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New Music: Melvins – “Carol of the Bells” Cover

Bringing good cheer the only way the Melvins know how, the veteran rock band has released an intense and unrelenting cover of "Carol of the Bells."
Josh Rosenberg / December 1, 2016

SPIN Metal Report: Vektor Deliver Neo-Thrash’s Masterpiece and Inter Arma Explore Outer Space

For a genre whose fans are so often labeled (sometimes rightly) as rigid constructionists, metal’s last few years have been marked by an unprecedented burst…
Colin Joyce / July 29, 2016

Melvins Frontman Is Pissed That Dave Grohl Blew Off Planned Collaboration

According to Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne, Dave Grohl proposed that a mini-Nirvana reunion occur on the sludge-punk pioneers' upcoming album Basses Loaded. Krist Novoselic contributed to the LP,…
James Grebey / March 7, 2016

Lou Barlow Shares Unreleased Recordings Featuring the Melvins’ Dale Crover

Lou Barlow has hinted over the years at a collaboration with Melvins drummer Dale Crover and Folk Implosion guitarist Imaad Wasif, but until today there…
Colin Joyce / May 3, 2015

It’s 2014 and KISS is Unexpectedly, Inexplicably Everywhere

Somehow 2014 has turned into the year of KISS. Perhaps sparked by their joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and turning The Tonight Show…
Colin Stutz / July 17, 2014

Tool and Melvins Members Cameo in OFF!’s ‘Red White and Black’ Video

Back in February, we learned OFF! hate hippies, cops, and happiness. Now, the punk supergroup led by FLAG's Keith Morris has a new target of…
Dan Reilly / April 15, 2014

Melvins Invite Apocalypse in Cartoon ‘Warhead’ Video

The Melvins have dropped a video for "Warhead," a fire-bombing salvo found on the sludge-metal vets' 2013 covers album, Everybody Loves Sausages. Speaking to SPIN…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2014

Shirley Temple Was Only Two Degrees Removed From Kurt Cobain

Legendary entertainer Shirley Temple Black passed away at the age of 85 on February 10. She died of natural causes and was survived by three…
Chris Martins / February 12, 2014

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Cut Copy, Melvins, Luscious Jackson, and More

Happy Halloween! Treat yourself with new albums by Cut Copy, Melvins, Luscious Jackson, the Sounds, and more. Find links to free streams below. 1) Cut Copy,…
Kyle McGovern / October 31, 2013

Hear a Track from the Melvins’ ‘Tres Cabrones’ an LP-Length Reunion of Some 1983-Era Buddies

The ever-restless Melvins are returning for their, oh, lets say 22nd studio album, Tres Cabrones. The quirky, rubbery, album finds King Buzzo reuniting with original Melvins…
SPIN Staff / September 19, 2013

SPIN’s 50 Fall Albums That You Gotta Hear

School is back in session. The crops are being gathered. The pigskin ritual is afoot. And once again, we await the return of the Great…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2013

Melvins Show Ruined by Dude Who Was ‘Tripping Balls’

The Melvins abruptly ended their August 19 gig in Vancouver, Canada after someone in the crowd pelted frontman Buzz Osborne with a plastic cup. After…
Kyle McGovern / August 23, 2013

Stream Dumb Numbers’ Swooning Feedback-Pop Self-Titled Debut Album

Australian songwriter Adam Harding writes songs with the bubblegaze hooks of 4AD dream-pop and the cuddlebug sludge of Bleach-era Nirvana, both on display on his self-titled…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 5, 2013

Stream Melvins Covers Album ‘Everybody Loves Sausages’ With King Buzzo Commentary

The Melvins aren't exactly paragons of continuity. Over 30 years they've released 21-or-so albums and are constantly exploring the winding alleyways that go far beyond…
Josh Stillman / April 23, 2013

Melvins Pay Tribute to Tales of Terror With Morbid, Sludgy ‘Romance’ Cover

The Melvins are set to take on tunes from David Bowie, Roxy Music, the Kinks, and the Jam on their upcoming, cameo-filled covers album, Everybody Loves…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2013
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