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Melvins Discussion / Re: Melvins With Steven McDonald On Bass
« on: January 08, 2021, 08:29:24 PM »
Steven McDonald will be a member of the Melvins until the end.

1) He plays in Redd Kross and Melvins love Redd Kross.
2) Dale plays drums in Redd Kross and Dale loves Redd Kross.
3) Steven lives in Los Angeles, making it very easy to work with.
4) Steven is a genuinely nice guy.
5) Steven is a badass bass player
6) Steven can sing.
7) Steven can write.
8) Steven does not have drinking or drug problems
9) Steven is a professional musician and is very roadtested
10) Steven's stories entertain the fuck out of Buzz
11) Steven likes the gig

I could go on and on and on. I am a huge fan of Steven McDonald.

Melvins Discussion / Re: MELVINS LIVE SHOW COMING! 31 DEC 2020
« on: January 01, 2021, 02:32:48 AM »
Easily the best streaming event I have seen. Entertaining all around. Really well made. I would watch a weekly version of this.

Melvins Discussion / Re: MELVINS LIVE SHOW COMING! 31 DEC 2020
« on: December 19, 2020, 11:48:24 AM »
Stoked that they are doing this. I long for them to start a Patreon account with different levels for live streams / vinyl releases.
We should drive to Pappy & Harriet's and watch it from there.

YES!!!!!!!! Hahahha!!!!

Melvins Discussion / Re: MELVINS LIVE SHOW COMING! 31 DEC 2020
« on: December 18, 2020, 12:17:16 PM »
Stoked that they are doing this. I long for them to start a Patreon account with different levels for live streams / vinyl releases.

Melvins Discussion / Re: Juno
« on: December 05, 2020, 11:17:23 AM »
Scott was such a super cool guy. I saw KARP one time and I saw The Whip one time - he blew my mind!!!! For the last part of his life he was working as a bartender at a bar in Seattle called The Rebar that my band used to play at a lot. He ended up really being a great guy and a fan of the band. It was devastating to a LOT of people in Seattle when he died. I think he was loved by many.

Melvins Discussion / Re: Tribute III 2020
« on: November 12, 2020, 07:59:11 PM »

No Talent is a band from Montesano, WA. That's the "No Talent" spray painted on the Melvan. Some of the members of No Talent are part of Starlite Agency, the Tribute II collaborators on "Night Goat". The Night Goat vocals where performed inside the Melvan, and sound great!

I'd love to hear any No Talent Melvan stories! I can always add any anecdotes to the Melvan Tribute "Video Details".

Thanks all involved!

I saw them open for the Melvins at the Off Ramp in Seattle on the Houdini tour in 1993.

Melvins Discussion / Re: New Bullhead demos!!!!!!!!! OMFG!!!!
« on: October 29, 2020, 03:11:48 PM »
Damn! Is Lori playing a "Rick" on these demos? So crazy that they also did version of let me "Roll" it back then!!

Melvins Discussion / Re: Melvins Videos Thread (and much more)
« on: October 24, 2020, 03:02:22 PM »
I love The Obsessed. I love The Melvins. Why did I not see these two bands together????

Melvins Discussion / Re: HAT B-Sides
« on: October 11, 2020, 11:03:22 AM »
Got mine! So glad they are doing factory editions these days!!

Melvins Discussion / Re: New Melvins song airs tonight 4 October 2020
« on: October 10, 2020, 11:53:50 AM »
Is it time for a Melvins Comedy album?

Melvins Discussion / Re: Who’s gonna buy Mark D’s hat?
« on: October 05, 2020, 10:22:24 PM »
We should pool all of our money together and share it amongst ourselves. Each member gets to wear it for one week and then ships it to the next member. My head is physically too big. But you can all take my idea and run with it.  8)

I haven't listened to the whole album yet. But I was pleased there is a cover of Shock Me by KISS on it!

Melvins Discussion / Re: The Melvins in 2020...
« on: September 16, 2020, 09:18:02 PM »
LA is a short trip from Arizona!

I should have moved out to LA just to see the Melvins, I've been kicking myself ever since I realized this years ago.

It was one of my reasons for moving here!

Melvins Discussion / Re: Best Melvins bassist
« on: August 22, 2020, 02:55:19 PM »

Melvins Discussion / Re: Best Melvins bassist
« on: August 21, 2020, 10:44:20 AM »
Best Melvins "musicians" which informs their bass playing and therefore makes them the best bass players are a three way tie.

Mark Deutrom - Hell, let's face it, he is also the best Melvins guitarist. Great producer, great composer, best stage presence with the angry cowboy thing. Really understands music and it shows in the songs, albums, and concerts that he was a part of. Plus - he is a really fucking nice guy, I mean super cool. And his album The Blue Bird kills. Mark was part of the second great era of the Melvins (after the Lorax / Joe era).

Steven McDonald - If Gene Simmons and Paul McCartney made a baby it would be Steven McDonald. Really, really great bass player with a history unique to him. I love that his stage mannerisms are so over the top and actually irritates Melvins fans, as a KISS and Redd Kross fan, I am all for it. His bass playing is killer. And did I mention that Steven is also one of the nicest fucking guys in the world?

Trevor Dunn - Mix a virtuoso bass player and a Melvins fan and you get Trevor Dunn. I mean, this guy is deeeeeeeeep, like New York Avant Jazz scene deeeeeeep. And he loves the Melvins. And he loves Kiss. And he can play upright bass and electric bass. Also, a super fucking nice guy.

I also love Kevin (what a fucking weirdo bassist!), Pinkus (another weirdo!), Joe (weirdo!), Jarred (super nice and a weirdo!), Lori (who picks a bass like Lori?).

Matt Lukin was ok at the time.

Most OMINOUS Bass sound goes to Jarred though.

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