THE MELVINS BASEBALL SEASON WITH “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME” COVER

THE MELVINS  BASEBALL SEASON WITH “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME” COVER

The Melvins, avid baseball fans that they are, share a cover of the venerable ballpark favorite, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”. The song is featured on the band’s forthcoming album, Basses Loaded which is set to drop June 3 via Ipecac Recordings. Listen below:

The twelve-song album features six bass players: including Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Redd Kross’ Steve McDonald, Butthole Surfers’ J.D. Pinkus, Big Business’ Jared Warren, Mr. Bungle/Fantomas’ Trevor Dunn (aka Melvins Lite) and Melvins’ drummer Dale Crover swapping the drum kit for bass in the Melvins 1983 iteration.

Basses Loaded pre-orders are available now via the Ipecac webstore, Bandcamp, Amazon and iTunes.  Digital pre-orders include instant downloads of “Hideous Woman” and  “War Pussy.”
Buzz Osborne, Crover and McDonald are currently on tour, enjoying a co-headlining run with friends Napalm Death:

April 5 Tallahassee, FL Sidebar Theatre
April 7 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
April 8 Orlando, FL The Plaza Live
April 9 Tampa, FL The Orpheum
April 10 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
April 12 Washington, DC 930 Club
April 13 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
April 14 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
April 15 New York, NY Webster Hall
April 16 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
April 17 Montreal, QC Club Soda
April 19 Toronto, ON The Opera House
April 20 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
April 21 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom
April 22 Chicago, IL The Metro
April 23 Milwaukee, WI The Rave II (Downstairs)
April 24 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
April 25 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
April 27 Denver, Co Ogden Theatre
April 29 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
May 1 Seattle, WA The Showbox
May 2 Vancouver, BC Venue
May 3 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
May 5 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
May 6 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
May 7 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour
May 8 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour
May 9 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour (Dead Cross play instead of Melt Banana)

June 3 -5 Bristol, UK Temples Festival
June 8 Copenhagen, Denmark Jazzhouse
June 11 Malmo, Sweden Babel
June 17 Clisson, France Hellfest

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Christian is the founder and Editor of Rock Paper Rock as well as a freelance concert and event photographer serving the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. He is a certified member of the PPA and Gold Level member of the CPS. He has recently began working with Mental Itch Records and has launched his own Photography website.



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