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Episode 504: Buzz Osborne of Melvins


On today's episode, I talk to musician Buzz Osborne. Originally from Morton, WA, Buzz founded the rock band Melvins in the early '80s, and in 1986, C/Z Records released their first EP Six Songs. Since then, they've released over 40 more albums, EPs and compilations on record labels like Alternative Tentacles, Sub Pop and Ipecac Recordings, and while never achieving mainstream success - if that's even something they sought - the band is both sustainable and hugely influential, influencing everyone from Nirvana and Soundgarden to Helmet, Tool, Mastodon and many others. Their latest album, Five Legged Dog, a 36-song acoustic reimagining of their discography, is out now! This is the website for Beginnings, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, follow me on Twitter.

1hr 4mins

15 Oct 2021

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The Melvins / Buzz Osborne - Embracing the Evolution of Music

Anne Erickson on Audio Ink

We have a highly influential guest on the show in Buzz Osborne of The Melvins (@melvinsdotcom). The band was a huge influence on Nirvana and Kurt Cobain, plus countless other musicians from the metal to grunge worlds. Osborne joins Anne Erickson (@AnneErickson) for an in-depth chat about the band's new acoustic set, "Five Legged Dog," plus Kurt Cobain, the future of music and more.  Join private Patreon-> https://www.patreon.com/AnneAutumn Link up with Anne on social media at https://ItsMeAnne.com, and follow Audio Ink Radio the publication at https://AudioInkRadio.com.


13 Oct 2021

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Episode 107 - Buzz Osborne

Third Gear Scratch

Buzz Osborne has cultivated and nourished the kingdom over which he and his musical partner of almost 40 years, drummer Dale Crover currently reign with particular care taken to keep the masses of MELVINS fans sated. He and his wife Mackie are the architects of not only the traditional MELVINS releases but also the  hand screen-printed, letter press and limited edition releases that are manna from heaven for their flock. We talk about their new release Five Legged Dog which features about 30 of their "hits" reimagined as all-acoustic numbers. We also talk about growing up, school, their uncanny sense of vocal harmonies, rotating bassists and his unending dark sense of humor and whimsy that has dictated and rewarded his career.

1hr 16mins

4 Oct 2021

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009 - Buzz Osborne / Melvins

Revolver Fan First

Buzz Osborne (Melvins) explores his long history of fandom, from The Who through to The Stooges, Sex Pistols through to introducing his band and Nirvana's Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic to underground music (and Kurt's first live show, Black Flag), that time Tool backed his band on Ozzfest (and why all of nu-metal sounds like Helmet), his catalyst for making music, why Judas Priest made the best heavy metal record ever, misremembered rock myths, why the only grunge band he still listens to is Soundgarden, the movies he and Mike Patton obsess over and much more.

1hr 24mins

20 Sep 2021

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EP015: Buzz Osborne (Melvins)

The High Way with Kyle Shutt

Welcome back to The High Way with Kyle Shutt! This week I talk with one of the people most responsible for making me want to pick up a guitar and turn my back on the world, Buzz Osborne from Melvins! What a treat for me. We talked about the multitude of ways you can record an album, life in Los Angeles, and of course, being a lifer for rock n' roll! Be sure not to miss an episode by subscribing to our channel!Help us keep the show moving along by visiting our Patreon page at the link below. For a few dollars a month you can get early access to next week's episode, exclusive content only available on the Patreon page, and even get a shoutout on a future episode. https://www.patreon.com/thehighwayWe couldn't do it without your support and we thank every one of you for listening. Listen to this episode anywhere podcasts are streaming.https://feeds.captivate.fm/the-high-way-with-kyle-shutt/


26 May 2021

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EP #49 Buzz Osborne (The Melvins)

Songwriting Malpractice

Interview No.49 with KING BUZZO of The Melvins!!!!


22 Apr 2021

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#053 - Buzz Osborne of Melvins

The Vanflip Podcast

Buzz Osborne is the iconic wild-haired founder, frontman, and guitarist for the legendary band, Melvins. Melvins are an American rock band formed in 1983, in Montesano, Washington. Their early work was key to the development of both grunge and sludge metal. The band released their 32nd (unofficial number by Buzz's account) studio album, "Working With God", in February of 2021 through Ipecac Recordings.Video Version:  YouTubeFOR MORE ON MELVINSIG: https://www.instagram.com/melvinsdotcomTWITTER: https://twitter.com/melvinsdotcomFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/melvinsarmyWEBSITE: http://www.melvins.com FOLLOW LURK:IG: https://www.instagram.com/lurkcity/TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/lurkcity/WEBSITE: http://www.iamlurk.com/ FOLLOW LAMBGOAT:IG: http://www.instagram.com/lambgoat/TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/lambgoat/FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/lambgoatmusic/WEBSITE: https://www.lambgoat.comSPOTIFY PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5UsofwyNNvQZBmPKDjaaoi?si=NAFMHWy8R_mSofeEb3Mzqg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Apr 2021

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Melvins Founder Buzz Osborne on Influencing Nirvana & Metallica's Best Album

The Pit Presents: LAST WORDS

Melvins founder Buzz Osborne discusses growing up in Aberdeen, Washington, influencing Nirvana and the entire Seattle grunge movement, and how there's no such thing as the good ol' days.


8 Apr 2021

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#579:Buzz Osborne/Melvins


Today I sit down with the legend Mr Buzz Osborne for a deep dive into all things Melvins. The Melvins have a brand new record out this week called  Working With God and I must say this record is smoking. It was an honor to talk to Buzz and I think you guys are really going to love this episode. We talk Recording, Guitars, San Francisco, Art and all things Rock n Roll. Dig in and keep the Candles Lit. DDR

1hr 6mins

22 Feb 2021

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Buzz Osborne

Ruinous and Little Everywhere Presents

Buzz Osborne co-founded The Melvins over 30 years ago. They have toured the world many times over and have released 30+ records. Since their first tour, his work ethic and dedication to rock and roll sustainability has kept them on the road and putting out great, thoughtful records almost annually.  In this episode Buzz tells us about the first Melvins tour with southern California hardcore band RKL. They encounter filthy accommodations, acid trips, arrests and skinheads. Right when the tour comes to an abrupt end, Buzz witnesses the unimaginable in a Brooklyn phone booth that changes his perspective on tour and life in general. Music by Buzz Osborne and Joe Plummer.Support the show (https://www.ruinousmedia.com)


7 Aug 2020