Posted May 23, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Later this year The Melvins and Redd Kross will embark on a 10-week tour, joined by Shitkid, for the full run. “Redd Kross and ShitKid ... read more
Posted April 6, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
A recent press release highlights the 20th anniversary of Ipecac Recordings, founded in 1999 by Mike Patton and Greg Werchman. In the ensuing years, the ... read more
Posted April 7, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Wondering what's going on with the always-productive Melvins? They've just unleased the video for "Embrace the Rub" to the world, giving a taste of their new album Pinkus Abortion Technician, releasing on April 20 (Ipecac Recordings). The song itself has shades of 1980s punk and is just a minute and a ... read more
Posted Jan. 9, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
The Melvins are becoming one of the most prolific bands of any in recent memory. One could speculate on the reasons for this, but ultimately ... read more
Posted June 2, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
With new album Basses Loaded out tomorrow on Ipecac, the Melvins are streaming the new bass and baseball themed record at MLB.com. Shortly after the release, ... read more
Posted Jan. 10, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Reptilian and Boner Records will jointly release a new self-titled debut from Cornelius Asperger and the Bi-Curious Unicorns, a band that includes vocalist Sammytown (Fang) ... read more
Posted Dec. 1, 2015, 8:18 p.m.
Napalm Death and the Melvins have announced the six-week Savage Imperial Death March Tour tour across the US next spring, with Melt Banana picked as ... read more
Posted Sept. 16, 2015, 3:36 p.m.
The ever vigilant Melvins are releasing a movie. Across the USA in 51 Days: The Movie! sis scheduled to release on DVD on Nov 13, ... read more
Posted March 10, 2015, 12:39 p.m.
Raod warriors The Melvins return to the road this summer with support from Le Butcherettes. The band is also preparing a re-issue of Electroretard for June ... read more
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 11:16 a.m.
Bellringer, a trio comprised of guitarist/vocalist Mark Deutrom (ex-Melvins, Clown Alley), drummer/vocalist Craig Nichols (Dumbell, Shesus, Guided By Voices, The Breeders), and bassist/vocalist Corey Cottrell, has finished recording ... read more
Posted May 18, 2014, 2:44 p.m.
Fest 13, taking place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Gainesville, FL has announced another batch of bands to play the popular festival in Florida. Melvins, Coliseum, ... read more
Posted April 6, 2014, 10:03 a.m.
Buzz Osborne, frontman of the Melvins, has scheduled an extensive tour this summer following the release of his solo debut, This Machine Kills Artists, which ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2014, 8:21 p.m.
30 years into the Melvin's history, frontman Buzz Osborne has announced his first solo tour and solo record. The tour starts this month and his ... read more
Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 7:51 a.m.
Buzz Osborne (Melvins/Melvins Lite) SPB: After music, what other arts are of prominent interest to you? Osborne: Painting holds a deep interest with me. My ... read more
Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 7:50 a.m.
Trevor Dunn (Tomahawk, Melvins Lite, Fantomas, and formerly of Mr. Bungle) SPB: What part of your live show is the hardest on sound engineers? Dunn: ... read more
Posted July 29, 2013, 8:27 p.m.
Die Kruezen, Hepa/Titus, Mudhoney, Gay Witch Abortion, Negative Approach, Honky, Melvins Grumpys Downtown Minneapolis, MN July 20, 2013 It’s a shame that Amphetamine Reptile Records quit putting out new records. The label is responsible for a lot of the noisier independent rock of the late ‘80s-‘90s. On the plus ... read more
Posted July 10, 2013, 4:56 p.m.
Ex-Melvins and Clown Alley guitarist Mark Deutrom has announced his upcoming third full-length solo effort. The new album is to be titled Brief Sensuality and Western ... read more
Posted June 8, 2013, 3:52 p.m.
We're proud to introduce a new series here at Scene Point Blank: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook or twitter and we'll post one ... read more
Posted May 4, 2013, 6:46 p.m.
Along with the upcoming covers record Everybody Loves Sausages, The Melvins are kicking off a tour to celebrate thrity years in the biz this July. ... read more
Posted April 17, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
In prep for their April 30 release of the covers album Everybody Loves Sausages, The Melvins are now streaming "Romance," a cover of Tales of Terror. ... read more
Posted Feb. 8, 2013, 7:54 p.m.
On April 30 via Ipecac Recordings, The Melvins will release a covers album titled Everybody Loves Sausages. The new album includes a variety of covers ... read more
Posted June 21, 2012, 9:45 p.m.
The Melvins have announced an ambitious tour that seeks the Guinness World Record for "first band to tour all 50 states + Washington, DC in 51 days." The tour begins in Anchorage, AK and ends in Honolulu, HI. The tour comes in the form of Melvins Lite and will be ... read more
Posted May 10, 2012, 11:11 a.m.
Melvins Lite, an abbreviated Melvins line-up and featuring Trevor Dunn on bass, have announced a tour run called Melvins Lite Canada +. The trio will ... read more
Posted March 15, 2012, 10:02 a.m.
Sponsored by Scion A/V, The Melvins have released a free EP entitled The Bulls & The Bees, available for download here. The record is the ... read more
Posted March 3, 2012, 2:18 a.m.
The Melvins, celebrating their 29th year in the business, have introduced a new, abbreviated three-piece line-up dubbed Melvins Lite. The variation features founding members Buzz ... read more
Posted May 21, 2011, 6:20 a.m.
Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover of The Melvins will be taking viewer questions in an online Q&A at Yowie.com on Tuesday May 24 at 6pm ... read more
Posted March 23, 2011, 3:39 a.m.
Official press release:The Melvins, who recently completed a sold out residency at Los Angeles' Spaceland, are taking the idea mobile with two-night stints in six ... read more
Posted Feb. 24, 2011, 9:47 a.m.
The Melvins will be releasing Sugar Daddy Live on May 31, 2011 on Ipecac Records. The album was recorded at The Busta-Guts Club in Downey, California. In additional news, the band are currently on tour in New Zealand. We are happy to report that, the band was in Christchurch when ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2011, 7:25 a.m.
Official press release:The Melvins' latest offering Sugar Daddy Live, a thirteen-track live recording, will see a May 31 release on Ipecac Recordings.Recorded at The Busta-Guts ... read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:37 a.m.
Official press release:The Melvins perform each Friday throughout January at Spaceland (Silver Lake, Calif.) with a different set and featured albums including the band's current ... read more
Posted June 14, 2010, 1:33 a.m.
Live audio streams of Isis and the Melvins‘ sets from the “Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival” have hit the net. The performances took place in Manchester, TN yesterday, June 12th. You can check out Isis‘ sethere while the Melvins‘ set can be found here. read more
Posted May 28, 2010, 9:20 a.m.
Isis’s forthcoming 12″ split release with the Melvins has been set for a July 13th release date through Hydra Head. The effort will see Isis contribute their two “Wavering Radiant” b-sides, “Way Through Woven Branches” (previously only available on the Japanese version of “Wavering Radiant“) and “The Pliable Foe” (previously ... read more
Posted April 27, 2010, 2:45 a.m.
More details have been revealed regarding Isis and Melvins‘ upcoming split release. Isis will be contributing the tracks “Way Through Woven Branches” and “The Pliable Foe“, both of which were tracked during the sessions for their latest outing, “Wavering Radiant“. Meanwhile, the Melvins will be offering alternate versions of two ... read more
Posted March 11, 2010, 10:19 p.m.
The Melvins will release their latest full-length effort, The Bride Screamed Murder, on June 1st via Ipecac Recordings. In conjunction the band will be hitting the road for a U.S. tour, with dates alongside Isis and Totimoshi. To view the dates click "read more." read more
Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 9:28 a.m.
The Melvins will release their first remix album in the form of Chicken Switch, which is due out September 29th via Ipecac Recordings. Panacea's "Queen (Electroclash Remix)" can be streamed online here. The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Washmachine Sk8tronics (Remixed By Eye Yamatsuka) 2. Emperor Twaddle Remix (Remixed By ... read more
Posted June 14, 2009, 10:53 a.m.
Down and The Melvins will be teaming up for a U.S. tour together this Fall. Dates and venues have still being worked out at this point in time. read more
Posted Sept. 11, 2008, 1:03 a.m.
The Melvins and Fantômas. Two great tastes that taste great together. This is the first visual release of this clash of the titans. Sure, they ... read more
Posted Aug. 7, 2008, 2:23 a.m.
Rogers and Hammerstein, Salieri and Mozart, DeNiro and Scorcese. What makes a great partnership? Is it differences in opinion that compliment the end result as ... read more
Posted June 29, 2008, 11:22 a.m.
The Melvins have posted the song "Kickin' Machine" from Nude with Boots online here. The album is due out July 8th via Ipecac Recordings. read more
Posted June 3, 2008, 8:16 a.m.
The Melvins will be embarking on a world tour with Big Business in support of their upcoming full-length offering, Nude with Boots, which is due out next month via Ipecac Recordings. The initial dates of the tour can be found here, with additional U.S. dates to be added, as well ... read more
Posted May 6, 2008, 3:08 p.m.
The Fantômas/Melvins Big Band Live from London 2006 DVD has been slated for an August 26th release via Ipecac Recordings. You can view the artwork online here. read more
Posted March 28, 2008, 11:12 a.m.
The Melvins will release a new full-length effort this Summer. The band has set a July 8th release for Nude With Boots via Ipecac Recordings. In other news, Ipecac will release The Fantomas/Melvins Big Band Live from London 2006 DVD in July, featuring audio commentary from Buzz, Danny DeVito, and ... read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2007, 7:09 a.m.
The Melvins will be taking to the road for a month-long tour beginning in mid-September. The band will be joined by Big Business for the run of shows, which will also feature a screening of the Purge of Dissidents DVD featuring animation by Dälek and music by Tom Hazelmeyer. To ... read more
Posted Aug. 11, 2006, 4:04 p.m.
The artwork for the upcoming full-length from The Melvins, A Senile Animal has been posted online here. The album is due out October 10th via Ipecac Recordings. read more
Posted Aug. 1, 2006, 5:48 a.m.
The Melvins will be hitting the road with Big Business for the month of September. The two bands recently recording a collaborative album, which will see a release in October through Ipecac Recordings. To view the dates, click "read more." read more
Posted May 18, 2006, 6:55 a.m.
The Melvins recently performed their classic album Houdini live in its entirety. It came out so well that Ipecac Recordings will be releasing it under the title A Live History of Gluttony and Lust. For the recording the band recruited Trevor Dunn (FantÃ´mÃ¢s, Trio Convulsant) to handle the bass duties ... read more
Posted March 12, 2006, 4:49 a.m.
A tribute to The Melvins, in theory, is a great idea. Hell, all tribute records in theory are great ideas. They pay homage to talented ... read more
Posted Jan. 17, 2006, 8:41 a.m.
The Melvins have compensated for the departure of bassist Kevin Rutmanis by adding the members of Big Business to their lineup. Acting as a four-piece, with TWO drummers, the band hopes to begin working on a new full-length in the next year and are planning a live CD which documents ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2005, 4:06 a.m.
Jello Biafra and The Melvins are heading out for a number of tourdates across the US. And opening for them will be The Melvins will also be doing a set of their own songs. Listed below are the dates for this little tour. read more
Posted Aug. 13, 2005, 2:36 a.m.
Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Isis' collaborative cover of The Melvins song "Boris" has been posted online here. The song is taken from the We Reach: The Music Of The Melvins, which will be in stores on August 23rd through Fractured Transmitter Record Co. read more
Posted July 25, 2005, 4:21 a.m.
Fractured Transmitter Record Co. has released the final tracklisting for We Reach: The Music of the Melvins. The album is due out on August 23rd. Here is how things shape up. Mare Nightgoat The Dillinger Escape Plan - Honey Bucket Mastodon - The Bit Strapping Young Lad - Zodiac ... read more
Posted May 28, 2005, 3:58 a.m.
A preliminary listing of tracks set to appear on the upcoming Melvins tribute record, We Reach: The Music Of The Melvins, has been revealed. The release is currently slated for an August 23rd release on Fractured Transmitter Record Co. Here is the tracklisting as it stands now: Mare - "Nightgoat" ... read more
Posted April 12, 2005, 6:07 a.m.
The 1983 demos from The Melvins will be released for the first time ever by Ipecac Records on May 31st. The Mangled Demos from 1983 is a collection of 44 minutes of previously unreleased Melvins material. This will be an obvious no-brainer pickup for any Melvins fan. read more
Posted Feb. 12, 2005, 6:41 a.m.
Derek Hess will be doing the cover art for We Reach: The Music Of The Melvins, which is being released by Fractured Transmitter on May 10th. Bands slated to contribute include The Dillinger Escape Plan, Meshuggah, Mastodon, Strapping Young Lad, Keelhaul, House Of Low Culture, Meatjack, Lickgoldensky, Absentee, Dog Fashion ... read more
Posted Nov. 1, 2004, 7:21 a.m.
We Reach: The Music Of The Melvins is now tentatively slated for a May 10th release date through Fractured Transmitter Record Co. The effort is to feature Melvins covers performed by The Dillinger Escape Plan, Meshuggah, Mastodon, Strapping Young Lad, Keelhaul, House Of Low Culture, Meatjack, Lickgoldensky, Absentee, Dog Fashion ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2004, 3:41 p.m.
According to a recent interview with Isis vocalist/guitarist Aaron Turner, the band is planning on releasing a split EP with The Melvins. Includes on the Isis half will be a song that was recorded for Panopticon, but was never fully finished and therefor left off the album. You can read ... read more
Posted Oct. 5, 2004, 7:20 a.m.
The Melvins have been forced to cancel the remainder of their tourdates for the rest of the year according to a recent update from Ipecac Records : "We are very sorry to say, but due to an illness in the band the Melvins have cancelled all of their scheduled dates ... read more
Posted Sept. 10, 2004, 5:14 a.m.
More news has surfaced on We Reach: The Music Of The Melvins. Fractured Transmitter Record Co. is eyeing an April 2005 release date for the album. Bands confirmed for the project include: Meshuggah, Disengage, Strapping Young Lad, Dillinger Escape Plan and Absentee. In related news, FTRC will see a worldwide ... read more
Posted July 3, 2004, 10:55 a.m.
The Melvins will be heading out on tour with Trevor Dunn's Trio Convulsant opening all dates. The North American tour dubbed "Pigs of the Roman Empire" will start in September. Dates are expected to be announced shortly. And for those on the other side of the Atlantic, European dates are ... read more
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