Melvins to Release Chicken Switch, Tour

July 14th, 2009
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Never a band to think inside the box, Melvins will release Chicken Switch, a remix album with some intereting characteristics via Ipecac. If that wasn’t enough, King Buzzo, Dale Crover and the crew will also be hitting the road for some shows beginning in August.

Chicken Switch
Chicken Switch is an interestingly unique animal because, where the normal practice is to give a remixer a single track to play with, here they’re given an entire album (more in some cases) from which to cull a single remix cut.

The tracklisting along with the remixers involved are as follows:

Washmachine Sk8tronics – Eye Yamatsuka
Emperor Twaddle Reemix – Christoph Heeman
She Chokes Her Dying Breadn and Does It In my Face – V/VM
AAHHH… – John Duncan
Linksh änder – Matmos
EggNog Trilogy i) She’s Ivanhoe ii) Cancer iii) Inebriated – Lee Ranaldo
SNOW REM REM IBVZ – Merzbow
Prick Concrete/Revolution M – David Scott Stone
Queen (Electroclash Remix) – Panaceea
The Silky Apple Butter of Youth – Sunroof!
4th Floor Hellcopter – Kawabata Makoto
disp_tx_skel_mach_murx – Farmersmanual
Overgoat – Void Manes
Over from Under the Dog, Girl & Boy Treatment – RLW
Hard Revenge Milly Bloody Battle VS. The Melvins Ozmatized Gore Police (Feat. Cardopusher of the Five Deadly Venoms) – Speedranch

Melvins will also embark on a US tour that will include a stop at All Tomorrow’s Parties in Monticello, NY.

Their itinerary is as follows:

8/7 – The Blank Club – San Jose, CA *
8/9 – John Henry’s – Eugene, OR *
8/11 – Showbox SoDo – Seattle, Washington
8/12 – Roseland – Portland, OR
8/14 – Grand Ballroom – San Francisco, California
8/15 – The Wiltern – Los Angeles, California
8/16 – House Of Blues – San Diego, California
8/18 – House Of Blues – Anaheim, California
8/19 – House Of Blues – Las Vegas, Nevada
8/21 – In The Venue – Salt Lake City, Utah
8/22 – Gothic Theatre – Denver, Colorado
8/24 – The Marquee – Tulsa, Oklahoma *
8/25 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma *
8/27 – Rock Bottom – San Antonio, TX *
8/29 – Spanish Moon – Baton Rouge, Louisiana *
9/1 – CW Center Stage – Atlanta, Georgia
9/2 – House Of Blues – Orlando, Florida
9/4 – House Of Blues – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
9/5 – The Fillmore – Charlotte, North Carolina
9/6 – The Valarium – Knoxville, Tennessee
9/8 – Sonar Baltimore – Baltimore, Maryland
9/9 – Northern Lights – Clifton Park, New York
9/11 – Nokia Theatre – NYC, New York
9/12 – ATP New York – Monticello, New York **
9/13 – House Of Blues – Boston, Massachusetts
9/15 – Webster Theater – Hartford, Connecticut
9/16 – Main Street Armory – Rochester, New York
9/19 – Emerald Theatre – Detroit, Michigan
9/21 – Vogue Theatre – Indianapolis, Indiana
9/22 – House Of Blues – Cleveland, Ohio
9/24 – Sokol Auditorium – Omaha, Nebraska
9/25 – Pop’s – Sauget, Illinois
9/26 – The Pearl Room – Mokena, Illinois

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