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 FORMAT: CD
 LABEL: Ipecac
 RELEASED: 2002
 ORIGIN: USA
 ITEM #: ATH-2098

TRACKLIST:

  1. Black Stooges
  2. Dr. Geek
  3. LittleJudas Chongo
  4. The Fool, the Meddling Idiot
  5. The Brain Center at Whipples
  6. Foaming
  7. The Anti-Vermin Seed
"This disc is a strange one to describe. You can definitely say it is both a "rocking" and "experimental" Melvins disc. There is no such thing as a standard song here as they're all really different and range from two and a half minutes to over fifteen minutes long. As I suspected, Dale just fucking kills on this thing! What is really notable is the production and mix (courtesy of Toshi Kasai) which is probably the best of any Melvins record to date. If you've ever been a fan, you should check this out. Easily the best thing they've put out since The Maggot and it's probably better than that! Everyone has their own favorite era or album of Melvins, but you would have a hard time denying this is the ultimate Melvins record."
Mr Red
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"This record is fucking brilliant. The drumming alone is worth picking this up. It sounds like Buzzo does a little more soloing than he's usually known to do, and it's fucking excellent. Way to go Melvins!"

koi
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"Best Melvins album in 10 years, maybe ever? Houdini meets The Maggot with the rest of the past 20 years sprinkled on top. Everything I love about the band is in this album."

Just-us
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Melvins: 26 Songs (CD) (Cover Art)
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26 Songs (CD)

Label: Ipecac   Origin: USA
Includes the re-release of 10 Songs plus demos and alternate recordings. 10 Songs is where it all began. The very first CD by the original purveyors of sludge, a re-release of this out of print gem has been long overdue. Considering it was recorded all the way back in 1986 to a standard 2 track analog recorder, no mixing involved, 10 Songs has dated incredibly well. The CD sounds as formidably loud and dauntingly heavy as it did the day it was rele...


Melvins: Bullhead (CD) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1991
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Bullhead (CD)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
Bullhead is a hulking pile of dense metallic fury forged in a veritable orgy of feedback experiments and pure utter dementia. It's an exercise in endurance, completely unrelenting in its resistance to accessibility. The tempos are slowed down to the point of excruciating slowness. Every note hanging for what seems like an eternity, with Buzzo and associates reveling in every second of crawling sonic bliss. Melvins' third album is power incarnate. Its sheer di...


Melvins: Dale Crover (CD EP) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1992
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Dale Crover (CD EP)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
Dale Crover has assembled a collection of mind melting hard rock. Easily the heaviest of the three solo albums and arguably the best. Although it's hard to say that for sure because each one of them has its own personality and sound. Another reviewer said it's the most accessible of the albums and I have to say that is true. The sound is probably the closest thing to any of the Melvins previous work that you are going to find on these solo projects. Just in case you...


Melvins: Eggnog (CD EP) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1991
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Eggnog (CD EP)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
For me this shall always be the perfect Melvins record. With three short whirlwind punk-metal curlicues and one massive trudge o' doom, this EP pretty much encompasses all that is great about the Melvins. There are a couple unique things about Melvins music which are on full display here. First of all, Buzzo's bizarre singing. It doesn't sound all that bizarre, but the thing is his lyrics don't make any sense. The grammar is gibberish and he makes up words. Second of...


Melvins: Houdini (CD) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1993
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Houdini (CD)

Label: Atlantic   Origin: USA
The band has lost none of their quirkiness on Houdini. The lyrics are as incomprehensible as ever and master of ceremonies King Buzzo intones them as if they were the most important words ever spoken. His raw, commanding vocal style is more rock 'n' roll than Elvis. Combined with the brutal yet charismatic drumming of Dale Crover, it sets Melvins apart from the wannabes. Melvins don't even NEED to try. Fans of records such as Stoner Witch and The Magg...


Melvins: Joe Preston (CD EP) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1992
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Joe Preston (CD EP)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
OK, this is not a conventional rock album by any means. As a matter of fact, this album merits some concentration on the part of the listener to fully "get" this one. Truthfully, it may be kind of hard the first couple of times to even listen to it. But once you find the right mood and open your ears and mind, I think you'll find this one of the most interesting CDs you'll ever hear.


Melvins: King Buzzo (CD EP) (Cover Art)
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King Buzzo (CD EP)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
Dale Nixon (aka Dave Grohl) on drums. I walked into this one expecting the heavy fuzz laden Buzzo sound. I was actually suprised by the way this came off. In a way this is far more laid back than I could have imagined from King Buzzo. With that said, I really like the way this album is put together. I don't want anyone to think this one doesn't have its heavy spots. It definitely does. It's just that this album shows why these three guys did the "solo" thing. Expe...


Melvins: Mangled Demos From 1983 (CD) (Cover Art)
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Mangled Demos From 1983 (CD)

Label: Ipecac   Origin: USA
Featuring the original line-up of Buzz Osborne (Vocals & Guitar), Matt Lukin (Bass) and Mike Dillard (Drums) this collection of songs have never been released before now.


Melvins: Melvinmania (Japan) (CD) (Cover Art)
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Released: 2010
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Melvinmania (Japan) (CD) (Import)

Label: Grindhouse   Origin: Japan
2 bonus tracks and 3 videos. At the height of the grunge movement (1991-1994), no other band was name-checked as often as an influenctial trailblazer as the Melvins were. Having issued several underground classics before the Seattle sound hit the mainstream, the veteran band was rewarded with a major-label contract shortly afterward (Atlantic Records), resulting in such titles as 1993's Houdini (which longtime admirer Kurt Cobain produced parts of), 1994's Stoner Witch,...


Melvins: Oven (T-shirt) (Cover Art)
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Released: 2007
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Origin: USA

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Melvins: Ozma/Gluey Porch Treatments (CD) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1989
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Ozma/Gluey Porch Treatments (CD)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
Yes! These are the two albums that put Melvins on the global map. Uncompromising heaviness combined with mathematical autism, and embellished with King's Buzzo poetry of sublime absurdity. This is not metal or punk. For those of you who know the language, this is more along the lines of Blast! or perhaps some of the better later-Black Flag - but far darker, and much, much slower. Gluey Porch Treatments is a black motor of an album, while Ozma is a bit mor...


Melvins: Salad of a Thousand Delights (DVD) (Cover Art)
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Salad of a Thousand Delights (DVD)

Label: MVD   Origin: USA
Bonus material includes an alternative perspective for "Antioxidote", Melvins at the Off Ramp in Seattle, 1991 and live in the studio, circa 1984. Recorded live at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia, Washington on May 16, 1991.


Melvins: Self Titled (CD) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1992
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Self Titled (CD)

Label: Boner   Origin: USA
On their last album before going major, Melvins created their best song ever. Originally titled Lysol, its one track is actually six songs fused together as one lumbering beast. Though the majority of the material on the album is not theirs, Melvins successfully make it their own with crushing precision. Like a huge lead wrecking ball being lowered upon you, you start to feel the weight of these songs about midway into it. By the end you are choking and gasping...


Melvins: Stoner Witch (CD) (Cover Art)
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Released: 1994
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Stoner Witch (CD)

Label: Atlantic   Origin: USA
The basis for the Melvins' career has been the simple principle: "We don't give a fuck what anybody thinks". Indeed, Buzzo and company make music that is totally outside the confines of mainstream thinking, ranging from unholy sludge to soothing ambience. Pinpointing the Melvins style is an impossible task, for they shift genres with every song and album. Their style is downtuned, jagged riffs in complex signatures. Imagine a severely scratched up copy of "Symptom...


Melvins/Jello Biafra: Never Breathe What You Can't See (CD) (Cover Art)
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Never Breathe What You Can't See (CD)

Label: Alternative Tentacles   Origin: USA
Honestly this is a new, HEAVIER Dead Kennedys. I praise the Melvins for keeping they're signature sound, only tweaking it to Jello's insane lyrical stylings and song writing. Updated, fresh and relevant for today. The Biafra written tunes are very Biafra like with weird changes, odd melodic parts and strange back-up vocals. Think later Dead Kennedys' albums like Bedtime for Democracy. The best tunes are the collaborations that were written by both the Melvi...


Melvins/Jello Biafra: Sieg Howdy! (CD) (Cover Art)
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Sieg Howdy! (CD)

Label: Alternative Tentacles   Origin: USA
Includes a cover of Alice Cooper's "Halo of Flies". Remixes by Al Jourgensen (Ministry, Lard), Dalek and Dale Crover (Melvins). I have to note that Sieg Howdy! is not a complete new album per se, but rather compilation of remixes (of the originals from the previous album, Never Breathe What You Can't See), covers and some new material. While the album carries the same concept, the Melvins simply change its drive. To me, their playing seems more aggressi...


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