The Melvins & Redd Kross Announce Extensive U.S. Tour; ShitKid Open

The Melvins return to U.S. highways this fall as the band preps for a 10-week tour across the country, kicking off on Sept. 3 at The Casbah in San Diego.

“Redd Kross and ShitKid are two of my favorites. We’ve already done fantastic European tours with both of these bands so I know bringing them out with us on this trip will be a total mind blower for the lucky fans,” said Buzz Osborne of the tour line-up.

Joining the Melvins for the tour are Redd Kross and Sweden’s ShitKid. Redd Kross, who are prepping a new album, and the Melvins share a communal band member with bass player Steven McDonald performing in both outfits. Melvins’ drummer Dale Crover will also pull double duty, manning the drums for both his band and Redd Kross. Tickets are on-sale this Friday, May 17, at 10 am local time.

The news of the outing arrives as Ipecac Recordings preps a combined vinyl reissue of the Melvins’ classics The Maggot and The Bootlicker. A release date will be announced soon. Amphetamine Reptile features the trio of bands on a pair of hyper limited releases, available exclusively on the tour.

Tour dates:

September 3 San Diego, CA Casbah

September 4 Santa Ana, CA Observatory

September 5 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour

September 7 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver

September 8 Berkeley, CA Cornerstone

September 10 Eugene, OR Wow Hall

September 11 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge

September 13 Seattle, WA Neumo’s

September 14 Seattle, WA Neumo’s

September 15 Spokane, WA The Big Dipper

September 16 Missoula, MT Top Hat Lounge

September 17 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge

September 19 Ft. Collins, CO Aggie Theatre

September 20 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre

September 22 Kansas City, MO The Record Bar

September 23 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room

September 24 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue

September 25 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon

September 26 Chicago, IL Metro

September 27 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room

September 28 Louisville, KY Louder Than Life Festival

September 30 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue

October 1 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme

October 2 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop

October 3 Detroit, MI El Club

October 4 Columbus, OH A&R Music Bar

October 5 Pittsburgh, PA Red Theatre

October 7 Syracuse, NY Wescott Theatre

October 8 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club

October 9 Hamden, CT Space Ballroom

October 10 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw

October 11 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony

October 12 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts

October 13 Baltimore, MD Otto Bar

October 15 Richmond, VA The Broadberry

October 16 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle

October 17 Charlotte, NC Visulite Theatre

October 18 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club

October 19 Birmingham, AL Saturn

October 21 Orlando, FL The Social

October 22 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Rom

October 23 Tampa, FL The Orpheum

October 25 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall

October 26 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks

October 27 Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon

October 28 Houston, TX Warehouse Live Studio

October 29 San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger

October 30 Austin, TX Mohawk

October 31 Dallas, TX Trees

November 3 Tucson, AZ Club Congress

November 4 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom

November 5 Las Vegas, NV The Bunkhouse Saloon

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