Tag Archives: The Melvins

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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Find out how much Vans Warped Tour, Atreyu, The Melvins, and more made on the road.

Posted by on July 9, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This time, we decided to pick random bands that we believe you may […]

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Buzz Osborne is no fan of Montage of Heck

Posted by on June 8, 2015

Melvins’ Buzz Osborne (and friend to the late Kurt Cobain of Nirvana) watched the new HBO Documentary, “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” twice and he’s saying, “90% of (it) is bullshit.” In a blog post on The Talkhouse, Osborne tore the flick apart, saying that he, “found it to be mostly misguided fiction.” More of Osborne’s writing from The Talkhouse: “I know […]

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Melvins have been promoted to Captain Comedown

Posted by on May 20, 2015

Sludge vetarans, Melvins, will release a split with Le Bucherettes titled Chaos as Usual on CD and 10″ vinyl format and to tease it, they unveiled their side of the split with the song “Captain Comedown” which features Pinkus from Butthole Surfers on bass. The song is a heavy stomping display of slow doomy riffage that moves […]

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