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This week’s new releases: Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ box set, Felt, Butthole Surfers, The Cult

This week’s new releases: Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ box set, Felt, Butthole Surfers, The Cult

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s titles include a deluxe-edition box set from the Ramones and reissues from Felt, the Butthole Surfers and The Cult.

Stream this goldmine of ’80s/’90s live tapes from Sonic Youth, The Fall, Hüsker Dü, Pixies and more

Stream this goldmine of ’80s/’90s live tapes from Sonic Youth, The Fall, Hüsker Dü, Pixies and more

If you, like us, are a sucker for those hissy, you-are-there live tapes recorded from the back of dingy rock clubs, drop everything you’re doing and behold The McKenzie Tapes, a site that’s been sharing live recordings made in the ’80s and ’90s of bands that performed at the famed Maxwell’s club in Hoboken, N.J,

The Butthole Surfers working on first new album since 2001’s ‘Weird Revolution’

The Butthole Surfers working on first new album since 2001’s ‘Weird Revolution’

Experimental psych-rock legends Butthole Surfers will return to the studio to record their ninth album and first in 16 years — news that broke last week at, of all places, a meeting of the Austin, Texas, City Council’s music advisory commission, according to the Austin Chronicle.

Publisher launches Kickstarter to get Butthole Surfers bio ‘Scatological Alchemy’ into print

Publisher launches Kickstarter to get Butthole Surfers bio ‘Scatological Alchemy’ into print

A small British publishing house is turning to fans via a new Kickstarter campaign to raise the remaining funds needed to publish “Scatological Alchemy: A Gnostic Biography of the Butthole Surfers,” a new book by Ben Graham about the legendary Texas psychedelic rockers. The book is due out later this summer.

Butthole Surfers’ ‘Independent Worm Saloon’ to receive 180-gram vinyl reissue

Butthole Surfers’ ‘Independent Worm Saloon’ to receive 180-gram vinyl reissue

The 1993 major-label debut from psychedelic experimental rockers Butthole Surfers — Independent Worm Saloon, produced by Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, and featuring the single “Who Was In My Room Last Night?” — will be reissued this fall on 180-gram vinyl by Plain Recordings.

Butthole Surfers to reissue 4 out-of-print Touch and Go albums on vinyl this fall

Butthole Surfers to reissue 4 out-of-print Touch and Go albums on vinyl this fall

The Butthole Surfers this fall will reissue their first four full-length albums — 1984’s Psychic… Powerless… Another Man’s Sac, 1986’s Rembrandt Pussyhorse, 1987’s Locust Abortion Technician and 1988’s Hairway to Steven — on vinyl for the first time since their original Touch and Go Records pressings.

Stream: Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes teams with Jack White for 7-inch

Stream: Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes teams with Jack White for 7-inch

Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes next week will release a 7-inch single via Jack White’s Third Man Records, the label announced today, unveiling the three-song record that features two originals and a cover of Adrenalin OD’s “Paul’s Not Home” off the 1982 New York Thrash compilation.

Butthole Surfers set 12-date tour of western U.S., Canada later this summer

Butthole Surfers set 12-date tour of western U.S., Canada later this summer

Gibby Haynes and his acid-fried compatriots in the Butthole Surfers return to the road later this summer with a near-reunion of the band’s core ’80s lineup that will perform 11 concerts in the western U.S. and Canada before returning home to Austin, Texas, for a tour-ending finale.

Milestones: Lollapalooza debuted 20 years ago today; watch MTV ‘120 Minutes’ coverage

Milestones: Lollapalooza debuted 20 years ago today; watch MTV ‘120 Minutes’ coverage

Twenty years ago today, the Perry Farrell-spawned Lollapalooza festival — which, in retrospect, joins Nevermind as perhaps the best historical encapsulation of ‘the year punk broke’ — made its debut in the sun-baked Arizona desert with performances by Nine Inch Nails, Living Colour, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Jane’s Addiction.

The Lemonheads’ Evan Dando plans 5-week solo tour of the U.S. early next year

The Lemonheads’ Evan Dando plans 5-week solo tour of the U.S. early next year

Tweet Lemonheads mastermind Evan Dando will embark on a five-week, coast-to-coast solo tour of the U.S. early next year, his second American trek in less […]

Butthole Surfers’ reunited ’80s lineup heads out on North American tour this fall

Butthole Surfers’ reunited ’80s lineup heads out on North American tour this fall

The core ’80s lineup of the Butthole Surfers — Gibby Haynes, Paul Leary, Jeff Pinkus, King Coffey and Teresa Taylor — embarks on its first extensive North American tour in 20 years tonight with an opening-night concert in Houston.

Evan Dando’s Lemonheads to release Gibby Haynes-produced covers album, tour U.S.

Evan Dando’s Lemonheads to release Gibby Haynes-produced covers album, tour U.S.

Perhaps hoping lightning will strike twice — their take on “Mrs. Robinson” remains The Lemonheads’ best-known song — Evan Dando and his latest assortment of […]