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Melvins Discussion / Re: Dale Crover/Deerhoof split 7"
« on: October 17, 2017, 11:12:06 AM »
Just heard about this bad boy. Such a cool idea for a split... Deerhoof is on =e of fave's!

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Melvins Discussion / Re: Melvins gig posters get their own topic
« on: August 23, 2017, 10:44:29 PM »
This may deserve its own topic, but it belongs here at the very least.

https://www.gofundme.com/alan-forbes-medical-fund

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Melvins Discussion / Re: Next vinyl re-release?
« on: July 31, 2017, 06:00:02 PM »
What what what? Where'd you get said information???

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Melvins Discussion / Re: BASH 17
« on: July 21, 2017, 11:58:42 PM »
Have fun, everyone. I'm on my own mini vacation, and I'm still wanting to check the interwebs on my phone. The various facebook groups are tickeling me pink right now!

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Melvins Discussion / Re: The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale
« on: July 19, 2017, 09:54:50 AM »
I'm curious why Joe and Lori Turned down their involvement? Whether they had positive or negative experiences to document regardless.

The only person that I was curious about was Tim Moss. I know tons of footage was recorded and cut down to two hours, but was he interviewed at all? DSS woulda been cool too, but If I remember right, he was booted from the crew for making crude remarks about Mackie or something.

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Melvins Discussion / Re: A Roll-Call With Love and Death
« on: July 12, 2017, 08:28:04 AM »
The letter press CD's are in stock. I'm pretty sure I saw (a)sa in the bunch.

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Melvins Show Reviews / July 9 2017 - Goldfield in Sacramento
« on: July 10, 2017, 03:24:39 PM »
It's that wonderful annual evening where I get to see this band of lovable weirdos...

If I'm only catching one gig on a tour, and I have the chance between seeing the Melvins in Sacramento, or the Great American Music Hall in SF, I'd usually choose the latter. My Mondays at work are far easier than my Tuesdays, and my girlfriend and I have a few friends in Sacramento that we hadn't seen in awhile, so we decided to head north to make a weekend out of it. We told one of our friends that we were making this voyage, and she decided to come with. It's always a pleasure taking the uninitiated to a Melvins gig!

After spending a day on the Sacramento River, we made our way to Goldfield. I'd never been there - it's like a redneck all-American bar with hunting paraphernalia everywhere, and the American flag painted on the wall behind the stage. The stage is pretty fuckin' small, and the place was packed on a sweltering evening - there were sweaty bro's everywhere. Holy shit, I always forget that Sacramento is a bro epicenter! I came across Idle, gave him a brief hello, and made my way to check out Spotlights.

Spotligjhts was good. I didn't know their material at all. They kinda reminded me of the Deftones for some reason. My only complaint was that the vocals were barely in the mix. Otherwise, cool set! I'm gonna have to check out their studio work in the near future. The Melvins came on around 9:30, and killed it as usual. I'm digging this setlist - it's heavy in that early material (pun intended)! I've also gotta say that I really like Mr. McDonald's stage presence. I saw Red Kross at Burger Boogaloo last week as well, and the dude is just fun to watch... I think he brings an energy to this band that's fresh, and Buzz and Dale look like their enjoying themselves more than I've really seen in the past. Not to mention, the dude is a seriously talented bass player.

Merch is killer - There's lots of letterpress stuff out there, and a Suicide in Progress 7" that was sold for $35. I picked up the golden, signed tour copy of Love and Death for $50. I haven't even had a chance to look at it... I got home at one AM and was up at five for work. I'm gonna head home in an hour and give that puppy a spin.

My uninitiated friend is officially initiated. She dug it! Good show, y'all. As usual, you guys are in for a treat.

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Melvins Show Reviews / Re: 05 July - San Diego, Casbah
« on: July 06, 2017, 08:54:06 AM »
The Fickle Finger is already out in the world? Hot damn!

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Melvins Discussion / Re: New Double Album: A Walk With Love and Death
« on: June 21, 2017, 09:03:22 AM »
Not feeling this in any way to be honest.



I'm with you. Haven't pte-ordered this one. We'll see... maybe it's a grower.

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Melvins Discussion / Re: Dale Crover Solo Album on Joyful Noise
« on: June 02, 2017, 10:08:42 AM »
poppy..love it

I was thinking the same. Ordered!

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Melvins Discussion / Re: BASH 17
« on: May 27, 2017, 10:31:58 PM »
This Bash is going to be perfect, I should stop viewing this thread as i'm quite sure I won't be making it.

You should keep viewing as further inspiration. I'm half tempted to make the flight to the midwest!

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Melvins Discussion / Re: Melvins Quizzes
« on: May 27, 2017, 10:17:13 PM »
Was "this close" to flying down to visit Bay Area buds and ring in NYE in style at the show ...

Sometimes you make poor life choices ...

Was two years away from falling in love with thais band and seeing them in San Francisco countless times thereafter... I feel yer pain.

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Melvins Discussion / Re: Melvins 2017 Tour dates
« on: May 15, 2017, 02:54:49 PM »
Already confirmed... It's gonna be dale. Lombardo is on tour with  Suicidal Tendencies or something? I'm actually kinda bummed I bought Primus tickets for the Berkeley show. If I hadn't I'd probably spring for this at this point...

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Melvins Discussion / Re: A Roll-Call With Love and Death
« on: April 29, 2017, 08:46:32 PM »

July 5 San Diego, CA Casbah San Diego
July 6 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory Orange County
July 7 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
July 8 Fresno, CA Strummer's
July 9 Sacramento, CA Goldfield the ether bunny
July 10 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
July 12 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
July 14 Vancouver, BC VENUE
July 17 Edmonton, AB Union Hall
July 18 Calgary, AB Marquee Beer Market & Stage
July 20 Winnipeg, MB The Pyramid Cabaret
July 21 Fargo, ND The Aquarium
July 22 Minneapolis, MN Grumpy's Bar & Grill
July 24 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
July 25 Chicago, IL Metro Chicago
July 26 Grand Rapids, MI The Pyramid Scheme
July 27 Detroit, MI El Club
July 28 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
July 29 Columbus, OH A&R Music Bar
July 31 Pittsburgh, PA The Rex Theater
August 1 Syracuse, NY The Westcott Theater
August 2 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
August 3 New York, NY Irving Plaza
August 4 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
August 5 Asbury Park, NJ The Stone Pony
August 6 Baltimore, MD Ottobar
August 8 Richmond, VA The Broadberry
August 9 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
August 10 Knoxville, TN The Concourse
August 11 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall Captain CoryCory
August 12 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room
August 13 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck
August 15 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
August 17 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
August 18 Las Vegas, NV Psycho Fest
August 20 San Jose, CA The Ritz
August 21 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst Club
August 22 Los Angeles, CA The Echo
September 5 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom
September 6 Tucson, AX 191 Toole
September 8 Austin, TX Mohawk Austin
September 9 Dallas, TX Trees Dallas
September 10 San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger
September 11 Houston, TX Warehouse Live (Studio)
September 13 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks
September 14 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall
September 15 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
September 16 Tampa, FL The Orpheum
September 17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
September 18 Orlando, FL The Social
September 20 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club
September 21 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade (Hell Stage)
September 22 Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley Nashville
September 23 Memphis, TN Hi Tone
September 25 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon
September 26 Rock Island, IL Rock Island Brewing Co.
September 27 Des Moines, IA Wooly's
September 28 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room Lounge
September 30 Ft. Collins, CO Aggie Theatre
October 2 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
October 3 Flagstaff, AZ The Green Room


Gonna hit Sacramento this tour. I've never been to this venue, but they ususally play roadhouse style bars in that area.

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Melvins Discussion / Re: Melvins 2017 Tour dates
« on: April 29, 2017, 02:58:19 PM »
Less diner food on tour. I feel spoiled living in the bay area with a plethora of healthy food options. I can imagine touring through much of the midwest that it could be hard to find good eats on the side of the highway.

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