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Thursday, March 21, 2013

THE MELVINS Cover QUEEN's "You're My Best Friend"

THE MELVINS are streaming “You’re My Best Friend,” the band’s rendition of Queen’s classic song.
The song features Caleb Benjamin of Tweak Bird on vocals with the full Melvins line-up of Dale Crover, Buzz Osborne, Coady Willis and Jarred Warren. The song is part of the bands upcoming album entitled 'Everybody Loves Sausages' (set to be released on April 30 via Ipecac Record).

You can access it HERE
'Everybody Loves Sausages' is set for an April 30 release via Ipecac and can be pre-ordered via Amazon and iTunes. The 13-track album features guests Mark Arm, Jello Biafra, JG Thirlwell and Scott Kelly on a wide variety of songs including Venom’s “Warhead,” Roxy Music’s “In Every Dream Home A Heartache” and The Scientists’ “Set It On Fire.”
The complete track listing with original artist and guest player notation:

1. Warhead (Venom; Guest: Scott Kelly of Neurosis)
2. You're My Best Friend (Queen; Guest: Caleb Benjamin of Tweak Bird)
3. Black Betty (Original artist unknown)
4.  Set It On Fire (The Scientists; Guest: Mark Arm)
5.  Station To Station (David Bowie; Guest: JG Thirlwell)
6.  Attitude (The Kinks: Guest: Clem Burke of Blondie)
7.  Female Trouble (Divine, written by John Waters)
8.  Carpe Diem (The Fugs)
9.  Timothy Leary Lives (Pop-O-Pies)
10.  In Every Dream Home A Heartache (Roxy Music; Guests: Jello Biafra and Kevin Rutmanis)
11. Romance (Tales of Terror)
12.  Art School (The Jam; Guest: Tom Hazelmeyer)
13.  Heathen Earth (Throbbing Gristle)
The Melvins have also confirmed a June 1 performance on Scion Rock Fest in Memphis as well as a handful of U.S. dates in late May. The band will travel to Europe in April for a number of Melvins and Melvins Lite performances.
Melvins Lite:

- Apr. 23:  Tourcoing, France at Le Grand Mix
- Apr. 24:  Brussels, Belgium at VK* Concerts
- Apr. 25:  Haarlem, Netherlands at Patronaat
- Apr. 26:  Cologne, Germany at Burgerhaus Stollwerck
- Apr. 27:  Luxembourg at Kulturfabrik
- Apr. 28:  Schorndorf, Germany at Club Manufaktur
- Apr. 29:  Geneva, Switzerland at L'Usine
- Apr. 30:  Livorno, Italy at The Cage
- May 1: Milan, Italy at Bloom
- May 2:  Munich, Germany at Hansa 39
- May 3:  Prague, Czech Republic at Matrix
- May 4:  Wroclaw, Poland at Asymmetry Festival
- May 5:  Leipzig, Germany at UT Connewitz
- May 7 & 8:  Berlin, Germany at Festsaal Kreuzberg
- May 10 & 11:  Paris, France at Trabendo
- May 13 & 14:  Vienna, Austria at Arena Wien
- May 16 & 17:  Zurich, Switzerland at Rote Fabrik
- May 19 & 20:  London, UK at Electric Brixton
- May 25:  Baltimore, MD at Maryland Deathfest
- May 27:  Millvale, PA at Mr. Small's Theatre
- May 28:  Columbus, OH at A&R Music Bar
- May 29:  Cincinnati OH at The Ballroom at the Taft Theatre
- June 1:  Memphis, TN at Scion Rock Fest
Related links:
Official Site of The Melvins
The Melvins on Facebook

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