Melvins

Melvins
Melvins live 20061013.jpg
Melvins live in October, 2006 — pictured (left to right) are Buzz Osborne, Coady Willis, Dale Crover (hidden behind the drums) and Jared Warren.
Background information
OriginMontesano, Washington
GenresSludge metal, doom metal, grunge,[1] stoner rock,[2] experimental rock,[3][4] hardcore punk,[5] alternative metal, drone metal
Years active1983–present
LabelsC/Z, Alchemy, Boner, Atlantic, Amphetamine Reptile, Man's Ruin, Ipecac, Your Choice, Alternative Tentacles, Slap A Ham
Associated actsAltamont, Big Business, Fantômas, Fecal Matter, Jello Biafra, Lustmord, Porn, .com
Members
Buzz Osborne
Dale Crover
Jared Warren
Coady Willis
Past members
Kevin Rutmanis
Mark Deutrom
Joe Preston
Lori Black
Matt Lukin
Mike Dillard

The Melvins are an American rock band. They are from the city of Aberdeen, Washington. The only members who have been in the band for a long time are Buzz "King Buzzo" Osborne who plays guitar and Dale Crover who plays drums. Coady Willis who plays drums (in addition to Dale) and Jared Warren who plays bass guitar are also currently in the band. A variety of terms have been used to describe their style of music, including 'sludge metal', 'grunge', and 'stoner rock'.

Buzz Osborne started Melvins in early 1983.

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References

  1. York, William. "Boris". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  2. Scaruffi, Piero (2003). A History of Rock Music: 1951–2000. ¡Universe, Inc. p. 281. ISBN 0-595-29565-7. Melvins (2) rediscovered 'stoner-rock' by exaggerating Blue Cheer's and Black Sabbath's slow, heavy, dark grooves.
  3. Schulte, Tom. "The Colossus of Destiny - Melvins". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  4. Raggett, Ned. "Stag - Melvins". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  5. Kennedy, Patrick. "Stoner Witch". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-02-22.
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