Any concerns that Buzz Osborne’s solo acoustic album, ‘This Machine Kills Artists,’ released earlier this year, might see the Melvins going soft are alleviated just seconds into the band’s new record, as the group tears into the grungey groove of “Bride of Crankenstein.” The heavy is here in abundance, but the group’s first album as […]
Some will forever blame grunge for, at least temporarily, killing thrash and glam metal in the ’90s. Others credit it for welcoming in a nu wave of alternative rock and metal. No matter how you look at it, grunge was a revolutionary form of heaviosity that resonated hard with a generation (and generations after) and […]
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Melvins mastermind Buzz Osborne says he has “no interest in sounding like a crappy version of James Taylor or a half-assed version of Woody Guthrie,” on his acoustic solo debut. Sure enough, This Machine Kills Artists is neither crappy nor half-assed, though the title does reference the famous words Guthrie painted on his guitar in […]
In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Dream Theater to the top spot, for their album Live At Luna Park DVD. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Dream Theater – Live At Luna Park DVD 2. Impending Doom – Death Will Reign 3. Stryper – No More Hell To […]
This week sees new shit from Dream Theater, Lita Ford, The Melvins, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times […]
Not only is Josh Graham the frontman of acclaimed NYC post-metal outfit A Storm of Light–who just released their new album, Nations to Flames–but he’s also an in-demand graphic designer perhaps best known in metal circles for his work with Neurosis. With that in mind, we asked to select and discuss some of the designers […]
The Melvins have announced that their upcoming fall tour will attempt to jettison them into the Guinness Book of World Records as having played the fastest tour of the U.S. by any band. The band’s 51-day tour features dates in all 50 states as well as Washington D.C., and will kick off September 5 in […]