This page will provide the latest official news from Ipecac Recordings. Please be sure to read through these articles before contacting Ipecac Recordings with a question that may be answered here.
For those of you that are planning to attend the New Year's Eve show, be sure to bring some extra money to purchase a special commemrative glow-in-the-dark t-shirt!
Seems you peeps are looking for some recording news. Here
SF DJ Eddie Def has finished his CD "Inner Scratch Demons"
should be out in Feb/March
We are working on deals to put out the new eX-Girl CD and
the next 2 MSR Madness Song/poem CDs
NYC legendary lo-fi rapper Sensational is recording his
Melvins will begin recording soon for a new studio CD by
Fall. We might put out an odd live Melvins CD and dig
through the archives for some older Melvins reissues too!
Justin Broaderick(Godflesh) and Kevin Martin(GOD) are
working on a new unnamed Ipecac project.
Patton related news:
Work has begun on a new Fantômas CD of soundtrack cover
songs and a new original Fantômas CD (sounding different)
will be recorded in the spring/summer
Peeping Tom is getting rave reviews from record labels. We
will be posting some music in the future. Still deciding on
the home for this project, hope to know soon. No band
members named yet. It is very catchy/modern/groovy music
with real singing!!!!! Radio will NOT be able to avoid this
Mike is also part of an unamed as of yet rock band featuring
Duane Denison(Jesus Lizard-guitar), John Stanier
(Helmet-drums), Kevin Rutmanis (Melvins,Cows-bass) & Patton.
The guys are trading tapes ready to record early 2001!
Mr.Bungle has no immediate plans.
Oh yeah and the merch store is coming together along with
the new look website!!! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!!!!!!!Thanks for your support!
Here is what might be a once in a lifetime show! We have
just confirmed Moonraker at the Knitting Factory LA on Dec
18th, that's right the day after Fantômas. Moonraker will
consist of Mike Patton, Dj Flare & Buckethead!!!!!!
The Lucky Stars open. tickets on sale now.
Finally, we can confirm, Dec 17th for Fantômas at the
Knitting Factory in LA. Ipecac legends The Kids of Widney High will open. This will be the regular Fantômas, not the Melvinsfantômas big band. The SF New Years Eve (Slim's) tickets still available by the way.
Hello Europe!!! Finally, the self proclaimed greatest band
in the history of music attacks your shores! The Melvins
Euro 2001 tour begins March 1st. Sorry, no idea when tickets
go on sale, please call the venue. Additionally, the Ipecac
distribution system in Europe should improve very soon
thanks to our partnership with Southern Distribution.
For tour dates check the tour section of this website.
Tickets for Ipecac Recordings' 2nd annual New Years Eve
Binge & Purge are on sale now!!!! For the next 2 weeks only
you special friends of the website will be able to order!!!
1) go to www.virtuous.com
2) select california-northern
3) select, view all virtuous events
4) at the bottom of the page select next until you see the
listing for the Melvinsfantômas Big Band!
5) buy a damn ticket!!!!! only 666 tickets available.
The Melvins play Nov 10th at Slim's in SF with favorites
Vaz(x-Hammerhead) and Melt Banana !!!!! Be there!!
Later this week we expect to start the sale of tickets for
Ipecac Recordings 2nd annual New Years Eve Binge & Purge!!!
This year it will be at Slim's with Kid 606, The Lucky Stars
and the world premiere of the combined Melvinsfantômas Big
Band!!!!! That's right, both bands on stage at the same time
doing material by both bands!!!! Will it work? Who knows?
Tickets will be $30 in advance and available to our website
devotees exclusively for 2 weeks before tickets open to the
general public. Only 650 tix will be sold!!!! Stay tuned for
sorry to report, but the Australian promoter has cancelled
the Perth Fantômas show due to expenses. The band is very
sorry and hopes you Perthites can make it to one of the
The last 2 release for the year will be Ipecac 11- Melvins
"limited edition Trilogy triple gatefold vinyl picture disc"
due late November as is Ipecac 12- Melvins "Gluey Porch
Treatments" on CD with a ton of demo version bonus tracks from
We will have news soon of our first few releases of 2000.