The Melvins Announce New EP and 2012 Tour Dates

The Melvins are releasing  a new 5-track EP titled Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees. These songs marks the band’s first original material since their 2010 album The Bride Screamed Murder.   The release will be available as a free download on Mar. 13 via Scion A/V’s website.

Scion A/V Presents: The Bulls & The Bees Track Listing:

1.  The War on Wisdom
2.  We Are Doomed
3.  Friends Before Larry
4.  A Really Long Wait
5.  National Hamster
The EP release will be followed by a 21-date U.S. trek that kicks off on Apr. 11 at The Blank Club in San Jose, Calif. and wraps up exactly a month later on May 11 at The Galaxy Concert Theatre in Santa Ana, Calif.  See the scheduled dates below.
Tour Schedule:
April    11        San Jose, CA                        The Blank Club
April    12        San Francisco, CA               Great American Music Hall
April    13        Los Angeles, CA                  The Troubadour
April    14        San Diego, CA                     The Casbah
April    17        El Paso, TX                          House of Rock
April    19        Austin, TX                           Mohawk
April    20        Houston, TX                        Warehouse Live
April    21        New Orleans, LA                 One Eyed Jack’s
April    23        Orlando, FL                         The Social
April    24        Gainesville, FL                    Double Down Live
April    25        Atlanta, GA                         The Loft at Center Stage
April    26        Charlotte, NC                      Amos Southend
April    28        West Chester, PA                 The Note
April    29        New York, NY                    Webster Hall
May    1          Milwaukee, WI                    Turner Hall Ballroom
May    2          DeKalb, IL                           Otto’s Nightclub
May    3          St. Louis, MO                      The Firebird
May    4          Nashville, TN                       Exit Inn
May    7          Dallas, TX                           Trees
May    9          Santa Fe, NM                       Santa Fe Brewing Company
May    11        Santa Ana, CA                     Galaxy Concert Theatre