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Melvins ‘Basses Loaded’ 2016

9th May 2017 at 6:31 pm

Melvins

(The) Melvins are, and have been for a long, long time now, Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover. Everyone else just kind of rolls in and out from album to tour to next album in a very fluid way. Basses Loaded takes that to a…
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Melvins ‘Hold It In’ CD/DD 2014

10th December 2014 at 9:42 am

Melvins

No one can deny that the Melvins are prolific, and newest offering Hold It In is in fact the 24th studio album that Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover’s distinctive and influential outfit have released since their formation in 1983. 24 studio albums doesn’t account…
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MELVINS Reveal New Track Sesame Street Meat From New Album Hold It In

27th September 2014 at 1:00 pm

Melvins - Photo by Mackie Osborne

In anticipation of its October 13th release via Ipecac Recordings, another track has been unleashed from Hold It In, the latest studio album from The MELVINS, featuring Butthole Surfers players JD Pinkus and Paul Leary. Fans will surely devour Sesame Street Meat which nods…
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MELVINS: New Track Brass Cupcake Revealed With New Line Up Featuring Butthole Surfers Stalwarts JD Pinkus & Paul Leary

28th August 2014 at 12:32 pm

Melvins - Photo by Mackie Osborne

The ever prolific Melvins return with Hold It In, their first studio album as a quartet since 2010′s The Bride Screamed Murder. Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song album are Butthole Surfers’ guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus….
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The MELVINS Return With A Brand New Album ‘Hold It In’ To Be Released 13 October Via Ipecac Recordings

1st August 2014 at 11:30 am

Melvins - Photo by Mackie Osborne

The ever prolific Melvins return with Hold It In, their first studio album as a quartet since 2010’s The Bride Screamed Murder. Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song album are Butthole Surfers’ guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus….
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King Buzzo ‘This Machine Kills Artists’ CD/DD 2014

11th July 2014 at 12:22 pm

King Buzzo

The lilting strum of a soft-toned acoustic guitar breaks the pregnant hush as a beautifully soulful bird-like cooing voice ascends the scales, running the gamut of musical notes available to the human larynx, accompanied by the gentle tap-tap-shake of a tambourine that………….BWAH-HA-HA-HA-HA, I’m sorry,…
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Buzz Osborne Releases Debut Solo Album ‘This Machine Kills Artists’ Via Ipecac On June 2nd

18th March 2014 at 3:15 pm

Buzz Osborne - Photo by Mackie Osborne

Buzz Osborne, the legendary progenitor who has helmed the Melvins for thirty plus years, releases his debut solo full-length album, This Machine Kills Artists, on June 2 via Ipecac Recordings. “I have no interest in sounding like a crappy version of James Taylor or…
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Bohren & Der Club Of Gore ‘Piano Nights’ CD/LP/DD 2014

12th March 2014 at 9:55 am

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

“The dame in the black dress took a last drag against her rouged red lips, finished her drink, took the cigarette from its holder and stubbed it in the ash tray before making her way to the door. She opened it, stepping into the…
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BOHREN & DER CLUB OF GORE: New Album ‘Piano Nights’ Incoming, London Live Date Announced + Video Footage Revealed

7th February 2014 at 2:33 pm

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

The sublime slowness which has propelled BOHREN & DER CLUB OF GORE for over 20 years is in good health. Returning with the suggestively titled Piano Nights, BOHREN… have not departed from their approach, yet in its title, much is revealed about the content. In…
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Melvins ‘Tres Cabrones’ CD/DD 2013

19th November 2013 at 8:53 am

Melvins

We go waaaaaay back, me and these here good ol’ Melvins boys, but not half as far back as the lineup on Tres Cabrones does: all the way back to 1983, in fact, with a lineup that is “as close we’re willing to get…
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