Tag: Melvins

SLAYER To Play First 2012 Show in London

Slayer will be heading to London to play it’s first official show of 2012 at the “I’ll Be Your Mirror” Festival on May 25-27 at the Alexandra Palace.  Slayer has promised to play their legendary Reign In Blood in full at the show. Opening for Slayer will be Sleep and The Melvins.  The other two nights …

HIGH ON FIRE Stranded in New Zealand Due to Earthquake

Oakland metal band High on Fire happened to be in Christchurch, New Zealand, when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the region on Tuesday, killing dozens of people. According to the New Zealand music site Under the Radar, the band — which just embarked on a tour with The Melvins after playing a packed show at …

The Melvins’ January Residency at Spaceland

The Melvins perform each Friday throughout January at Spaceland (Silver Lake, Calif.) with a different set and featured albums including the band’s current line-up, a 1983 incarnation with Mike Dillard and several albums in their entirety. The band’s most recent release, The Bride Screamed Murder, was released by Ipecac Recordings in June.  A limited edition …

MELVINS: Finally Chart After 26 Years…

Rock act MELVINS finally made their grand entrance into the Billboard Top 200 – after 26 years. MELVINS achieved this feat by selling just 2,809 copies of The Bride Screamed Murder, their 19th album. With another 2,000 units, they would have breached the top half of the chart. Exactly five years ago, the threshold for …

Shrinebuilder Announces Baltimore Date

SHRINEBUILDER announces Baltimore date: November 13 — Baltimore, MD @ Sonar The highly anticipated SHRINEBUILDER full-length features the patented skills of Scott Kelly of NEUROSIS, Dale Crover of MELVINS, Scott “Wino” Weinrich of ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN, and Al Cisneros of SLEEP channeling their energy into one massive culmination of spiritualized, doomed-out rock. …

The Melvins Promote “Chicken Switch” Remix Album with Free MP3

As announced earlier this summer, THE MELVINS are getting set to release Chicken Switch, their 15-track remix record, on September 29 via Ipecac Recordings. Download and share “Queen (Electroclash Remix By Panacea)” from THE MELVINS’ Chicken Switch here. For more information about the remix release, click into this article.

The Melvins to Release 15-Song Remix CD Dubbed “Chicken Switch”

THE MELVINS will release Chicken Switch, a 15-song remix CD with a twist, on September 29 via Ipecac Recordings. Unlike usual remix cds where the remixer is given a single track to work with, for Chicken Switch each remixer was given a full album to work with and pull from to create their track (and …

The Accused Sign To Southern Lord Records, Hit The Studio

Southern Lord Records is pleased to announce the signing of legendary Seattle splatter rock kings THE ACCUSED! Said label head Greg Anderson: “The Accused and guitarist Tommy Niemeyer were basically responsible for turning me onto hardcore/punk and underground metal. If it wasn’t for me witnessing The Accused slay the audience — and me – in 1985 I …

The Melvins Turning 25, Announce Four Special Shows

THE MELVINS are turning twenty five and marking the occasion with a group of celebratory shows set for mid-May in New York, Boston, Chicago and Austin. The four shows will be an “evening with” the band and feature a first set with the original line-up of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover (on bass) and original drummer …

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