Melvins will be releasing a 10′ vinyl titled “1983” this fall. The outing will feature recordings from the bands 1983 lineup with a preview of the artwork available above. An impromptu audio teaser from the release can also be found online HERE.
*[theprp.com] Refused were the musical guests on the July 18th episode “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon“. The group performed “New Noise” and “The Shape Of Punk To Come” on the program, footage of which can be found below:
In other Refused news...
[punknews.org] Video has surfaced from Refused's free show at Brooklyn's Europa club earlier this week. The footage features the reformed hardcore act joined by John Joseph of Cro-Mags, covering "Attitude" by Bad Brains and "We Gotta Know" by Cro-Mags. Check it out HERE.
*[pitchfork.com] Gary Leitzell, the Mayor of Dayton, Ohio has declared July 2012 Guided By Voices month. The proclamation states that GBV have "established themselves as one of the most influential bands to ever come out of Dayton, Ohio," and the band "represents the spirit of innovation and creativity that has defined Dayton for generations." Thereby, the city "salutes them for rocking our world." Hell yeah.
Q has posted video of the proclamation being made, by the mayor himself, with a beer in hand:
*[filtermagazine.com] On August 14, Just Tell Me That You Want Me, a career-spanning tribute to Fleetwood Mac, will hit the shelves and below, we have one of those tribute tracks from Los Angeles' The Entrance Band. The 17-track collection is comprised of tunes from the Fleetwood Mac's 45-year history and features tributes from Lee Ranaldo and J Mascis, Best Coast, New Pornographers, Lykke Li, MGMT, Tame Impala and many more.
The Entrance Band's version of "The Green Manalishi" doesn't stray too far from Peter Green's "drug-induced dream about money, the devil and a green dog." Instead, The Entrance Band ran with the psychedelic qualities and pumped up the highs and lows of each song's sections. Check out the track HERE and catch The Entrance Band during their residency every Thursday in August at The Satellite in Los Angeles.
*[theprp.com] Baroness‘ recently tracked in-studio session at the BBC‘s Maida Vale Studios will air on the BBC Radio 1‘s “The Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter” at midnight local time (7pm EST/4pm PST) on July 23rd.
The set will also be available for streaming via BBC.co.uk. The band recorded “Take My Bones Away“, “March To The Sea“, “Cocanium” and “The Line Between” for the session this past Friday, July 13th.
In other news, the group will release a live music video for their track “Take My Bones Away” this coming Tuesday, July 24th.
*[stereogum.com] Sundress is an outfit from Denton, TX that creates grand, psych-tinged guitar rock in the same lane as former tour partners like Tame Impala and White Denim. Today we’ve got their new single “California Dames,” a rich rocker brimming with youthful energy. Download it below. The “California Dames”/”Pilot Wings” 7” is out now on White Iris.
DOWNLOAD: Sundress – “California Dames”
*[theprp.com] The cover art has been revealed for Witchcraft‘s forthcoming new full-length offering, “Legend“. It can be found HERE while Nuclear Blast have officially scheduled a September 25th North American release date for the outing.
Speaking on the artwork, band frontman Magnus Pelander stated, “A friend of mine had an idea about a cover for Legend. I developed the idea and gave it back to my friend who then passed it on to another friend who happened to be a designer. The designer then pushed it in a new direction. The result is already legendary.”