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Melvins: Ozma (Tupelo TUPLP 7)****

Review by Paul Elliott, Sounds, 20 January 1990

The perfect kiss-off ...

Melvins: Ozma (Boner advance tape, import) KKKK

Review by Steffan Chirazi, Kerrang!, 3 March 1990

I WAS recently discussing, with Bill Ward, how sad it is that everything recorded these days is stuffed choc full of gizmotry and is often ...

Mudhoney, the Melvins: Hollywood Live, Hollywood CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 24 July 1990

Mudhoney's Roar of Confusion ...

Nirvana, The Melvins, Dwarves, The Derelicts: Motorsports International Garage, Seattle

Live Review by Keith Cameron, Sounds, 13 October 1990

The American Uncivil War ...

Seattle: Grunge City

Report and Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 16 April 1992

For real rockers Seattle is the ultimate wet dream. By Michael Azerrad ...

The Melvins: Slacking Toward Platinum

Report and Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, L.A. Weekly, 17 June 1993

The Melvins and Kurt are asleep at the wheel of fortune ...

A Melvins Primer

Profile and Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, 2 October 1993

Once, MELVINS were the loudest, heaviest and slowest band on the Pacific West Coast, loved by few, feared by many. For years, they devastated audiences ...

The Melvins: Gods of Thunder!

Interview by Steffan Chirazi, Kerrang!, 8 January 1994

They're buddies of Kiss' Gene Simmons, and Kurt Cobain! They're fans of Venom and Judas Priest! And they rock hard! They are MELVINS! STEFFAN CHIRAZI worships the new Metal Gods! ...

Melvins, Napalm Death: Garage, London

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, 21 May 1994

THIS MUCH we know: having long since rejected such trifling notions as tunes, melody and coherent vocals, Napalm Death have concentrated their efforts on creating ...

Melvins: Nude With Boots

Review by Ned Raggett, The Quietus, 20 June 2008

THE BAND that Melvins most resemble is, of course, Sparks. Admittedly Buzz Osbourne and Dale Crover aren't brothers and haven't scored a clutch of epochally ...

The Melvins: No Regrets

Report and Interview by Steve LaBate, Paste, 11 June 2012

On the cusp of their 30th anniversary, the Godfathers of Grunge are too busy for nostalgia trips. Inside Atlanta's The Loft — a barely lit, industrial ...

An appreciation of the Melvins

Comment by Everett True, Music That I Like, 10 February 2016

NOTE: This was originally written for a Russian publication as a review of the Melvins' 2014 album Hold It In. I was trying to write ...

Melvins: El Club, Detroit

Live Review by Jacob Paul Nielsen, Magnet, 11 July 2022

BUZZ OSBORNE, Dale Crover and Steve McDonald will not care about this review. ...

A Conversation With the Melvins

Interview by Jacob Paul Nielsen, Magnet, 20 December 2022

The Melvins just finished a lengthy U.S. tour in support of Bad Mood Rising, their first LP on Amphetamine Reptile in 25 years. MAGNET caught ...


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