Tagged: Melvins

Tent Posts: Interview with The Melvins

Bonnaroo happily surprised us with a few of their unmellow line-up choices, the Melvins being number one on that list. They were easily the heaviest band there, like slam a few Budweisers and headbang for … read more »


ATP New York 2009: Babies and Drums

Boredoms’ drummer Yojiro (YO2RO) Tatekawa was carried into the main performance space on a platform carried by eight dudes, ten minutes into the already heart-exploding Boadrum 9 reprise at ATP New York last Sunday. He … read more »

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Mind The Drift

Whereas Here Comes The Waterworks was the perfect distillation of their live performance energy on tape, Mind the Drift is the sound of a band in flux, confident, yet stumbling around in their new space, not quite sure what to do/make of all the new toys at their disposal. read more »

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Red Fang

All of the metal planets have aligned on Red Fang. If you consider yourself a fan of heavy music, it would be impossible for you to not like this record. Each track has a barbarian swagger that doesn’t ignore the fact that while we are basically evolved apes, we’re not dumb apes. Check the average Red Fang crowd maybe four beers into their set and tell me you don’t see evidence of Darwinism. read more »

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My Bloody Valentine To Curate ATP Nightmare Before Christmas, Bunch More Old People Confirmed

ATP have confirmed shoegaze forebearers (and seemingly ATP poster children as of late) My Bloody Valentine will be the curators of this year’s Nightmare Before Christmas. read more »

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