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Buzzo on the music industry: ‘We’re fucked!’

Buzz’s “fuck you” exhortation was, oddly enough, aimed at his fans, but more specifically those who want to take from him without giving.

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 03, 2011
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Melvins' King Buzzo sludges it out

"I have always assumed that I have good taste," explains Buzzo. "So if I like what I do, other people will like it, right?"
Noise solution
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 03, 2011

Photos: Isis and the Melvins at the Paradise

Isis and the Melvins, live from the Paradise, on June 21, 2010
Isis and the Melvins at the Paradise | June 21, 2010
By BRYAN MASTERGEORGE  |  June 25, 2010

Mission accomplished

After 13 years, singer/guitarist Aaron Turner and the band (all New England kids except Ohio native Meyer) have announced that they're packing it in.
Isis call it quits with a last-hurrah tour
By MATT PARISH  |  June 18, 2010

Dethklok: Even Better Than The Real Thing

Heavy metal’s primary contradiction: given a fanbase that is often concerned with detecting what is and isn't "real" metal, so much of what constitutes "real" "metal" is made up of 100-percent pure fantasy.
With Mastodon, Converge, and High on Fire, live at the House of Blues, October 28, 2009
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 30, 2009
Melvins 25th Anniversary

Melvins 25th Anniversary

In 2005, sludge-metal rockers the Melvins performed Houdini for All Tomorrow’s Parties “Don’t Look Back” series. Now they’re trotting out the album once again to...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 13, 2009


Glacial tensions

A few weeks ago, Summerduck — a new band led by Farhad Ebrahimi (bassist for the sadly defunct Night Rally) — walked in and turned the place into a cathedral.
The slow, brute force of Summerduck
By MATT PARISH  |  February 02, 2009

Thaww, yeah

Ah, wintertime. It's dark, it's cold, it seems like you might lose a few extremities to frostbite on the way to the club. You know what? Just go for it.
Local CDs to help you make it until spring
By MATT PARISH  |  December 29, 2008

VIDEO: Melvins at the Paradise

Part 1 of 2: Melvins at the Paradise, August 9, 2008

K. Bonami shot some clandestine vid of the epic Melvins gig at the Paradise over the weekend. Clickage above, and one more after the jump. Also, if you haven't already, we highly suggest reading the interview we did this week with King Buzzo's wife, Mackie: clearly, indie-metal fans, someone needs to put together a reality show. The Osbornes, anyone?

By Carly Carioli  |  August 11, 2008

Can you feel my love, Buzz?

A chat with Mackie Osborne
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  August 08, 2008

Unstoppable force

“Basically it’s like, if you get what we’re doing, then no explanation is necessary, and if you don’t, then no explanation is possible.”
The sludgy juggernaut of the Melvins
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  August 04, 2008



Hey Melvins, a question.
Nude with Boots | Ipecac
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 29, 2008