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Butthole Surfers Visual History Book Announced Today + Flexi Disc of Unreleased Music

The fully authorized visual history book, Butthole Surfers: What Does Regret Mean? by author Aaron Tanner has been announced today via Rolling Stone. Published by Melodic Virtue, the book follows the Butthole Surfers from their early days in San Antonio to their reunion. This limited-run coffee table book tells the story of the Butthole Surfers through never-before-seen photos, artwork, and other memorabilia and from the viewpoint of their contemporaries. Pre-order the book here.

One of the most depraved acts from the American underground, the Butthole Surfers were formed by Gibby Haynes and Paul Leary in San Antonio, TX in 1981. Along with King Coffey, Teresa Nervosa, and Jeff Pinkus, their disturbing albums and chaotic live shows have featured everything from psychedelia and noise rock to country and electronica.

Butthole Surfers: What Does Regret Mean? features an introduction by Mickey Melchiondo (Ween) and exclusive interviews from Rob Zombie, Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Eric Avery (Jane’s Addiction), Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips), Al Jourgensen (Ministry), Nick Oliveri (Queens of the Stone Age), Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich (Pavement), Neko Case, Dale Crover (Melvins), Eric Wilson (Sublime), Henry Rollins, Daniel Johnston, Cris Kirkwood and Derrick Bostrom (Meat Puppets), Steven McDonald (Redd Kross), Berserker Blothar and Balsac The Jaws of Death (GWAR), David Yow (Jesus Lizard), and many more!

This book also contains a flexi disc of the unreleased track, “Locust Abortion Technician Medley” (originally intended as the B-side for the proposed “Human Cannonball” 7″ single).

Limited-run of 1500
9″ X 9″ casebound, 304 pages
PUBLISHED: March 8, 2019
AUTHOR: Aaron Tanner
ISBN: 978-0-578-41625-0

Buyhttps://www.melodicvirtue.com/collections/butthole-surfers

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