Freak Puke

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Freak Puke
Studio album by Melvins
Released June 5, 2012
Recorded 2012
Genre Sludge metal, experimental rock
Length 42:14
Label Ipecac
Producer Toshi Kasai, Melvins
Melvins chronology
The Bride Screamed Murder
Freak Puke
Everybody Loves Sausages

Freak Puke is the eighteenth album by the Melvins, which was released on June 5, 2012, through Ipecac Recordings. It features a slightly different lineup consisting of Buzz Osborne on guitar and vocals, Dale Crover on drums, and Trevor Dunn on bass. This lineup has toured together under the moniker "Melvins Lite". This is the first album since 2004's Pigs of the Roman Empire to not feature the bands current lineup with bassist/vocalist Jared Warren and drummer Coady Willis. The song "A Growing Disgust" has been played on the Melvins/Unsane tour. "Let Me Roll It" is a Paul McCartney and Wings cover.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Mr. Rip-Off"   5:52
2. "Inner Ear Rupture"   1:56
3. "Baby Won’t You Weird Me Out"   3:50
4. "Worm Farm Waltz"   3:54
5. "A Growing Disgust"   4:28
6. "Leon Versus the Revolution"   2:47
7. "Holy Barbarians"   2:31
8. "Freak Puke"   2:46
9. "Let Me Roll It"   4:30
10. "Tommy Goes Berserk"   9:40

Vinyl version[edit]

Freak Puke's vinyl version was released on Amphetamine Reptile Records in a box featuring the album cover. Inside would be a picture disc depicting the album cover on one side and one of five different artists on the other. The five artists chosen to provide the artwork were Skinner, Dave Cooper, Tara McPherson, Gary Taxali and Mackie Osborne.