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Tag Archives: Buzz Osbourne

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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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 to ‘Hold It In’ this October; Butthole Surfers to assist

Posted by on July 29, 2014

The Melvins are never one to rest on their laurels, or keep the same lineup for that matter. Now they’re returning with their first album as a quartet for the first time in four years. Hold it In will, as usual, feature King Buzzo and Dale Crover. However, they’ll be joined this time by two Butthole […]

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Melvins’ Buzz Osbourne talks about getting song on ‘True Detective’

Posted by on April 28, 2014

McConaughey. Harrelson. Melvins. It’s a dream team, really. Those that watched HBO’s True Detective earlier this year were probably very excited to hear Melvins’ “A History of Bad Men” in an episode of the show (the same one that also featured Sleep and Primus). In an interview with Indianapolis’ Nuvo, Buzz Osbourne explained that while he hadn’t […]

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Watch Melvins Cover Butthole Surfers while giving away ice cream

Posted by on August 9, 2013

The AV Club’s Undercover series will probably forever be known to metalheads as where we got to see GWAR cover Kansas‘ “Carry on Wayward Son.” It’s kind of hard to up the ante of cramming GWAR in full costume into a tiny studio to cover a classic rock song, but they might have just done […]

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Melvins’ Buzz Osbourne Declares Tour With White Zombie As “Worst Touring Experience”

Posted by on September 24, 2012

Rob Zombie has always looked back fondly at White Zombie’s 1995 tour with the Melvins. Apparently, though, the feeling isn’t mutual. Frontman Buzz Osbourne has been chronicling the sludge legends’ 51 Days tour in a blog diary for SPIN. And in his latest entry, Osbourne recalls why the White Zombie tour was his worst touring […]

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Melvins (Lite) Releasing A New Album This June

Posted by on February 20, 2012

As if this year wasn’t already jam packed with highly anticipated releases, the Melvins have announced details regarding a new album. Titled Freak Puke, the record will be released on June 5 via Ipecac Records. However, Freak Puke is slightly different from the sludge rock band’s previous 20 albums. This album will actually be released […]

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Melvins’ ‘Bride’ Is Their First Billboard Debut Ever

Posted by on June 10, 2010

You’d think over the course of 26 years, a major label and influence that looms over bands like Mastodon and Tool, the Melvins would have cracked the Billboard 200 by now. However, due to their consistent cult-like fan base and declining album sales all around, the 2,809 copies of The Bride Screamed Murder that they […]

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