The Melvins simply carry on truckin’ in 2022. They lately wrapped up a string of dates in assist of Ministry. They’ve a brand new break up EP with Los Angeles noise-rockers Dumb Numbers — entitled Damaged Pipe — popping out on the Joyful Noise label on April 29. (You may hearken to the title observe, which was launched earlier this month, right here).
Now from the Melvins comes a brand new in-studio efficiency as a part of the newest installment of EarthQuaker Periods. The 2-song set consists of “Queen” from 1994’s Stoner Witch album, and a sludgy model of The Rolling Stones‘ “Sway”—a Stones-fan favourite and deep lower from 1971’s Sticky Fingers album—that almost rears off the tracks earlier than a howling solo from guitarist Buzz Osborne, utilizing the Hizumitas distortion pedal designed by EarthQuaker Gadgets, who host the periods.
The Melvins — Osborne, drummer Dale Crover, and present bassist Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, beforehand OFF! previous to becoming a member of Melvins)—additionally have interaction of their patented dry humor between tracks, which in itself, is price your time.
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