The Melvins Stream Queen Cover Via Noisey

Mar. 21, 2013, San Francisco – The Melvins are streaming “You’re My Best Friend,” the band’s rendition of Queen’s classic song, via Noisey (
The song features Caleb Benjamin of Tweak Bird on vocals with the full Melvins line-up of Dale Crover, Buzz Osborne, Coady Willis and Jarred Warren.
Everybody Loves Sausages is set for an Apr. 30 release via Ipecac and can be pre-ordered via Amazon ( and iTunes (  The 13-track album features guests Mark Arm, Jello Biafra, JG Thirlwell and Scott Kelly on a wide variety of songs including Venom’s “Warhead,” Roxy Music’s “In Every Dream Home A Heartache” and The Scientists’ “Set It On Fire.”
The complete track listing with original artist and guest player notation:
1. Warhead (Venom; Guest: Scott Kelly of Neurosis)
2. You’re My Best Friend (Queen; Guest: Caleb Benjamin of Tweak Bird)
3. Black Betty (Original artist unknown)
4.  Set It On Fire (The Scientists; Guest: Mark Arm)
5.  Station To Station (David Bowie; Guest: JG Thirlwell)
6.  Attitude (The Kinks: Guest: Clem Burke of Blondie)
7.  Female Trouble (Divine, written by John Waters)
8.  Carpe Diem (The Fugs)
9.  Timothy Leary Lives (Pop-O-Pies)
10.  In Every Dream Home A Heartache (Roxy Music; Guests: Jello Biafra and Kevin Rutmanis)
11. Romance (Tales of Terror)
12.  Art School (The Jam; Guest: Tom Hazelmeyer)
13.  Heathen Earth (Throbbing Gristle)
The Melvins have also confirmed a June 1 performance on Scion Rock Fest in Memphis as well as a handful of U.S. dates in late May.  The band will travel to Europe in April for a number of Melvins and Melvins Lite performances.
Melvins Lite:
Apr. 23  Tourcoing, France  Le Grand Mix
Apr. 24  Brussels, Belgium  VK* Concerts
Apr. 25  Haarlem, Netherlands  Patronaat
Apr. 26  Cologne, Germany  Burgerhaus Stollwerck
Apr. 27  Luxembourg  Kulturfabrik
Apr. 28  Schorndorf, Germany  Club Manufaktur
Apr. 29  Geneva, Switzerland  L’Usine
Apr. 30  Livorno, Italy  The Cage
May 1  Milan, Italy  Bloom
May 2  Munich, Germany  Hansa 39
May 3  Prague, Czech Republic  Matrix
May 4  Wroclaw, Poland  Asymmetry Festival
May 5  Leipzig, Germany  UT Connewitz
May 7 & 8  Berlin, Germany  Festsaal Kreuzberg
May 10 & 11  Paris, France  Trabendo
May 13 & 14  Vienna, Austria  Arena Wien
May 16 & 17  Zurich, Switzerland  Rote Fabrik
May 19 & 20  London, UK  Electric Brixton
May 25  Baltimore, MD  Maryland Deathfest
May 27  Millvale, PA  Mr. Small’s Theatre
May 28  Columbus, OH  A&R Music Bar
May 29  Cincinnati OH  The Ballroom at the Taft Theatre

June 1  Memphis, TN  Scion Rock Fest