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. (http://www.rollingstone.com/
“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.