The Melvins Preview Single “Brass Cupcake”

The Melvins Preview their new “Brass Cupcake" from their upcoming album 'Hold It In' out Oct. 14, Ipecac Recordings, The Melvins play 10/15 in Sacramento

The Melvins share “Brass Cupcake,” a new song from their upcoming album, Hold It In (Oct. 14, Ipecac Recordings), Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song album are Butthole Surfers’ guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus.  Hold It In was recorded in both Los Angeles and Austin earlier this year. (

“Brass Cupcake is possibly my favorite track on Hold It In! We wrote this song with Pinkus and Paul in mind, once we knew this project was a go,” explained Dale Crover. “It’s our version of what we think pop music should sound like. Get ready to freak out!

The Melvins kick off a round of U.S. tour dates on Oct. 15 in Sacramento at Assembly, with label mates Le Butcherettes opening on all non-festival dates. Osborne, Crover and Pinkus will be the touring line-up for this run of dates.

Tour dates:
October 15     Sacramento, CA     Assembly
October 17     Bellingham, WA     Wild Buffalo House of Music
October 18     Seattle, WA     The Showbox
October 19     Portland, OR     Roseland Theater
October 21     San Francisco, CA     Great American Music Hall
October 22     San Luis Obispo, CA     SLO Brewing
October 23     Los Angeles, CA     The Troubadour
October 24     San Diego, CA     The Casbah
October 25     Phoenix, AZ     The Crescent Ballroom
October 26     Albuquerque, NM     The Launchpad
October 28     Dallas, TX     Trees
October 29     Austin, TX     Mohawk
October 30     Houston, TX     Warehouse Live – Studio
October 31     New Orleans, LA     Voodoo Fest
November 1     Pensacola, FL     Vinyl Music Hall
November 2     Gainesville, FL     The Wooly
November 3     Jacksonville, FL     Jack Rabbit’s
November 4     Orlando, FL     The Social
November 5     Ft. Lauderdale, FL     The Culture Room
November 6     Tampa, FL     Orpheum Theater
November 8     Atlanta, GA     The Loft at Center Stage
November 9     Birmingham, AL     Zydeco

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