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Buzz Osborne

Buzz Osborne

Real/full name:
Roger Osborne
Age:
56 (born Mar 25th, 1964)
Place of origin:
United States (Montesano, Washington)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Roger "Buzz" Osborne, also known as King Buzzo, is the guitarist/vocalist/songwriter and technically the only remaining founding member of the Melvins. (Drummer Dale Crover is often regarded as a founding member, but he joined after the band was formed, though before they had yet recorded an album.) Osborne is also a founding member/guitarist for both Fantômas and Venomous Concept. He was also a ...

Trivia

Is a huge fan of film, but never watches TV.

His wife, Mackie Osborne, designed artwork for album covers for many bands (mostly punk) including: Social Distortion, The Offspring, Bad Religion, The Vandals, Tool, Rancid, Circle Jerks, Mr. Bungle, and even for her husband's band the Melvins.

Uncle of Sam Osborne.

Crystal Fairy

Guitars, Vocals (2016-present)

2017 Crystal Fairy Guitars, Vocals

Fantômas

Guitars (1998-present)

1999 Fantômas Guitars
2001 An Experiment in Terror (Single) Guitars
2001 The Director's Cut Guitars
2004 Delìrium Còrdia Guitars
2005 Suspended Animation Guitars
2011 The Director's Cut Live: A New Year's Revolution (Video) Guitars
2013 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 10 (Split) Guitars

King Buzzo

All instruments, Vocals (2014-present)

Melvins

Guitars, Vocals (1983-present)

1986 Six Songs (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1986 Deep Six (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1987 Gluey Porch Treatments Vocals, Guitars
1987 Oven / Revulsion (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
1989 Ozma Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
1989 Sweet Young Thing Ain't Sweet No More / I Dreamed I Dream (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1990 Your Blessened / Pronoun Piece Me (Single) Guitars (as "Buzz")
1990 With Yo' Heart, Not Yo' Hands (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Buzzy Ramone")
1990 Love Canal / Someday (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals
1990 Yuthanagia (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1990 Dope-Guns-'n-Fucking in the Streets (Volume Five) (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1991 Your Choice Live Series 012 (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (as "Kingbuzzo")
1991 Eggnog (EP) Guitars, Vocals (lead) (as "King Buzzo")
1991 10 Songs (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
1991 Bullhead Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
1991 Here She Comes Now / Venus in Furs (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1992 Lysol Vocals, Guitars (as "King Buzzo")
1992 Night Goat (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
1992 Salad of a Thousand Delights (Video) Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
1992 King Buzzo (EP) Vocals (lead), Guitars, Bass (as "King Buzzo")
1993 Hooch / Sky Pup (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
1993 Sawed Off (Single) Vocals (lead), Guitars (as "Bull Ramus")
1993 Houdini Guitars, Vocals
1994 Prick Guitars, Vocals (as "King B")
1994 Stoner Witch Vocals (lead), Guitars, Bass (as "King B")
1995 Tora Tora Tora Tour 1995 (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
1995 Thora-Zine's Buzzo Flexo (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1995 I like Porn / Coitus City (Split) Bass
1995 Subraum (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1996 It's Shoved / Forgotten Principles (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1996 Stag Guitars, (full album) Vocals (full album), All instruments (track 2), Moog synthesizer (track 9), Bass (track 11), Drums (track 12) (as "King Buzzo")
1996 Interstellar Overdrive (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
1996 Cemetery Gates (Demon Knight Edit) (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1996 How-++-Harry Lauders Walking Stick Tree / Zodiac (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1997 Barbaraal² (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
1997 Honky Guitars, Vocals
1998 Alive at the Fucker Club (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
1999 The Maggot Guitars, Vocals, Bass
1999 The Bootlicker Guitars, Vocals, Noises
2000 The Crybaby Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Noise
2000 Live at Slim's (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2001 Electroretard Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2001 Colossus of Destiny (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2002 Millennium Monsterwork 2000 (Collaboration) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2002 Hostile Ambient Takeover Vocals, Guitars (as "King Buzzo")
2003 Dr. Geek / Return of the Spiders (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 Black Stooges / Foaming (Fast Version) (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 Little Judas Chongo / Jerkin' Krokus (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 The Fool, the Meddling Idiot / Promise Me (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 The Brain Center at Whipples / Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 Foaming / Arny (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 The Anti-Vermin Seed (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 26 Songs (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2003 Revolve (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2004 The End (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2004 Pigs of the Roman Empire (Collaboration) Guitars, Vocals
2004 Never Breathe What You Can't See Guitars (as "Jon Benet Milosevic")
2005 Mangled Demos from 1983 (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2005 Sieg Howdy! Guitars, Vocals (backing) (as "Kim Jong Buzzo")
2006 Pigskin / Starve Already (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2006 A Live History of Gluttony and Lust (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2006 (A) Senile Animal Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2006 Melvins / Patton Oswalt (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2007 Smash the State E.P. (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Bass (as "King Buzzo")
2007 Making Love Demos (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2008 Nude with Boots Guitars, Vocals
2008 Melvins vs Minneapolis (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2008 Kentish Town Forum - London 1st May 2006 (Collaboration) Guitars
2008 Star Spangled Banner / Detroit Rock City (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2009 Pick Your Battles (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
2009 Chicken Switch Guitars, Vocals
2010 Sludge Glamorous (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2010 The Bride Screamed Murder Guitars, Vocals
2010 Melvins / Isis (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2011 Black Betty (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2011 Sugar Daddy Live (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2011 Suicide in Progress Live / Waning Divine (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2012 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 1 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2012 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 2 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2012 The Bulls & the Bees (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2012 Amphetamine Reptile Records Cage Match (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2012 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 4 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2012 Post Moral Neanderthal Retardist Pornography (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2012 Freak Puke Guitars, Vocals
2012 1983 (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2012 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 5 (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2012 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 6 (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2012 New Years Eve Ball Room Blitz (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2013 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 7 (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2013 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 8 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2013 Everybody Loves Sausages Guitars, Vocals
2013 A Tribute to The Scientists (Single) Guitars, Bass (as "King Buzzo")
2013 A Tribute to Venom (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals (backing) (as "King Buzzo")
2013 Gaylord (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2013 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 9 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2013 Live at Third Man Records (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2013 Billy Fish Alive (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2013 A Tribute to The Kinks (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2013 Tres Cabrones Guitars, Vocals
2013 A Tribute to Pop-O-Pies / Tales of Terror (Single) Guitars (as "King Buzzo")
2013 A Tribute to Roxy Music (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Stylophone (as "King Buzzo")
2013 I Told You I Was Crazy / Tie My Pecker to a Tree (Single) Guitars, Vocals, Bass, Percussion (as "King Buzzo")
2014 A Tribute to David Bowie (Single) Guitar,s Bass, Stylophone (as "King Buzzo")
2014 A Tribute to Queen (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing) (as "King Buzzo")
2014 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 12 (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2014 How Chow Now Dead Cow? (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2014 Hold It In Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2014 Bride of Crankenstein (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2014 Hard-Ons / Melvins (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2015 Eggnog / Lice All (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (lead) (as "King Buzzo")
2015 Ozma / Bullhead (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
2015 Sugar Daddy Live Split Series 13 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2015 A Tribute to The Jam (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing) (as "King Buzzo")
2015 A Tribute to Throbbing Gristle (Single) All instruments (as "King Buzzo")
2015 The Bulls & the Bees + Electroretard (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2015 Chaos as Usual (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2015 Rebel Girl (Single) Guitars (as "King Buzzo")
2015 Beer Hippy (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2016 War Pussy (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2016 Three Men and a Baby (Collaboration) Guitars, Bass, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2016 Basses Loaded Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2016 Euthanasia (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2016 Hung Bunny / Roman Dog Bird (Single) Guitars, Vocals (as "Buzz")
2017 A Walk with Love & Death Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2018 Pinkus Abortion Technician Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2018 Sabbath (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "King Buzzo")
2019 The Maggot & the Bootlicker (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals, Bass
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Fecal Matter

Bass (1986)

Red Alpha Royale

Guitars, Vocals (2016)

Venomous Concept

Guitars (2003-2006)

2004 Retroactive Abortion Guitars, Vocals (additional)
2006 Making Friends Vol.1 (Split) Guitars

Indian Handcrafts

As King Buzzo:

2014 Swamp Child / One For You (Split) Guitars

Low Flying Hawks

2017 Genkaku Vocals (track 1, 4)

Goatsnake

1999 1 Producer (track 6)

Low Flying Hawks

2017 Genkaku Lyrics (track 1, 4)

Melvins

1992 King Buzzo (EP) Producer (as "King Buzzo")
2003 26 Songs (Compilation) Liner notes
2005 Mangled Demos from 1983 (Compilation) Liner notes
2011 The Bride Screamed Murder Artwork (as "King Buzzo")
2016 Three Men and a Baby (Collaboration) Photography (as "Buzz")
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Added on: 2011-04-09 14:53:47 Last modified on: 2020-05-06 01:06:03
 
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