The Melvins Release New Song, “What’s Wrong With You”

The Melvins, who will release their double album A Walk With Love & Death on July 7 via Ipecac Recordings, are streaming their new song, “What’s Wrong With You.” The song features vocals from Steven McDonald (Redd Kross/OFF!), who is part of the band’s current recording and touring line-up, as well as That Dog’s Anna Waronker

“We love Steven! ‘What’s Wrong with You’ is a great addition to our long Melvins catalog,” proclaims Buzz Osborne. “There’s no other song on this record that sounds like it and that’s what makes it so cool!”

Pre-orders for the 23-track release are available now at Digital pre-orders include an instant download of “Christ Hammer” ( and “What’s Wrong With You,” which can be heard now below. 

The band also recently announced an extensive, 12-week North American tour with labelmates Spotlights opening on all dates. Tour routing is below. 

With A Walk With Love & Death, the trio of Osborne, Dale Crover and McDonald showcase two distinct sides of the band’s music: Death, a proper Melvins’ release and Love, the score to the Jesse Nieminen directed, self-produced short also titled A Walk With Love & Death. A release date for the short has not been announced yet but a trailer has been made available: The albums, which include guests Joey Santiago (The Pixies), Teri Gender Bender (Le Butcherettes/Crystal Fairy) and Anna Waronker (That Dog), were co-produced with Toshi Kosai.

A Walk With Love & Death tour dates:

July 5San Diego, CACasbah

July 6Santa Ana, CAThe Observatory

July 7Los Angeles, CAThe Troubadour

July 8Fresno, CAStrummer’s

July 9Sacramento, CAGoldfield Trading Post

July 10San Francisco, CAGreat American Music Hall

July 12Portland, ORHawthorne Theatre

July 13Seattle, WAThe Showbox

July 14Vancouver, BCVenue Nightclub

July 17Edmonton, ABUnion Hall

July 18Calgary, ABThe Marquee

July 20Winnipeg, MBPyramid Cabaret

July 21Fargo, NDThe Aquarium

July 22Minneapolis, MNGrumpy’s Bash

July 24Milwaukee, WITurner Hall Ballroom

July 25Chicago, ILThe Metro

July 26Grand Rapids, MIThe Pyramid Scheme

July 27Detroit, MIEl Club

July 28Cleveland, OHGrog Shop

July 29Columbus, OHA&R Music Bar

July 31Pittsburgh, PARex Theater

August 1Syracuse, NYThe Westcott Theater

August 2Boston, MAParadise Rock Club

August 3New York, NYIrving Plaza

August 4Philadelphia, PAUnion Transfer

August 5  Asbury Park, NJThe Stone Pony

August 6Baltimore, MDOttobar

August 8Richmond, VAThe Broadberry

August 9Carrboro, NCCat’s Cradle

August 10Knoxville, TNThe Concourse

August 11Louisville, KYHeadliner’s Music Hall

August 12St. Louis, MOThe Ready Room

August 13Lawrence, KSThe Bottleneck

August 15Englewood, COGothic Theatre

August 17Salt Lake City, UTUrban Lounge

August 18Las Vegas, NVPsycho Fest

August 20San Jose, CAThe Ritz

August 21Santa Cruz, CAThe Catalyst

August 22  Los Angeles, CA  The Echo

September 5Phoenix, AZCrescent Ballroom

September 6Tucson, AX191 Toole

September 8Austin, TXThe Mohawk

September 9Dallas, TXTree’s

September 10San Antonio, TXPaper Tiger

September 11Houston, TXWarehouse Live (Studio)

September 13New Orleans, LAOne Eyed Jack’s

September 14Pensacola, FLVinyl Music Hall

September 15Jacksonville, FLJack Rabbit’s

September 16Tampa, FLThe Orpheum

September 17Ft. Lauderdale, FLThe Culture Room

September 18Orlando, FL The Social

September 20Athens, GA40 Watt Club

September 21Atlanta, GAThe Masquerade (Hell Stage)

September 22Nashville, TN3rd & Lindsley

September 23Memphis, TNHi-Tone

September 25Madison, WIHigh Noon Saloon

September 26Rock Island, ILRock Island Brewing Co.

September 27Des Moines, IAWooly’s

September 28Omaha, NEThe Waiting Room

September 30Ft. Collins, COAggie Theatre

October 2Albuquerque, NMThe Launchpad

October 3Flagstaff, AZThe Green Room