News for Mudhoney

NEWS : THU, NOV 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM

In support of their new Morning in America EP, Mudhoney announces 2020 North American tour dates, including some co-headlining shows with Meat Puppets

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[Photo Credit: Niffer Calderwood]

Mudhoney have just announced a 15-date 2020 tour, in support of their Morning In America EP, which is available now worldwide from Sub Pop. The dates begin April 30th in Vancouver, BC at the Imperial and end May 16th in Seattle, WA at the Crocodile. Along the way, the band will co-headline a string of shows with Meat Puppets (May 7th-13th).  

Tour Dates + Ticket Links

Apr. 30 - Vancouver, BC - The Imperial +
May 01 - Victoria, BC - Capital Ballroom +
May 02 - Bellingham, WA - The Wild Buffalo +
May 03 - Olympia, WA - Capitol Theater +
May 05 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow’s
May 06 - Visalia, CA - The Cellar Door
May 07 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore *
May 08 - Los Angeles - CA - El Rey Theatre *
May 09 - Tucson, AZ - 191 Toole *
May 10 - Santa Fe, NM - Meow Wolf *
May 12 - Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall *
May 13 - Salt Lake City, UT - Commonwealth Room *
May 14 - Boise, ID - Neurolux
May 15 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom #
May 16 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile + ^
 
* w/  Meat Puppets
+ w/ The Tripwires 
^  w/ Thee Deception 
#  w/ Minus Five


 
Mudhoney’s Morning in America is a new 7-song EP of tracks recorded during the sessions for Digital Garbage, their acclaimed album of 2018 (“…an astute, politically relevant and commendably fired-up garage punk belter of an LP,” – The Quietus). The tracks include “Let’s Kill Yourself Live Again” (an alternate version of the Digital Garbage stand-out “Kill Yourself Live,” and the bonus track for the Japanese CD version of that album), “One Bad Actor” (a new version of Mudhoney’s track on the limited-edition, and now very sold-out, SPF30 split 7” single w Hot Snakes), album outtakes “Snake Oil Charmer,” “Morning in America” and “Creeps Are Everywhere,” plus “Ensam I Natt” (“So Lonely Tonight,” a Leather Nun cover) and “Vortex of Lies” from a very limited, European tour 7”.

You can (and should) stream Mudhoney’s Morning in America right now on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music and Bandcamp.
 
Morning in America has been released on 12” vinyl and through digital services, and is available from the Sub Pop Mega Mart now. The limited Loser Edition is on white vinyl marbled with black is available from megamart.subpop.com and select independent retailers in North America, UK and Europe (the Loser Ed is silver vinyl in the UK/EU), while supplies last. 


NEWS : FRI, SEP 20, 2019 at 6:57 AM

‘Morning in America,’ The Spectacular New Mudhoney Short-Player, is Available Worldwide Sept. 20. That is Today!

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“Yeah, the world sucks. But 30 years in, Mudhoney does not.” [Digital Garbage] - Seattle Times

“They simply sound like a better, defter, maybe even snottier version of their younger selves on their 10th album.” [Digital Garbage] - Rolling Stone

 “The Seattle scuzz-punk pioneers deliver a grave diagnosis of a festering societal condition.” [Digital Garbage] - Pitchfork 

Today, Sep 20th, Sub Pop Records is releasing Morning in America, a new 7-song EP of tracks recorded during the sessions for Mudhoney’s 2018 album, Digital Garbage (“…an astute, politically relevant and commendably fired-up garage punk belter of an LP,” – The Quietus). The tracks include “Let’s Kill Yourself Live Again” (an alternate version of the Digital Garbage stand-out “Kill Yourself Live,” and the bonus track for the Japanese CD version of that album), “One Bad Actor” (a new version of Mudhoney’s track on the limited-edition, and now very sold-out, SPF30 split 7” single w Hot Snakes), album outtakes “Snake Oil Charmer,” “Morning in America” and “Creeps Are Everywhere,” plus “Ensam I Natt” (“So Lonely Tonight,” a Leather Nun cover) and “Vortex of Lies” from a very limited EU tour 7”.
 
The songs were mixed at Johnny Sangster’s studio Crackle & Pop! The release of this EP coincides with Mudhoney’s fall 2019 US tour which finds the band playing the Ohana Festival in Dana Point, CA, and then Boston, Philadelphia, Durham, Atlanta, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and several other cities, ending on Oct 19th in Brooklyn, NY. See below for a full list of dates and supporting artists. 


 
Morning in America will only be available on 12” vinyl and through digital services. This new Mudhoney EP is available from Sub Pop starting now. And, the limited Loser Edition of Morning in America, on white vinyl marbled with black in the US and Silver in (UK/EU), is available from megamart.subpop.com and select independent retailers in North America, UK, and Europe, while supplies last. 

Morning in America 
Tracklisting


1.Vortex of Lies
2. Creeps Are Everywhere
3. Ensam I Natt
4. Morning in America
5. Let’s Kill Yourself Live Again
6. Snake Oil Charmer
7. One Bad Actor


[Photo Credit: Niffer Calderwood]

Mudhoney will be touring the US following the release of this EP:
Sept. 28 - Dana Point, CA - Ohana Festival
Oct. 04 - Jersey City, NJ - White Eagle Hall @ 
Oct. 05 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall *
Oct. 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer *
Oct. 07 - Richmond, Virginia - The Broadberry *
Oct. 08 - Pinhook, Durham - NC *
Oct. 09 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West *
Oct. 10 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall *
Oct. 11 - Birmingham, AL - Saturn #
Oct. 12 - Nashville, TN - Basement East $ 
Oct. 14 - St Louis, MO - Off Broadway % 
Oct. 15 - Detroit, MI - El Club %
Oct. 16 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop %
Oct. 17 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls %
Oct. 18 - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage %
Oct. 19 - Brooklyn, NY - Market Hotel %
Nov. 16 - Yakima, WA - Seasons Performance Hall

@ w/ Shut Up
* w/ Pissed Jeans
# w/ Pissed Jeans, Kings of the Fucking Sea
$ w/ Porcupine & Kings of the Fucking Sea
% w/ Kid Congo Power + the Pink Monkey Birds


NEWS : THU, AUG 8, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Listen To “One Bad Actor” From The New Mudhoney EP ‘Morning in America’

On Sep 20th, Sub Pop will release Morning in America, a new 7-song EP of tracks recorded during the sessions for Mudhoney’s 2018 album, Digital Garbage (“…an astute, politically relevant and commendably fired-up garage punk belter of an LP,” – The Quietus). The tracks include “Let’s Kill Yourself Live Again” (an alternate version of the Digital Garbage stand-out “Kill Yourself Live,” and the bonus track for the Japanese CD version of that album), “One Bad Actor” (a new version of Mudhoney’s track on the limited-edition, and now very sold-out, SPF30 split 7” single w Hot Snakes), album outtakes “Snake Oil Charmer,” “Morning in America” and “Creeps Are Everywhere,” plus “Ensam I Natt” (“So Lonely Tonight,” a Leather Nun cover) and “Vortex of Lies” from a very limited EU tour 7”.


 
The songs were mixed at Johnny Sangster’s studio Crackle & Pop! The release of this EP coincides with Mudhoney’s fall 2019 US tour – see below for dates. 

Morning in America will only be available on 12” vinyl and through digital services. Pre-orders for this new Mudhoney EP are available from Sub Pop now. And, the limited Loser Edition of Morning in America, on white vinyl marbled with black, is available from megamart.subpop.com and select independent retailers inNorth America, UK, and Europe, while supplies last.

Morning in America 
Tracklisting

1.Vortex of Lies
2. Creeps Are Everywhere
3. Ensam I Natt
4. Morning in America
5. Let’s Kill Yourself Live Again
6. Snake Oil Charmer
7. One Bad Actor


[Photo Credit: Niffer Calderwood]

Mudhoney Tour Dates + Ticket Links

Mudhoney will be touring the US following the release of this EP:
Sep. 27 – Sep. 29 - Dana Point, CA - Ohana Festival
Oct. 4 - Jersey City, NJ - White Eagle Hall @ 
Oct. 5 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall *
Oct. 6 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer *
Oct. 7 - Richmond, Virginia - The Broadberry  *
Oct. 8 - Pinhook, Durham - NC *
Oct. 9 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West  *
Oct. 10 - Ashville, NC - Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall *
Oct. 11 - Knoxville, TN - Concourse #
Oct. 12 - Nashville, TN - Basement East $ 
Oct. 14 - St Louis, MO - Off Broadway % 
Oct. 15 - Detroit, MI - El Club  %
Oct. 16 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop %
Oct. 17 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls  %
Oct. 18 - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage %
Oct. 19 - Brooklyn, NY - Market Hotel %
 
@ w/ Shut Up
* w/ Pissed Jeans
# w/ Pissed Jeans, Kings of the Fucking Sea
$ w/ Porcupine & Kings of the Fucking Sea
% w/ Kid Congo Power + the Pink Monkey Birds



NEWS : WED, AUG 7, 2019 at 8:55 AM

Awesome Event Alert! “The Eyes Have It,” Orchestrated by Tim Kerr at Seattle’s studio e Gallery, Opening Reception on Aug 10th

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All-around amazing human and artist Tim Kerr (he was in the Big Boys and Poison 13, and plays in The Monkeywrench w Mark and Steve from Mudhoney whenever they get it together to do stuff, and has done about a million other things that you can read all about here) has put together an incredible-looking group art show at Seattle’s studio e gallery. It’s called “The Eyes Have It,” and it runs from August 10 to September 14 with an opening reception on Sat., 8/10 from 6pm to 9pm. 

And, YOU should totally go!

The show is described as, “A show of works by an international group of friends, orchestrated by Tim Kerr,” and includes…

Merrilee Challis / Birmingham, AL (SHE WILL BE THERE!)
Karoline Collins / San Francisco, CA (SHE WILL ALSO BE THERE!)
Coulter Fussel / Water Valley, MS
Hi-Dutch / Chiba, Japan
Jim Houser / Philadelphia, PA
Jordin Isip / Brooklyn, NY
Rich Jacobs / Oakland, CA
Mel Kadel / Los Angeles, CA
Jon Langford / Chicago, IL (HE IS IN THE MEKONS!!)
Travis Millard / Los Angeles, CA (HE DID AN AWESOME VIDEO FOR METZ, AKA ”THE ONE WITH THE PANCAKES”!)
Tara Jane O’Neil / Los Angeles, CA (SHE WAS IN RODAN!! AND ALSO PLAYED ON SEBADOH’S BAKESALE ALBUM! AND, SHE WILL BE THERE!)
Nathaniel Russell / Indianapolis, IN (HE, AMONG A GREAT MANY OTHER, MORE NOTABLE THINGS, MADE SOME TERRIFIC FLIERS FOR US FOR OUR RECENT WAREHOUSE SALE!)
Yusuke Hanai / Kamakura, Japan
Michael Sieben / Austin, TX
Tim Kerr / Austin, TX (HE WILL BE THERE!)

…studio e gallery is at 609 S Brandon Street, in Seattle’s spirited Georgetown neighborhood…


NEWS : THU, APR 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Listen: Mudhoney’s Mark Arm on WTF With Marc Maron

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In a wildly entertaining interview, filled with exciting Marc-on-Mark action, Mudhoney’s Mark Arm appeared on WTF with Marc Maron on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 (aka TODAY!). You can (and should) listen here
 
Plus, REJOICE, for there are many upcoming Mudhoney shows in North America throughout the remainder of the year!

Mudhoney Tour Dates + Ticket Links

May 04 - Seattle, WA - KEXP Gathering Space (Sonic Reducer’s 15th Anniversary Celebration) @
May 10 - Walla Walla, WA - The Dacres #
May 11 - Spokane, WA - Lucky You Lounge  #
May 24 - Green Bay, WI - Green Bay Distillery 
May 25  - Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe *
May 26 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall (SOLD OUT) ?
Jun. 14 - Tacoma, WA - The Elks Temple &
Jun. 15 -  Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
Sep. 27 - Dana Point, CA - Ohana Festival
Sep. 28 - Dana Point, CA - Ohana Festival
Sep. 29 - Dana Point, CA - Ohana Festival
Oct. 04 - Jersey City, NJ - White Eagle Hall  ^ 
Oct. 05 - Allston, MA - Brighton Music Hall %
Oct. 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer %
Oct. 07 - Richmond, VA - The Broadberry %
Oct. 08 - Durham, NC - The Pinhook %
Oct. 09 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West %
Oct. 10 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall %
Oct. 11 -  Knoxville, TN - The Concourse $ 
Oct.12 - Nashville, TN - The Basement East $
Oct.14 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway !
Oct.15 - Detroit, MI - El Club !
Oct.16 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop !
Oct.17 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls !
Oct.18 -  Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage !
Oct.19 - Brooklyn, NY -  Market Hotel !
 
@ w/ Control Test, Dark Smith
# w/ The Derelicts
*  w/ METZ and Black-Eyed Snakes
? w/ METZ
& w/  The Fucking Eagles, The Drove
^ w/ Shut Up
% w/ Pissed Jeans
$ w/ Pissed Jeans, Kings of the Fucking Sea
! w/ Kid Congo Powers + the Pink Monkey Birds



 
What people are saying about Mudhoney’s Digital Garbage:
“Cometh the hour, cometh the band”MOJO
 
“With Digital Garbage, Mudhoney have provided the noise-escape of the year. The war may never be won, but at least now we’ve got somewhere to hide when it all gets a bit much.” - Drowned in Sound
 
“The Seattle scuzz-punk pioneers deliver a grave diagnosis of a festering societal condition.” Pitchfork
 
“…raw and irreverent as ever.”Uncut

“They simply sound like a better, defter, maybe even snottier version of their younger selves on their 10th album.”Rolling Stone


NEWS : THU, JAN 10, 2019 at 6:57 AM

Listen To The Remastered Title Track From Green River’s ‘Rehab Doll,’ and “Unwind” From ‘Dry As a Bone’

The Deluxe Editions of Rehab Doll and Dry As a Bone will be available Friday, January 25th worldwide via Sub Pop.

You can now hear remastered versions of the riff heavy title track from Green River’s Rehab Doll, and the bluesy grind of “Unwind”from Dry As a Bone. Both albums will be available as expanded and remastered deluxe editions from Sub Pop on CD/2xLP/DL worldwide January 25th, 2019. Jack Endino served as the executive producer for the project excavating & restoring tapes, mixing, remixing & mastering both packages.

LP preorders of each album through Sub Pop Mega Mart and select independent retailers will receive the limited Loser editions of Dry As a Bone on forest green vinyl and Rehab Doll on opaque lime green vinyl (while supplies last).

Rolling Stone had this to say of Rehab Doll: “Proto-grunge at its best, its mud-dipped tracks breaking down and building themselves back up in real time. Frontman Mark Arm (later of Mudhoney) sounds like he gargled with lye before cutting tracks like the boogie-gone-bad “Together We’ll Never,” while the band’s rip-roaring cover of David Bowie’s “Queen Bitch” (originally only available on the album’s cassette release) hints at the wry humor that would animate much of the Seattle scene’s best moments.” And Magnet Magazine offers this, “Not only did Green River exemplify the collision of punk, metal and classic rock that became the early Seattle sound’s calling card, it eventually spawned some of the most recognizable faces of the grunge era….Green River sound is exactly what you would expect, with the tension of competing styles (Arm’s unhinged, punk-rock shriek vs. Gossard and Ament’s bluesy metal wanking) forming a singular, if combustible, mix….The impact is something akin to a beer bottle to the head, and it still reverberates 20 years later.”


[Photo Credit: Charles Peterson]

About Green River’s Dry As a Bone and Rehab Doll

The story of Seattle’s rise to global rock supremacy in the late ’80s and early ’90s begins with Green River. Made up of Jeff Ament (bass), Mark Arm (guitar/vocals), Bruce Fairweather (guitar), Stone Gossard (guitar), and Alex Shumway (drums), the quintet put out three 12”s and a 7” single during its brief existence. But Green River’s influence on Seattle’s music scene spread far and wide—thanks to the members’ dispersion into bands including Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, and Love Battery, as well as the punk-glam-sludge-rock songs they left behind (read more here).