The Bride Screamed Murder

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The Bride Screamed Murder
Studio album by Melvins
Released June 1, 2010
Recorded 2009-2010
Genre Hard rock, grunge
Length 45:37
Label Ipecac Recordings
Melvins chronology
Chicken Switch
The Bride Screamed Murder
Sugar Daddy Live
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 77/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Eye Weekly 4/5 stars[3]
MusicOMH 4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (5.2/10)[5]
Rock Sound (9/10)[6]

The Bride Screamed Murder is an album by the Melvins, released on June 1, 2010.[7] It is their first album to have hit the Billboard 200 Pop Charts at #200, selling 2,809 albums in the first few weeks.[8] In October 2010, they released a music video with Scion Audio/Visual for the song "Electric Flower" directed by Mark Brooks.[9]

Exclaim! named "The Bride Screamed Murder" the No. 8 metal album of 2010.[10]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by the Melvins unless otherwise noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Water Glass"   4:16
2. "Evil New War God"   4:48
3. "Pig House"   5:29
4. "I'll Finish You Off"   4:57
5. "Electric Flower"   3:27
6. "Hospital Up"   5:38
7. "Inhumanity and Death"   3:03
8. "My Generation" Pete Townshend 7:39
9. "P.G. x 3" unknown (traditional) 6:20

Vinyl version[edit]

The Bride Screamed Murder's vinyl version was released on Amphetamine Reptile Records in a box featuring different artwork from one of ten different artists, limited to 100 copies each. The artists chosen to provide the artwork were Aesthetic Apparatus, COOP, Molly Osborne (Sold exclusively on tour), Adam Jones, Baseman, Junko Mizuno, Mackie Osborne, HAZE XXL, King Buzzo, and Dalek.


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