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The Queen Covers: 8 Worthy Tributes To Freddie Mercury & Co.

Forty years ago this week, Queen released Jazz, an album that gave us "Don't Stop Me Now," "Fat Bottomed Girls," and Dave Marsh's notorious Rolling
Nate Patrin | November 5, 2018 - 12:47 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Irony has claimed a lot of casualties over the years, but it's just about time to examine whether alt-rock's fate as one of them was…
Nate Patrin | July 13, 2017 - 12:20 pm

Trackspotting

The Best Soundtrack Moments Of February 2014: True Detective, The Americans, Guardians Of The Galaxy, & More

Last month, I lead into this saying how January has a bad reputation for new movies. But it's really February that's the wasteland, where we're…
Ryan Leas | February 27, 2014 - 1:53 pm

More Melvins stories

Melvins – “Embrace The Rub” Video

Washington State grunge punk band Melvins have come back from their Crystal Fairy project to release a proper new Melvins album. The forthcoming LP features…
Sophie Israelsohn | March 28, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Melvins – “Stop Moving To Florida”

Last year, Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, the two longtime members of the legendary Pacific Northwest fuzz-rock institution Melvins, formed a side project called Crystal…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 10:32 am

Watch Fantômas Play At Tool’s Festival

Last month, Faith No More frontman Mike Patton announced that he had teamed up with former drummer Dave Lombardo, his old bandmate in the deranged-film-music…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2017 - 11:22 am

Crystal Fairy – “Crystal Fairy”

The new underground rock supergroup Crystal Fairy boasts a deeply impressive lineup: longtime Melvins Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, At The Drive-In/Mars Volta co-frontman Omar…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2017 - 1:40 pm

Crystal Fairy – “Chiseler”

Longtime Melvins co-leaders Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover recently formed Crystal Fairy, a new band that also includes At The Drive-In/Mars Volta brainiac Omar Rodríguez-López…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2016 - 12:29 pm

Premiere

Melvins – “Carol Of The Bells” & Los Campesinos! – “When Christmas Comes (Boxing Day Version)”

Amazon is bringing back its Indie For The Holidays playlist this season, with a new round of Christmas classics reimagined by underground stars. This year's…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2016 - 9:48 am

Crystal Fairy – “Drugs On The Bus”

New supergroup alert! Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, both of whom have spent decades as the core of fuzz-rock legends the Melvins, have teamed up…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2016 - 10:34 am

Nocturnal Habits – “Good Grief”

For many years, Justin Trosper and Sara Lund helped shaped the face of underground rock as members of Olympia post-hardcore band Unwound. Trosper went solo…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2016 - 12:17 pm

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm

Watch Melvins Get Animated On Cartoon Network’s Uncle Grandpa

Melvins guest star in a forthcoming episode of Cartoon Network's animated show Uncle Grandpa, which airs 8/4. In the episode, Lizzy's band bails on her…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 29, 2016 - 10:03 am

Melvins – “I Want To Tell You” (The Beatles Cover)

Sludge-rock overlords Melvins are planning to release Basses Loaded, their latest album-length experiment. On this one, they're teaming up with a whole pile of guest…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2016 - 2:09 pm

Melvins – “Take Me Out To The Ballgame”

Hey, it's baseball season! To celebrate, Pacific Northwestern sludge-rock legends Melvins have released their own discomfiting version of the old standard "Take Me Out To…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2016 - 9:40 am

Melvins – “Hideous Woman”

Sludge gods Melvins are going to release a new album next month: Three Men And A Baby, a full-length collaboration with former godheadSilo member Mike…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2016 - 11:57 am
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