Matador Records today announced that the tastemaking independent label will now oversee the early catalog of the Butthole Surfers.
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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.
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.
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.
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.