The Melvins Lite Attempt To Break Guiness World Record For Fastest Tour of the US on Fall Tour Playing 51 Dates

The Melvins will try to become the latest band to set a Guiness World Record by becoming the first band to tour the entire United States in 51 days. They will be promoting their recently released Freak Puke CD.


The ‘Melvins Lite’ lineup of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Trevon Dunn begin their record breaking venture on September 5 in Anchorage, Alaska. The tour passes through every US state including Hawaii, Alaska and Washington, DC with no off days in between. The tour ends on October 25.

Prior to the US tour, the Melvins will take on a condensed, Canadian tour in July. All of the upcoming tour dates are posted below.

The Melvins 2012 Tour Dates:

07/01 – Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
07/03 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
07/04 – Ottawa, ON @ Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest
07/05 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
07/06 – London, ON @ Call The Office
07/07 – Hamilton, ON @ Club Absinthe
07/09 – Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Center
07/10 – Regina, SK @ The Exchange
07/11 – Saskatoon, SK @ Louis’ Pub
07/12 – Calgary, AB @ Republik
07/13 – Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
07/15 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue
07/17 – Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo House of Music
07/18 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
07/20 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
09/05 – Anchorage, AK @ Bear Tooth Theatre and Pub
09/06 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at The Market
09/07 – Oregon @ TBA
09/08 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux Lounge
09/09 – Missoula, MT @ Top Hat Lounge
09/10 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound
09/11 – Casper, WY @ TBA
09/12 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
09/13 – Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
09/14 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
09/15 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
09/16 – Des Moines, IA @ House of Bricks
09/17 – Sioux Falls, SD @ The Vault
09/18 – Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
09/19 – Minneapolis, MN @ Grumpy’s
09/20 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
09/21 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
09/22 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue Theatre
09/23 – Louisville, KY @ The Vernon Club
09/24 – Detroit, MI @ Smalls
09/25 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
09/26 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant Street
09/27 – Jermyn, PA @ Eleanor Rigby’s
09/28 – South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
09/29 – Dover, NH @ Dover Brickhouse
09/30 – Portland, ME @ Asylum
10/01 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
10/02 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe
10/03 – New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place
10/04 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/05 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s
10/06 – Wilmington, DE @ Mojo 13
10/07 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
10/08 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
10/09 – Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
10/10 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
10/11 – Knoxville, TN @ The Square Room
10/12 – Greenville, S @ The Handle Bar
10/13 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
10/14 – Birmingham, AL @ Bottle Tree
10/15 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
10/16 – Jackson, MS @ Duling Hall
10/17 – Little Rock, AR @ Juanita’s Cantina
10/18 – Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon
10/19 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
10/20 – Norman, OK @ Opolis Production
10/21 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
10/22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
10/23 – Las Vegas, NV @ Artifice
10/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
10/25 – Honolulu, HI @ The Republik

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