Melvins announced today in a Rolling Stone article that on June 3rd they'll be releasing a new album that includes 6 different bassists! The appropriately titled Basses Loaded will be put out through Ipecac and pull together tracks from recent limited edition 10" records from AmRep as well as new recordings not released elsewhere. "In June the band will drop Basses Loaded, an album featuring a whopping six different bass players: four tracks with Redd Kross bassist Steve McDonald, a track with Butthole Surfers bassist Jeff Pinkus, one with upright bass from Fantômas' Trevor Dunn, four tracks as Melvins 1983 with drummer Dale Crover holding down the low end, one with the current Melvins lineup assisted by the two members of Big Business and, most notably, a collaboration with their old friend Krist Novoselic of Nirvana."  - Rolling Stone 

Ipecac also shared a stream of "Hideous Woman", one of the tracks from the album. The song features Steve McDonald on bass, who as previously announced will be playing bass on the upcoming tour with Napalm Death & Melt Banana. Hideous Woman is one of the tracks that was also included on the War Pussy 10" that was released earlier this year on AmRep. More of those 10"s will be available at the merch table during the upcoming tour this spring. 

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