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Melvins

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Montesano, Washington
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Various
Lyrical themes:
Randomness
Current label:
Ipecac Recordings
Years active:
1983-present
The Melvins are highly regarded as a huge influence upon the sludge and drone genres. The band's genre fluctuates from release to release, playing grunge, stoner rock, sludge, drone, hardcore influenced rock, or experimental pieces.

The band was named after a grocery clerk at the Thriftway in Montesano, Washington where Osborne served as clerk (and vandal). "Melvin" was the most-hated fellow ...
Current
Buzz Osborne Guitars, Vocals (1983-present)
See also: Fantômas, King Buzzo, ex-Venomous Concept, ex-Fecal Matter
Dale Crover Drums (1984-present)
See also: Porn, Eyehategod (live), Shrinebuilder, Altamont, Plainfield, Sawed Off, ex-Fantômas, ex-Fecal Matter, ex-Nirvana
Jared Warren Bass, Vocals (backing) (2006-present)
See also: Big Business, ex-Karp, ex-The Whip
Coady Willis Drums, Vocals (backing) (2006-present)
See also: Big Business, The Murder City Devils, White Shit, ex-Porn, ex-Broadcast Oblivion, ex-Dead Low Tide
Past
Dale Nixon Drums
See also: Probot, Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures, ex-Dain Bramage, ex-Harlingtox A.D., ex-Late!, ex-Nirvana, ex-Scream, ex-Eagles of Death Metal (live), ex-Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (live)
Mike Patton Vocals
See also: Faith No More, Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle, Maldoror, Mike Patton, Mike Patton's Mondo Cane, Peeping Tom, Tomahawk, ex-Hemophiliac, ex-Lovage, ex-Moonchild Trio, ex-Painkiller, ex-Weird Little Boy, ex-Naked City (live), ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan (live)
Matt Lukin Bass (1983-1988)
See also: ex-Mudhoney
Mike Dillard Drums (1983-1984, 2012-2013)
Lori "Lorax" Black Bass (1987-1991, 1992-1993)
See also: ex-Clown Alley
Joe Preston Bass (1991-1992)
See also: Last Empire, Thrones, ex-The Whip, Harvey Milk, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Sunn O)))
Billy Anderson Bass (1993-?)
See also: Tribes of Neurot, Trilobite, ex-Solodolor, Spilth *!%, ex-Asva, ex-Blessing the Hogs, ex-Porn, ex-Good God
Mark Deutrom Bass (1993-1998)
See also: ex-Clown Alley
Kevin Rutmanis Bass (1998-2005)
See also: ex-Fantômas, ex-Cows, ex-Tomahawk
Dave Lombardo Drums, Vocals (backing) (2002)
See also: Fantômas, Grip Inc., Philm, Amen, ex-Slayer, ex-Testament, ex-Metallica (live), ex-Voodoocult, ex-Escape, ex-Pap Smear, ex-Sabotage
Jello Biafra Vocals (2004-2005, 2008)
See also: Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, ex-Brujeria, ex-Ministry (live), ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Dead Kennedys, ex-Lard, ex-Pigface, ex-The No WTO Combo, ex-The WitchTrials, ex-Tumor Circus
Trevor Dunn Bass (2005-2009)
See also: Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle, MadLove, Suit of Lights, Tomahawk, Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant, ex-David Krakauer's Klezmer Madness, ex-Electric Masada, ex-Secret Chiefs 3, ex-The Rob Price Quartet, ex-The Nels Cline Singers (live)
Past (Live)
Gene Simmons Bass (1993, 1994)
See also: Gene Simmons, Kiss, ex-Plasmatics, ex-Bullfrog Bheer, ex-Wicked Lester
Buzz Osborne Guitars, Vocals (1983-present)
See also: Fantômas, King Buzzo, ex-Venomous Concept, ex-Fecal Matter
Dale Crover Drums (1984-present)
See also: Porn, Eyehategod (live), Shrinebuilder, Altamont, Plainfield, Sawed Off, ex-Fantômas, ex-Fecal Matter, ex-Nirvana
Jared Warren Bass, Vocals (backing) (2006-present)
See also: Big Business, ex-Karp, ex-The Whip
Coady Willis Drums, Vocals (backing) (2006-present)
See also: Big Business, The Murder City Devils, White Shit, ex-Porn, ex-Broadcast Oblivion, ex-Dead Low Tide
Dale Nixon Drums
See also: Probot, Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures, ex-Dain Bramage, ex-Harlingtox A.D., ex-Late!, ex-Nirvana, ex-Scream, ex-Eagles of Death Metal (live), ex-Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (live)
Mike Patton Vocals
See also: Faith No More, Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle, Maldoror, Mike Patton, Mike Patton's Mondo Cane, Peeping Tom, Tomahawk, ex-Hemophiliac, ex-Lovage, ex-Moonchild Trio, ex-Painkiller, ex-Weird Little Boy, ex-Naked City (live), ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan (live)
Matt Lukin Bass (1983-1988)
See also: ex-Mudhoney
Mike Dillard Drums (1983-1984, 2012-2013)
Lori "Lorax" Black Bass (1987-1991, 1992-1993)
See also: ex-Clown Alley
Joe Preston Bass (1991-1992)
See also: Last Empire, Thrones, ex-The Whip, Harvey Milk, ex-C Average, ex-Earth, ex-High on Fire, ex-Sunn O)))
Billy Anderson Bass (1993-?)
See also: Tribes of Neurot, Trilobite, ex-Solodolor, Spilth *!%, ex-Asva, ex-Blessing the Hogs, ex-Porn, ex-Good God
Mark Deutrom Bass (1993-1998)
See also: ex-Clown Alley
Kevin Rutmanis Bass (1998-2005)
See also: ex-Fantômas, ex-Cows, ex-Tomahawk
Dave Lombardo Drums, Vocals (backing) (2002)
See also: Fantômas, Grip Inc., Philm, Amen, ex-Slayer, ex-Testament, ex-Metallica (live), ex-Voodoocult, ex-Escape, ex-Pap Smear, ex-Sabotage
Jello Biafra Vocals (2004-2005, 2008)
See also: Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, ex-Brujeria, ex-Ministry (live), ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Dead Kennedys, ex-Lard, ex-Pigface, ex-The No WTO Combo, ex-The WitchTrials, ex-Tumor Circus
Trevor Dunn Bass (2005-2009)
See also: Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle, MadLove, Suit of Lights, Tomahawk, Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant, ex-David Krakauer's Klezmer Madness, ex-Electric Masada, ex-Secret Chiefs 3, ex-The Rob Price Quartet, ex-The Nels Cline Singers (live)
Past
Gene Simmons Bass (1993, 1994)
See also: Gene Simmons, Kiss, ex-Plasmatics, ex-Bullfrog Bheer, ex-Wicked Lester
Added by: eViL_dWeLlS Modified by: Kristen Jensen
Added on: 2002-08-19 19:56:13 Last modified on: 2014-08-23 09:21:14
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