Tag: Meat Puppets

Meat Puppets and Mudhoney team up for run of co-headlining dates this spring

Meat Puppets and Mudhoney team up for run of co-headlining dates this spring

Meat Puppets and Mudhoney are hitting the road together in May for a run of 10 shows through the Southwest before heading up the California coast.

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.

Meat Puppets’ original lineup reunites for new album ‘Dusty Notes’ — hear 1st single ‘Warranty’

Meat Puppets’ original lineup reunites for new album ‘Dusty Notes’ — hear 1st single ‘Warranty’

Following their on-stage reunion in August 2017, The Meat Puppets’ Curt and Cris Kirkwood re-teamed with original drummer Derrick Bostrom in the studio for the original trio’s first new album in 24 years, a 10-song collection called Dusty Notes that’s preceded by first single “Warranty.” Check out the new song here.

Watch: Meat Puppets’ original lineup reunites to play live for first time in nearly 22 years

Watch: Meat Puppets’ original lineup reunites to play live for first time in nearly 22 years

The Meat Puppets recently were inducted into the Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame, and, to mark the honor bestowed by their home state, original drummer Derrick Bostrom joined brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood on stage for the first time in nearly 22 years. See video of their reunion here.

New releases: Ian McCulloch, Flaming Lips, Meat Puppets, Replacements, Dead Can Dance

New releases: Ian McCulloch, Flaming Lips, Meat Puppets, Replacements, Dead Can Dance

This week’s new releases include the new 2CD set from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, plus new albums from The Flaming Lips and Meat Puppets, plus a live Dead Can Dance album, a Simple Minds best-of, a reissue of David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and the vinyl release of The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim.’

Stream: Meat Puppets, ‘Down’ — first single off forthcoming album ‘Rat Farm’

Stream: Meat Puppets, ‘Down’ — first single off forthcoming album ‘Rat Farm’

Meat Puppets return this spring with their 14th studio album — the 12-track Rat Farm — and now you can get your first taste of the record, in the form of lead-off single “Down,” which is streaming via the YouTube embed posted here. The album is due out April 16 on Megaforce Records.

Meat Puppets return with ‘Rat Farm’ this spring — plus U.S. tour, SXSW shows

Meat Puppets return with ‘Rat Farm’ this spring — plus U.S. tour, SXSW shows

Meat Puppets returns this spring with their 14th studio album — the 12-track Rat Farm, which Curt Kirkwood dubs “real blown-up folk music” — and will support the release with a spring U.S. tour that will include as-yet-unannounced appearances at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Blur headlining Primavera Sound

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Blur headlining Primavera Sound

Organizers of Barcelona’s Primavera Sound 2013 festival unfurled a mind-bending lineup topped by headliners The Jesus and Mary Chain, Blur, My Bloody Valentine and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, in addition to appearances by Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Dead Can Dance, The Breeders and many more.

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines include news about The Cure, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets, Budgie, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Madness, Sonic Youth, Peter Gabriel and PiL — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape for your downloading pleasure.

Video: Meat Puppets play tracks off ‘Sewn Together,’ plus ‘one of those Nirvana songs’

Video: Meat Puppets play tracks off ‘Sewn Together,’ plus ‘one of those Nirvana songs’

Seattle radio station KEXP has been uploading video of some of its past in-studio sessions to YouTube, and here’s another: A Sept. 23, 2009, visit during which the brothers Kirkwood performed four tracks off their then-new album ‘Sewn Together,’ plus ‘one of those Nirvana songs,’ aka ‘Plateau.’

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Robyn Hitchcock, The Housemartins, The Cult, Paul Weller, Public Image Ltd., My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, Dead Can Dance, Depeche Mode, The Primitives, Ultravox and more.

Meat Puppets’ story to be told in authorized biography ‘Too High To Die’ by Greg Prato

Meat Puppets’ story to be told in authorized biography ‘Too High To Die’ by Greg Prato

The story of the Meat Puppets will be told through new interviews with Peter Buck, J Mascis, Ian MacKaye, Flea, Henry Rollins, Lee Ranaldo, Mike Watt and more in Greg Prato’s new authorized, 407-page oral history of the legendary indie-rockers, ‘Too High to Die: Meet the Meat Puppets,’ due out June 1.

New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen

New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen

This week’s new releases include ‘Bestival Live 2011,’ a new 2CD concert album from The Cure, plus the box set Elvis Costello doesn’t want you to buy, a collection of early Cramps singles, three Meat Puppets reissues and domestic CD releases of recent sets from Peter Murphy, Gary Numan and The Dead Milkmen.

New releases: The Motels’ ‘lost’ album, plus Nick Heyward, Meat Puppets, Depeche Mode tribute

New releases: The Motels’ ‘lost’ album, plus Nick Heyward, Meat Puppets, Depeche Mode tribute

This week’s new releases include ‘Apocalypso,’ the “lost” third album from Martha Davis’ The Motels, plus a reissue of Haircut One Hundred leader Nick Heyward’s ‘Tangled,’ a new vinyl pressing of Meat Puppets’ ‘Up on the Sun’ and Alpha Matrix’s second Depeche Mode tribute.