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Melvins ‘Basses Loaded’ 2016

9th May 2017 at 6:31 pm

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(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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John Reppion Reflects On The Year That Was 2014

31st December 2014 at 10:38 am

Black Shuck - John Reppion

2014 has been my first full year of writing for The Sleeping Shaman. I say “full year” when really I’ve typed up about one thing a month so I’m not exactly churning stuff out. Still, it’s been fun and a welcome opportunity to find…
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Melvins ‘Hold It In’ CD/DD 2014

10th December 2014 at 9:42 am

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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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Noisey Presents NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou Episode 1

24th September 2014 at 5:56 pm

NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou

Noisey, the music arm of VICE, is proud to present NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou, episode 1. A seven-part series examining the people and the culture that helped foster bands like Down, EyeHateGod, Crowbar, and so many others, episode 1…
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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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Melvins ‘Tres Cabrones’ CD/DD 2013

19th November 2013 at 8:53 am

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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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The MELVINS Premiere ‘City Dump’ Via The Quietus; Tres Cabrones Pre-Orders Available

9th October 2013 at 10:56 am

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Time for another audible insight into the MELVINS ‘ brand new album, Tres Cabrones, as we share “City Dump“, “a typically juddering slice of guitars dredged from the sewers and rock-solid drumming”, so say The Quietus who have premiered the track this week at…
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