the melvins

Matt Cameron’s New Project Aims to Make Up for a Lost Year

Matt Cameron expected to be on the road with Pearl Jam for most of 2020. In March, the band released Gigaton, their first new…
Daniel Kohn / December 18, 2020

Hear King Buzzo’s Sinister New Song ‘Delayed Clarity’

Buzz Osborne has unleashed the final preview of his upcoming second album, Gift of Sacrifice. The pioneering Melvins frontman, recording under the name King Buzzo, released…
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2020

Melvins and Mudhoney Cover Black Flag and Neil Young on New EP

Members of the Melvins and Mudhoney have joined forces for a new EP titled White Lazy Boy. On the four-song collection, which was released last week…
Daniel Kohn / June 16, 2020

Krist Novoselic, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, and Mike Watt All Play on the Same New Album

It's possible you've never heard of the psych band Anywhere, or of Christian Eric Beaulieu, the songwriter and guitarist who leads it. But it seems pretty…
Andy Cush / May 3, 2018

The Melvins Announce New Album and North American Tour

Sludge-rock veterans the Melvins have apparently borrowed a page from the Ned's Atomic Dustbin playbook and added a second bassist to their forthcoming album Pinkus…
Maggie Serota / February 12, 2018

The Melvins – “What’s Wrong With You”

Not long after last year's Basses Loaded, alt rock legends the Melvins are releasing a double album A Walk With Love & Death via Ipecac Recordings. The debut single, "What's Wrong With You," features…
Emma May / June 23, 2017

Tool Announce Massive Summer Concert With Primus, the Melvins, and the Crystal Method

Last week, Tool shared a mysterious teaser image with the date "6-24," which many assumed might be related to a new album. It is, instead, the day that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 11, 2017

Hear a New Song From the Melvins/At the Drive-In Supergroup Crystal Fairy

Crystal Fairy, a new band comprising Omar Rodriguez-Lopez of At the Drive in and The Mars Volta, Buzz Osbourne and Dale Crover of the Melvins,…
Andy Cush / December 8, 2016

Ty Segall Started a Band Called Broken Bat With the Melvins’ Dale Crover

The ever-prolific Ty Segall has had a pretty slow year so far by his standards. Save for an acoustic tour and a January 7-inch, the former…
Colin Joyce / July 2, 2015

Buzz Osborne Expands on ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Criticism

The Melvins' Buzz Osborne has already made his feelings on Brett Morgen's breakthrough rock-doc, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, known via a recent Talkhouse essay,…
Rachel Brodsky / June 11, 2015

The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Says 90 Percent of ‘Montage of Heck’ Is ‘Bullshit’

The vast majority of responses to Brett Morgen's Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck was overwhelmingly positive, but at least one person did not have a "euphoric"
Harley Brown / June 6, 2015

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

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

Brooklyn Bash: The Melvins and Baroness Hit the House of Vans

Metal mavericks Baroness and the Melvins stomped into Brooklyn's House of Vans on Wednesday night for an evening of earthquake guitar and stomping rhythm. Check…
Krista Schlueter / August 1, 2013
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