Mudhoney unleash new song “Kill Yourself Live”: Stream

Alt-rock titans comment on the way "notoriety goes viral"

Stream "Kill Yourself Live" new song Mudhoney
Mudhoney, photo by Lior Phillips

    Digital Garbage is the forthcoming album from Mudhoney, due out September 28th through Sub Pop. The 11-track collection follows 2013’s Vanishing Point and marks the alt-rockers 10th in their 30-year career.

    Previously, Mudhoney churned out the driving lead single, “Paranoid Core”. Now, the Seattle-bred outfit is back today with “Kill Yourself Live”, which features a line that inspired the album’s title and comments on “the way notoriety goes viral.” Vocalist Mark Arm elaborated:

    I’m not on social media, so my experience is somewhat limited, but people really seem to find validation in the likes — and then there’s Facebook Live, where people have streamed torture and murder, or, in the case of Philando Castile, getting murdered by a cop.


    In the course of writing that song, I thought about how, once you put something out there online, you can’t wipe it away. It’s always going to be there — even if no one digs it up, it’s still out there floating somewhere.

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    Hear the crunchy, nearly five-minute cut below.

    Mudhoney recently kicked off a North American tour in support of Digital Garbage. Find their full itinerary here. Over the weekend, Arm made a surprise appearance during Pearl Jam’s hometown Seattle concert.

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