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LISTEN: Melvins - Sesame Street Meat
Laurie Tuffrey , September 24th, 2014 14:25

New blaster from Butthole Surfers-aided album, Hold It In

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Melvins are returning on October 14 with their new album, Hold It In. This time around, they've got a pair of Butthole Surfers - Paul Leary and JD Pinkus, to be precise - in tow, and we've been given a first play of a new track, 'Sesame Street Meat'. It's a pure grinder of sludgy riffs, more than capable, you'd venture, of turning poor old Snuffleupagus and friends into fillets for Buzz Osborne's dinner plate. Says Melvins' Dale Crover: "This track is one of the first songs we recorded together. I love Jeff's slinky little bass line that comes in around the third measure! Then the whole band kicks in and just crushes you like a bug! One of my faves! I can't wait to play it live!" Listen to 'Brass Cupcake', the first track taken off the album, below, while Ipecac Recordings' site is the place to get hold of the record and Melvins' own site for listings of their US tour, starting in October.

Watershark
Sep 24, 2014 4:43pm

Sucks.

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Joe
Sep 24, 2014 5:43pm

In reply to Watershark:

Your eloquence leaves me speechless.

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Landmammal
Sep 24, 2014 8:15pm

Rules.

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Charlie_Brownnose
Sep 30, 2014 9:07pm

Brass Cupcake gave me hope... this feels like a generic Melvins song.

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Princesas Tema
Sep 12, 2015 9:56pm

This sounds is fantastic

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