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
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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.”

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:

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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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