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    (1983- )
    Born in Montesano, Washington
    2021 lineup:
    Buzz Osborne, lead vocals and guitar
    Dale Crover, drums
    Steven Shane McDonald, bass guitar
    Recorded the albums 'Gluey Porch Treatments' (1987), 'Ozma' (1989), 'Bullhead' (1991), 'Houdini' (1993), 'Stoner Witch' (1994), 'Stag' (1996), 'The Maggot' (1999), 'The Bootlicker' (1999), 'The Crybaby' (2000), ''Pigs of the Roman Empire' (with Lustmord, 2004), 'Never Breathe What You Can't See' (with Jello Biafra, 2004), 'Say Howdy' (with Jello Biafra, 2005), 'Nude with Boots' (2008), 'The Bride Screamed Murder' (2010), 'Everybody Loves Sausages' (2013), 'Hold It In' (2014), 'A Walk with Love and Death' (2017), and 'Working with God' (2021)
    Over the years, they have had eight bass guitarists -- eleven, if you include touring musicians who never played on records.
    They had to retitle their album 'Lysol' as 'The Melvins' after the manufacturers of Lysol disinfectant protested (1992).
    Reportedly, much of the audience was lying on the floor covering their ears during the concert captured on their experimental live album 'Colossus of Destiny.' (1998)
    During a 2011 tour, they played Christchurch, New Zealand, the day before a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the city (February 22), and were scheduled to play in Tokyo the night eastern Japan was rocked by an 8.9 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful earthquake recorded in Japan (March 11).

Credit: C. Fishel

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