The Melvan, aka the old Melvins tour van that featured artwork by Kurt Cobain and which was driven by Kurt numerous times as well, has been sold on eBay for $24,701.00 (via Daily Swarm).

In related news, Tweak Bird have been added as an opener to the Melvins Lite tour, which the band are going on to set the Guinness World Record of "fastest tour of the US by a band" by hitting all 50 states and DC in 51 days. As discussed, that tour hits the NYC area on October 4 at Music Hall of Williamsburg and October 5 at Maxwell's. Tickets for the MHOW show are still available but the Maxwell's show is sold out.

All Tweak Bird dates are listed below.


Tweak Bird -- 2012 Tour Dates
August 31 Boom Tomb Room Los Angeles, CA w/ The Zig Zags, Wreck of the Zephyr
September 08 Neurolux Lounge Boise, ID
September 09 Top Hat Lounge Missoula, MT
September 10 In The Venue Salt Lake City, UT
September 11 The Depot Cheyenne, WY
September 12 Bluebird Theatre Denver, CO
September 13 The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS
September 14 The Blue Note Columbia, MO
September 15 The Waiting Room Omaha, NE
September 16 Wooly's Des Moines, IA
September 17 The Vault Sioux Falls, SD
September 18 The Aquarium Fargo, ND
September 19 Grumpy's Minneapolis, MN
September 20 High Noon Saloon Madison, WI
September 21 Double Door Chicago, IL
September 22 The Vogue Theatre Indianapolis, IN
September 23 The Vernon Club Louisville, KY
September 24 Smalls Detroit, MI
September 25 Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
September 26 123 Pleasant Street Morgantown, WV
September 27 Crocodile Rock Allentown, PA
September 28 Higher Ground South Burlington, VT
September 29 Dover Brickhouse Dover, NH
September 30 Asylum Portland, ME
October 01 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA
October 02 The Met Cafe Pawtucket, RI
October 03 Toad's Place New Haven, CT
October 04 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
October 05 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ
October 06 Mojo 13 Wilmington, DE
October 07 Ottobar Baltimore, MD
October 08 Black Cat Washington, DC
October 09 Jefferson Theatre Charlottesville, VA
October 10 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
October 11 The Square Room Knoxville, TN
October 12 The Handle Bar Greenville, SC
October 13 40 Watt Club Athens, GA
October 14 Bottle Tree Birmingham, AL
October 15 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
October 16 Duling Hall Jackson, MS
October 17 Juanita's Cantina Little Rock, AR
October 18 Spanish Moon Baton Rouge, LA
October 19 Mohawk Austin, TX
October 20 Opolis Production Norman, OK
October 21 Launchpad Albuquerque, NM
October 22 Crescent Ballroom Phoenix, AZ
all dates w/ The Melvins unless otherwise noted