The last time we caught up with the Meat Puppets it was mostly to talk about the 'Arizona scene' after a rough week at Austin's South by Southwest music conference.
Regrettably, I didn't even mention the band's new record Lollipop in that piece. But, yes, the Puppets put out a brand new record this morning and will soon hit the road to promote it. That tour will come through The Clubhouse in Tempe in June.
The first song from Lollipop is streamable below or downloadable here. List of tour dates on the jump.
As we've reported before, the band will also play the 1985 album this blog is named after, Up On The Sun, at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival from May 13 to 15.
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Meat Puppets Tour Dates
Apr 27 - Busters - Lexington, KY with Slightly Stoopid
Apr 28 - The Valarium - Knoxville, TN with Slightly Stoopid
Apr 30 - Cain's Ballroom - Tulsa, OK with Slightly Stoopid
May 1 - Liberty Hall - Lawrence, KS with Slightly Stoopid
May 3 - Simon Estes Amphitheater - Des Moines, IA with Slightly Stoopid
May 5 - The Venus - Fargo, ND with Slightly Stoopid
May 6 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN with Slightly Stoopid
May 7 - The Pageant - St. Louis, MO with Slightly Stoopid
June 8 - The Blue Light - Lubbock, TX
June 9 - Santa Fe Brewing Co. - Santa Fe, NM
June 10 - Launchpad - Albuquerque, NM
June 11 - The Clubhouse - Phoenix, AZ
June 14 - Casbah - San Diego, CA
June 15 - Detroit Bar - Costa Mesa, CA
June 16 - Echo - Los Angeles, CA
June 17 - Independent - San Francisco, CA
June 18 - Humboldt Brews - Arcata, CA
June 20 - Wild Buffalo - Bellingham, WA
June 21 - Crocodile - Seattle, WA
June 22 - Doug Fir - Portland, OR
June 23 - Neurolux - Boise, ID
June 25 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT
June 26 - Abbey Theater - Durango, CA
June 29 - Bluebird - Denver, CO
June 30 - Record Bar - Kansas City, MO
July 1 - Slowdown - Omaha, NE
July 9 - Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI