Mark Lanegan performs “The Gravedigger’s Song” on French TV (H/T Fuck Yeah Mark Lanegan)
I'll be talking 'Everybody Loves Our Town' and all... →
Update: Show’s over, folks! If you missed it, don’t despair: The broadcast will available for download next week (I’ll be sure to post a link).
Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne talks Kurt, Courtney...
Excerpted from the Spin.com story “Melvins Spill Their ‘Freak Puke,’ Didn’t Murder Cobain”: SPIN: I could’t believe Dale plays with brushes on [Freak Puke]. BUZZ: Yeah. Dale played a really old drum set. A 1940s Gretsch kit I believe. I play through all kinds of crap. We do some much screwing around I have no idea what’s what, you know. Studio to me is just...
'Everybody Loves Our Town': The Audio/Visual...
To celebrate the trade paperback release of my book Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge (out this Tuesday, March 13; order info here), I’ve rounded up video clips of 10 of the musical performances discussed in the book, along with corresponding excerpts (note: all page numbers are for the paperback edition). Hope you enjoy the ELOT A/V experience! 1. Mudhoney headline the...
Courtney Love's ex-assistant shopping a tell-all... →
Everybody Loves Our Outtakes, acrimonious former...
The Melvins on the road, circa 1986. From left: Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Matt Lukin. Photo © Matt Lukin In the lead-up to next week’s release of the trade paperback edition of Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge (out March 13; order info here), I’ve been sharing some of the book’s better outtakes for my faithful blog readers. Today’s outtake—cut from...
Anonymous asked: I enjoyed the PJ 20 book but yours was way better on terms of giving great background stories and info.
Anonymous asked: Who is Susie Tenant?
I just hope he didn’t write that we dated. We had sex, yes, but I...– Courtney Love, on former Hole bandmate Eric Erlandson’s forthcoming book Letters to Kurt; looks like she didn’t get her wish
“National Hamster,” yet another track from the Melvins’ free digital EP The Bulls & the Bees, out March 13.