Aaron Freeman posts Gene Ween’s final recordings (listen); Moistboyz touring (dates)
Ween is gone for good, and with a posting today on bandcamp, now so is "Gene Ween". The blurb on bandcamp reads:
After 20+ years of near-fatal drug & alcohol abuse (thankfully culminating with intensive but successful rehab), AARON FREEMAN (aka Gene Ween) was left in a dire financial situation. All proceeds will go directly to Aaron, as he continues down the path toward creative freedom and personal health.
These demos represent the final writings and music of Gene Ween, before he departed and the inner FREEMAN emerged. On that note, we have received a two word personal statement from Aaron: "stay tuned."
Head to Bandcamp to hear and buy the six songs, or stream it below..
In related news, Dean Ween aka Mickey Melchiondo Jr. aka Mickey Moist is going on tour in December with his band Moistboyz. Kicking off in Ween's hometown of New Hope on 12/4, the boyz hit Stage 48 in NYC on 12/7 before continuing on their way. All Dean dates are listed under the Gene stream below...
Moistboyz -- 2013 Tour Dates
Dec 04 John and Peter's New Hope, PA
Dec 06 North Star Bar Philadelphia, PA
Dec 07 Stage 48 New York, NY
Dec 09 Lovin Cup Rochester, NY
Dec 10 Brillobox Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 11 Skully's Music Diner Columbus, OH
Dec 13 Cubby Bear Chicago, IL
Dec 14 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH