Buzz Osborne Is Already Over His New Solo Album

Gift of Sacrifice, the second solo effort from Melvins leader Buzz Osborne, is technically a brand new album. But for its creator, it’s already obsolete. …
Robert Ham / August 14, 2020

The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne to Release Second Solo Album Gift of Sacrifice

It's been six years since Buzz Osborne released a solo album under the name King Buzzo. But The Melvins frontman is back out on his…
SPIN Staff / February 25, 2020

Melvins – “Stop Moving To Florida”

Melvins are back with a new song from their forthcoming album Pinkus Abortion Technician out this spring. Titled "Stop Moving To Florida," the song is…
Rob Arcand / February 19, 2018

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

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
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