Tag Archives: The Melvins

Mr. Bungle announce tour w/ the Melvins and Spotlights

Posted by on January 23, 2023

  Mr. Bungle will be joining forces with the Melvins and Spotlights for the resurrection of Ipecac Recordings’ storied Geek Show tour. The West coast trek is scheduled to kick off on May 11th in Los Angeles, CA and will run through May 23rd in Oakland, CA. Tickets go on sale this Friday (27th) at […]

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The Melvins announce ‘The Five Legged’ tour

Posted by on May 31, 2022

  The Melvins are gearing up for The Electric Roach Tour, which is set to kick off on June 14th. Today (31st), the group has added a new wave of dates for The Five Legged Tour, which will kick off on September 5th in San Francisco, CA.    Buzz Osborne comments:  “Nationwide once again! Nothing […]

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The Melvins announce ‘The Electric Roach’ 2022 Tour

Posted by on April 12, 2022

  The Melvins have been enjoying their time touring with Ministry that  they’ve announced their return to the road for their first headlining run since 2019. Dubbed The Electric Roach Tour, is scheduled to kick off on June 15th in Long Beach, CA and will run through July 20th in Berkeley, CA with support from […]

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Even Maynard says Tool is coming now; band to start recording in April

Posted by on February 16, 2018

It’s been 12 years since Tool’s last album, and 10 years since people started talking about the follow up to 2006’s 10,000 Days. And since last year, many have started talking about it like it’s actually happening, namely the band’s Adam Jones, Justin Chancellor and Danny Carey. The main holdout? Singer Manyard James Keenan, who’s enjoyed […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 7th, 2017: A Walk With Love and New Music

Posted by on July 7, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new studio releases from Melvins and Orden Ogan, and a live Blind Guardian album too. If you would like to check out last week’s releases you can do so here. You can also […]

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Melvins purchase The Mickey Mouse Club and more at Amoeba Music

Posted by on June 1, 2017

Over the last few months, we have seen what’s in Pentagram’s Bobby Liebling, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, and Behemoth’s Nergal’s bag in Amoeba Music series, “What’s In My Bag?” In a new episode, we get to see what the Melvin’s purchased. Every item they picked will surprise you including pieces from the Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, […]

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Crystal Fairy’s title track has us psyched for the rest of the album

Posted by on January 24, 2017

The Melvins are never hurting for inspiration. Over the last 30 years, they’ve released 25 albums, a handful of EPs, and have collaborated with countless other bands. On February 24th, yet another Melvins collaboration will see the light of day as Crystal Fairy is released. Featuring Melvins’ Buzz Osbourne and Dale Crover, along with Le […]

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The Melvins are in the holiday spirit this year

Posted by on December 1, 2016

Amazon re-launched their Indie for the Holidays playlist which is compiled by covers performed by supposed underground stars. The Melvins have crept in on this list as they recorded their own version of “Carol of the Bells.” According to Stereogum, King Buzzo himself described this classic as, “The song has scared us since we were […]

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Metal by Numbers: Hey Baby… metal

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, well technically, the biggest selling rock/metal act of the week is Black Stone Cherry, whose butt-rock debut for Mascot landed them the #15 current album in the country, but just behind them by […]

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Melvins team with Le Butcherettes again for “Rebel Girl” cover

Posted by on September 22, 2015

Sludge rock legends the Melvins teamed up with vocalist Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes to record a cover of “Rebel Girl,” from Bikini Kill’s 1993 album, Pussy Whipped. The track comes from the Joyful Noise “Almost Live” series, which features limited edition singles recorded at their Indianapolis-based performance space. “Each release in the series is cut on the spot using a […]

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