The Melvins

Weekly Update 11-Sept-2017

Things are moving so slowly in Tool land at the moment, I’ve run out of material (and motivation) for regular posts.  So while Tool are in stealth mode (likely for the rest of the year I expect) rather than bombarding you with with stuff that is only somewhat interesting, I’ll do a weekly update.  This update will include Tool related stuff, relevant side projects, and even a few updates from… Read More »Weekly Update 11-Sept-2017

New Melvins album, interview and tour dates

It’s all go for the Melvins at the moment, with a new album just released, a cool interview with Buzz and Mackie Osborne as well as tour dates for Australia and Europe. Firstly, their latest album A Walk with Love & Death is now out via Ipecac Recordings.  This time around it features Steven McDonald from Redd Kross on Bass.  The first disc Death is somewhat traditional Melvins-fare, however the second; Love is a… Read More »New Melvins album, interview and tour dates

King Buzzo hints at 12 minute Tool songs

King Buzzo had a chat with Team Rock lately about his favorite Melvins albums, and while talking about Stoner Witch, had the following to say about the new Tool album: The Stoner Witch record was the middle record of the three that we did with Atlantic. It wasn’t the best selling record from that time; Houdini was the best selling one but that was actually my least favourite of the… Read More »King Buzzo hints at 12 minute Tool songs

The Melvins hit the road with Napalm Death and Melt Banana

The Melvins will be hitting the road in March, April and May 2016 for the Savage Imperial Death March Tour. It has a massive lineup including grindcore legends Napalm Death and Japanese noise rock band Melt Banana. There are dates all across the US, with a few in Canada as well. It’s a fantastic lineup, and I recommend you check it out if it hits your town! March 26 Phoenix,… Read More »The Melvins hit the road with Napalm Death and Melt Banana

The Melvins – Across The USA In 51 Days DVD

The Melvins have a new DVD out soon, and its called Across The USA in 51 Days. It will be available via Ipecac Recordings on November 13, 2015. Here’s a description: In 2012 the Melvins set a world record by traveling around the USA, playing all 50 states plus Washington DC in 51 days! This proves it. This DVD is a record of their travel shot entirely on mobile phones.… Read More »The Melvins – Across The USA In 51 Days DVD

The Colossus of Destiny Kickstarter

The guys making the Melvins documentary The Colossus of Destiny have started Kickstarter project in order to get the movie over the line. There are a bunch of Melvins related rewards including copies of the movie, shirts, posters and even an Executive Producer role. Head on over to the site to take a look. Here’s another trailer for the film featuring many celebrities:

The Colossus of Destiny – A Melvins Tale

Details have emerged of a documentary about The Melvins: The Colossus of Destiny – A Melvins Tale. There is a blurb on their website, but due to some really shitty HTML I’m unable to copy and paste it easily. Essentially this is described as “an up to date visual documentation and celebration of the band The Melvins”. Going by some of the screenshots on the site it appears it will… Read More »The Colossus of Destiny – A Melvins Tale

Melvins and Meshuggah announce new releases

The Melvins and Meshuggah have plenty in common. They both have toured with Tool. They both have great drummers. They both start with the letter M. And they both recently announced a new release. Firstly, The Melvins have announced a new album called Hold It In set for release on October 14. The album features Buzz and Dale as usual, but rather than the usual four-piece, they are joined by… Read More »Melvins and Meshuggah announce new releases

King Buzzo solo acoustic tour hits Australia

Excellent news for Melvins fans this morning, with King Buzzo announcing he’s bringing his acoustic live show to Australia for a series of dates in August. From Frontier Touring: Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce that rock’n’roll royalty Buzz Osborne, King Buzzo is headed to Australia with a ten-date solo acoustic tour of Australia this August! With a career spanning 31 years, 30 albums, and over 2,000 live performances, this… Read More »King Buzzo solo acoustic tour hits Australia