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Mastodon – “Atlanta” (Feat. Gibby Haynes) (Stereogum Premiere)

Word to “Jesus Built My Hotrod“: The phrase “feat. Gibby Haynes” usually means good things are about to happen. And now the Butthole Surfers frontman has hooked up with Atlanta metal monsters Mastodon for their song “Atlanta,” a fuzzed-out sprint with some demented soloing and Haynes in full rant-and-gibber mode. The song is Mastodon’s contributio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 5, 2014 - 10:13 am

Adult Swim Announces 5th Singles Series With Deafheaven, Run The Jewels, Speedy Ortiz, & More

For the last several years Adult Swim has curated a series of singles released throughout the summer. They’ve put out some fantastic tracks in the past, but for the fifth series, coming this summer, they’ve completely outdone themselves, enlisting a dizzying array of artists from Speedy Ortiz to Tim Hecker, from Deafheaven to Run The… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 2, 2014 - 1:38 pm

Watch Jon Stewart Discuss His Punk Rock Past With Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes

Before he broke in as a stand-up comic, the Daily Show host Jon Stewart worked as a bartender at City Gardens, a legendarily squalid indie/punk club in Trenton, New Jersey. (As we learn in this great interview, one of his coworkers was future LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy, then a bouncer.) City Gardens is the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2014 - 10:09 am

Gibby Haynes And Jack White – “Paul’s Not Home” (Adrenalin O.D. Cover)

There was a lively conversation in the m b v comments yesterday regarding the subject of taking drugs to enhance (or not) one’s experience listening to music. But what about — to borrow a classic from Spacemen 3 — taking drugs to make music to take drugs to? As frontman of the Butthole Surfers for… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 6, 2013 - 3:02 pm

Lemonheads & Liv Tyler Cover Leonard Cohen (Stereogum Premiere)

For their forthcoming album, the Lemonheads have embraced the twin peaks of their career by going for a full-on covers album entitled VARSHONS. Butthole Surfer Gibby Haynes produces, and Gen X poster girls Liv Tyler and Kate Moss make vocal contributions. Here Liv and Ev take on “Hey, That’ No Way To Say Goodbye,” verse… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 10, 2009 - 10:14 am

Liv Tyler, Kate Moss Guest On Lemonheads’ Covers LP For Metal Label

The Lemonheads’ two biggest hits were versions of other people’s songs, so news about the band’s forthcoming covers collection is not too surprising. What is surprising is that Evan Dando & Co. have signed with Brooklyn’s The End Records, an indie metal label, after only one album on Vagrant. The new comp’s called VARSHONS and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 27, 2009 - 11:44 am