Pinkus Abortion Technician

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Pinkus Abortion Technician
Pinkus Abortion Technician (2018) cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 20, 2018
StudioSound of Sirens Studio
GenreAlternative rock, Southern rock, psychedelic rock, experimental rock
ProducerThe Melvins
Melvins chronology
A Walk with Love & Death
Pinkus Abortion Technician

Pinkus Abortion Technician is the 24th album (not including split albums) by the Melvins released on April 20, 2018 through Ipecac Recordings. It features both "ongoing" bass player Steven McDonald and "occasional bottom ender" Jeff Pinkus,[1] who receives writing credit on four of the album's five original songs. The title is a direct reference to the Butthole Surfers third album Locust Abortion Technician.

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AllMusic3.5/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

1."Stop Moving to Florida"Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman, Butthole Surfers5:20
2."Embrace the Rub"Steve McDonald, Anna Waronker, Josh Klinghoffer1:40
3."Don't Forget to Breathe"Jeff Pinkus7:53
4."Flamboyant Duck"Dale Crover, Pinkus5:46
5."Break Bread"Pinkus2:34
6."I Want to Hold Your Hand"John Lennon, Paul McCartney4:06
7."Prenup Butter"Pinkus, King Buzzo4:38
8."Graveyard"Butthole Surfers5:06



Additional personnel[edit]

  • Toshi Kasai – engineer
  • Mackie Osborne – cover drawing & layout
  • Tom Hazelmyer – clown illustrations


  1. ^ "Pinkus Abortion Technician". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  2. ^ "Pinkus Abortion Technician by Melvins". Metacritic. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  3. ^ Deming, Mark. "Melvins – Pinkus Abortion Technician". AllMusic. Retrieved April 27, 2018.