Tag: Melvins

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Melvins, “Pinkus Abortion Technician”

Ugh. The new Melvins record, I am sad to report, dear reader, is a bit of a trainwreck. It’s not that Pinkus Abortion Technician, out...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Mark Deutrom

Every 10 years, Mark Deutrom goes through some fresh hell. Take 1998, a couple of hells ago. Deutrom was recording his first solo record...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Mudhoney, “LiE”

I still remember the CD. My Mudhoney collection was fairly impressive in ’93, having dug deep into the band’s Sub Pop soil, but the...

Music, Single Reviews

Single Review: Bellringer, “Stumble Bum/Triangular Object”

No matter how much he loathes it, Texan and musical-firebrand Mark Deutrom forever might be inextricably linked with Melvins, the legendary...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: U-Men, “U-Men”

My first exposure to the bizarre genius of U-Men came when I first tracked down a vinyl copy of the scene-setting C/Z Records comp. Deep...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Primitive Race, “Soul Pretender”

It’s hard not to view Primitive Race’s sophomore outing, Soul Pretender, as the next chapter in Chuck Mosley’s epic comeback story....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dale Crover, “The Fickle Finger of Fate”

Dale Crover is positively chameleonic – as if any of us would expect anything less – on The Fickle Finger of Fate, his “debut” solo...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Buzz Osborne — A Walk With Melvin

Buzz Osborne doesn’t give a s*** what you think about the new Melvins record....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Melvins, “A Walk With Love and Death”

You’ve got to give it to Melvins: these guys keep you on your toes. The trio, now featuring Redd Kross’ Steve McDonald on bass, has a...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Chuck Mosley — It’s a Dirty Job, But Someone’s Gotta Do It

Regarding Chuck Mosley, the voice of Faith No More's "We Care A Lot" and "Introduce Yourself." ...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: Crystal Fairy, “Crystal Fairy”

Don’t get me wrong: I like Crystal Fairy’s self-titled debut, I really do. I just don’t love it as much as I think I should. The name...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Kurt Cobain, “Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings”

Kurt Cobain’s first solo record – recently released 21 years after his 1994 suicide and paired with a suspect “documentary” film...

Album Reviews, Music, Welcome to Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh: Night Vapor, “Night Vapor”

Welcome to, Welcome to, Welcome to Welcome To Pittsburgh. Long time, no see. My fault, really. Computer died, brain is fried, et cetera, et...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Melvins, “The Bulls & The Bees”/”Electroretard”

So, here it is: the new Melvins record is actually a duo of Melvins records that already was. It’s interesting to see what...

Concert Reviews, Music, Welcome to Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh: Night Vapor, T-Tops, and Gangwish at Gooski’s, 5/30/15

Is it smoky in here or is it just me? Rubs tears from bloodshot-red eyes; guy next to me passes out from lack of oxygen. No, it’s...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Hepa-Titus – “Gettin’ It On”

Ipecac Records devotees might be led, for good reason, to believe that the Kevin Rutmanis narrative had come to a close. Just don’t tell...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Melvins, “Hold It In”

The latest Ipecac Records serving by proto-punk/metal-heads/Gods of Thunder The Melvins — this one titled, counter-intuitively, Hold...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Melvins, “Tres Cabrones”

There are certainties in this universe and, to cop a phrase from that shaman Donald Rumsfeld, known knowns. Time will accumulate in seconds...

CD Reviews, Music

June In Metal, I: Melvins Lite, Candlemass and Ahab

The start of June brings us new music from the Melvins, Ahab and the "final" record from Candlemass....

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False Metal, Dead!, Music

False Metal, Dead! 300 Headbangers, Part 27

We're up to the top 40 metal albums of all time according to our resident metal guru, Dave Steed. Headbang into your weekend with some...

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False Metal, Dead!, Music

False Metal, Dead! 300 Headbangers, Part 21

Metallica, Megadeth, Motley Crue, Tool? That could only mean we've reached the Top 100 headbanging albums according to our metal guru, Dave...

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False Metal, Dead!, Music

False Metal, Dead! 300 Headbangers, Part 18

False Metal, Dead! returns after a short hiatus to continue looking at the 300 albums on Dave Steed's metal iPod. ...

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False Metal, Dead!, Music

False Metal, Dead! 300 Headbangers, Part 10

Ten more albums in our list of the 300 metal albums that will kick your ass, featuring Nuclear Assault, Immortal, Deicide, Motorhead and...

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False Metal, Dead!, Music

False Metal, Dead! 300 Headbangers, Part 4

In my latest series, bringing my inner metalhead out, we’re talking about the 300 metal albums that grace my iPod. And of course, if...

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Music, The Chronicles of DOOM

The Chronicles of Doom: New Releases

Start off your Thursday with punishing chunks of doom from some of the best new metal releases, including brand new Yoga, Baroness, and...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/5/09

Let’s go outside. No, let’s go waaaaay outside! Erik Sanko – The Perfect Flaw from Past Imperfect, Present Tense (2001)...