Tag: Paul Leary

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.

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.

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.