(single taken from the album A Walk With Love And Death, out 7 July 2017 through Ipecac Recordings)

Legendary rock outfit the Melvins return with a double album, A Walk With Love and Death, on July 7 via Ipecac Recordings. To celebrate, the band have released the record’s first single, ‘Christ Hammer’.

A Walk With Love And Death, a dual album, finds the trio of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Steve McDonald showcasing two distinct sides to 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 and Death”.

“This was a huge undertaking,” explained band ringleader Buzz Osborne. “All three things: the album, the soundtrack and the film are benchmarks for us.”

Drummer Dale Crover added, “A Walk With Love and Death is one giant, dark, moody, psychotic head trip! Not for the faint of heart. You’ll sleep with the lights on after listening.”

The albums, which include guests Joey Santiago (The Pixies), Teri Gender Bender (Le Butcherettes/Crystal Fairy) and Anna Waronker (That Dog), were self-produced with engineer Toshi Kosai.

A WALK WITH LOVE AND DEATH IS OUT 7 JULY 2017 | | Twitter: @melvinsdotnet