Friday May 31
The Melvins: just passing through Columbus between metal festivals
As the Melvins prepare to celebrate their 30th anniversary with a five week tour they passed through Columbus to play one of three one-off shows scheduled between the Maryland Deathfest , and the Scion Rock Fest .
Friday May 31
Melvins w/Cy Barkley and the Way Outsiders at Third Man Records, 5/30/2013
Earplugs were the hot commodity last night at Jack White's Third Man Records, where avant-sludge alt-rock journeymen the Melvins treated a couple hundred lucky fans to a trance-inducing, hour-long set of punishing volume, pummeling drumming and menacing grunge-metal riffage, which the band cut live to acetate for future release.
Boris: Show Preview
Formed in the early '90s, when guitarist Wata, bassist/guitarist Takeshi, and drummer Atsuo met while attending a Tokyo art school, the Japanese experimentalists in Boris have traveled a bewildering path from their early roots as drone/doom merchants.
Melvins: Everybody Loves Sausages [Reviews]
Released: Apr 30, 2013 Genre: Experimental Rock, Covers Label: Ipecac Number Of Tracks: 13 These aren't your average cover songs, but at the same time, Melvins aren't what you would call an average band.
Why the Melvins Are Guitar Music's Best and Most Bizarre Unifier
Even if their new album is a throwaway, over the past four decades no one has fused rock's ironic swagger with metal's sludgy nihilism the way the Melvins have.