It's 2008 and The Melvins are still called "family entertainment on another level." Almost 25 years, over 25 albums and still counting. Maybe they are just too dumb to quit.The band still includes...
It's 2008 and The Melvins are still called "family entertainment on another level." Almost 25 years, over 25 albums and still counting. Maybe they are just too dumb to quit.
The band still includes founding member King Buzzo and almost founding member Dale Crover, and they STILL have the Big Business guys Jared Warren and Coady Willis playing with them. This is extraordinary considering how hard it is for bass players and others to stick around the Melvins camp for more than two minutes. Everyone always loses their minds with or without drugs, but mostly with. They can't explain why, but the list of former members is about 40 and counting. Well, 40 might be a bit of an exaggeration but not by much.
The Melvins have been a band for a long, long, long, long time... A long, long, long time. They're somewhere in between a novelty act and yesterdays news. It's a strange place for a band with a Peter Pan complex to be in but there it is!
We ALL want to just get on a space ship and watch the earth explode, don't we?
As hard as it might be to believe, The Melvins have a NEW album in the can! It's called Nude With Boots and is scheduled for a July 8 release. This is good news because it means the boys will be hitting the road again in the United States AND in Europe! The rest of the world could follow, but who knows? That would be like eight months from now and it's hard to plan that far ahead.
Nude With Boots was recorded in Hollywood in a couple of weeks give or take a day or two and the boys seem to be extremely happy with the outcome. It's good - Groovy good! They played it for their wives and girlfriends and they seemed to like it so HERE WE GO!
The Melvins will be celebrating 24 years in the business this year and have absolutely NOTHING planned for it, maybe next year when they turn 25?