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The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Announces New Solo Album, Tour Dates

Check out the first single "Science in Modern America"

Buzz Osborne and Trevor Dunn, photo by Mackie Osborne
Buzz Osborne and Trevor Dunn, photo by Mackie Osborne

    The MelvinsBuzz Osborne, a.k.a. King Buzzo, has announced the release of a new solo album called Gift of Sacrifice, due out on May 15th through Ipecac Recordings.

    Osborne recorded the nine-track album alongside Fantômas bandmate Trevor Dunn. Dunn will also back Osborne when he hits the road to tour behind the album. The eight-week tour kicks off in May and runs into early July. See the full list of dates below.

    Gift of Sacrifice was a stone groove to record and it will be a fucking blast to finally hit the road with my buddy Trevor Dunn,” Osborne says in a statement. “Once we take the stage, I guarantee we’ll kick the crap out of this album.”

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    Check out the first single, “Science in Modern America”, below.

    King Buzzo 2020 Tour Dates:
    05/13 – Palm Springs, CA @ The Alibi
    05/14 – Long Beach, CA @ Alex’s Bar
    05/15 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
    05/17 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
    05/18 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
    05/19 – Santa Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf
    05/21 – Tulsa, OK @ The Shrine
    05/22 – Norman, OK @ Opolis
    05/23 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links
    05/24 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda
    05/25 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live (Studio)
    05/27 – New Orleans, LA @ Santos
    05/28 – Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
    05/29 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
    05/30 – Charlotte, NC @ Visulite Theater
    05/31 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
    06/01 – Richmond, VA @ Richmond Music Hall
    06/03 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
    06/04 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
    06/05 – New York, NY @ The Bowery Ballroom
    06/06 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom
    06/07 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott
    06/08 – Albany, NY @ The Linda (WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio)
    06/10 – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
    06/11 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
    06/12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Thunderbird Music Hall
    06/13 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
    06/15 – Detroit, MI @ Third Man Records Cass Corridor
    06/16 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
    06/17 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
    06/18 – Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley
    06/19 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
    06/20 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
    06/21 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
    06/22 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
    06/23 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
    06/24 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
    06/26 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
    06/28 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
    06/29 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux
    07/01 – Seattle, WA @ Columbia City Theater
    07/02 – Vancouver, BC @ The Fox Cabaret
    07/03 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
    07/05 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
    07/06 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo

    Gift of Sacrifice Artwork:

    buzz osborne gift of sacrifice

    Gift of Sacrifice Tracklist:
    01. Mental Vomit
    02. Housing, Luxury, Energy
    03. I’m Glad I Could Help
    04. Delayed Clarity
    05. Junkie Jesus
    06. Science in Modern America
    07. Bird Animal
    08. Mock She
    09. Acoustic Junkie

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