m.
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