The Melvins Return to the Road this Summer; Electroretard Reissue Arrives June 2

The Melvins return to the road with the continuation of their Hold It In tour kicking off June 6 in Tucson at Club Congress.

The tour announcement comes as Ipecac Recordings’ confirms the June 2 reissue of the Melvins’ 2001 release, Electroretard. The 8-song album features the line-up of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Kevin Rutmanis.

The Melvins' released Hold It In in October, the 12-song album pairs Osborne and Crover with Butthole Surfers' JD Pinkus and Paul Leary. Osborne, Crover and Pinkus will be the touring line-up for this run of dates with labelmates Le Butcherettes opening. Le Butcherettes released Cry Is For The Flies in September and had joined the Melvins on the first leg of the Hold It In tour.

The Melvins and Le Butcherettes were recently featured on Last Call with Carson Daly:

The Melvins “Bride of Crankenstein” – 

Le Butcherettes “Dress Off” -

Tour dates:

June 6     Tucson, AZ     Club Congress

June 7     El Paso, TX     Lowbrow Palace

June 9     San Antonio, TX     Korova

June 10     Austin, TX     The Mohawk

June 11     Dallas, TX     Trees

June 12     Norman, OK     Opolis

June 14     Lawrence, KS     The Bottleneck

June 15     St. Louis, MO     The Firebird

June 16     Grand Rapids, MI     The Pyramid Scheme

June 17     Detroit, MI     Shelter

June 18     Columbus, OH     A&R Music Bar

June 18 to 21     Montebello, QC     Amnesia Rockfest

June 22     Toronto, ON     Danforth Music Hall

June 23     London, ON     Call The Office

June 25     Cleveland, OH     The Grog Shop

June 26     Syracuse, NY     The Westcott Theater

June 27     Boston, MA     Paradise Rock Club

June 28     Hamden, CT     The Ballroom at the Outer Space

June 29     New York, NY      Santos Party House

June 30      New York, NY      Santos Party House

July 1     Philadelphia, PA     Underground Arts

July 2     Baltimore, MD     Ottobar
July 3     Carrboro, NC     Cat’s Cradle

July 5     Nashville, TN      Exit In

July 6     Louisville, KY      Mercury Ballroom

July 7     Indianapolis, IN      The Vogue Theatre

July 8     Chicago, IL     Double Door

July 9     Madison, WI     High Noon Saloon

July 11     Minneapolis, MN     Grumpy’s

July 12     Fargo, ND     The Aquarium

July 13     Sioux Falls, SD      The District

July 14     Omaha, NE      The Waiting Room

July 16     Ft. Collins, CO      Aggie Theatre

July 17     Denver, CO      Summit Music Hall

July 18     Taos, NM     Taos Mesa Brewing

July 19     Albuquerque, NM     The Launchpad

July 21     Phoenix, AZ      Crescent Ballroom


Tickets for all shows, with the exception of the Amnesia Rockfest, which is already on-sale, are available this Friday, March 13 at 10 a.m. local time.

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