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King Buzzo (EP)
King Buzzo EP
Album cover for the King Buzzo EP.
Extended play by Melvins
Released 1992
Recorded 1992
Genre Sludge Metal, Industrial, Experimental, Spoken Word, Comedy
Length 13:53
Producer Barrett Jones
Melvins chronology
Salad of a Thousand Delights
(1992)
King Buzzo (EP)
(1992)
Dale Crover (EP)
(1992)

King Buzzo is one of three solo EPs by The Melvins, released in 1992 on Boner Records. King Buzzo's EP most closely resembles the Melvins' sludgy output and interest in experimentation but with element of industrial in this particular release.

BackgroundEdit

Melvin buzzo poster

As part of the solo EPs, Osborne had recruited drummer Dave Grohl (Scream!, Nirvana) for the project and the only release in the Melvins' discography to feature him. Grohl is credited as "Dale Nixon", in reference to the pseudonym Greg Ginn adopted for playing bass on Black Flag's My War.

Osborne does not appear on "Skeeter" as it is a remix of the song "Just Another Story About Skeeter Thompson" that Grohl recorded for his Pocketwatch solo album. Skeeter Thompson was the bassist of Grohl's old band Scream.

The cover art for the album is a parody of the cover art from Gene Simmons' 1978 solo release.

TracklistEdit

  • 1. Isabella (3:15)
  • 2. Porg (4:02)
  • 3. Annum (4:29)
  • 4. Skeeter (2:03)

PersonnelEdit

  • Buzz Osborne- lead vocals, guitar, bass guitar, producer (all tracks 1-3)
  • Dale Nixon (Dave Grohl) - lead vocals, guitar & bass guitar (all track 4); drums, producer
  • Barrett Jones - producer, engineer
  • Harvey Bennett Stafford - cover and insert painting

External LinksEdit

Melvins - King Buzzo 12" EP14:02

Melvins - King Buzzo 12" EP

ReferencesEdit


  V·T·E Melvins
Current Members Buzz OsborneDale Crover
Rotating Members Mike DillardTrevor DunnJared WarrenCoady WillisJeff PinkusSteven McDonald
Past Members Matt LukinLori BlackJoe PrestonMark DeutromKevin Rutmanis
Albums Gluey Porch TreatmentsOzmaBullheadLysolHoudiniPrickStoner WitchStagHonkyThe MaggotThe BootlickerThe CrybabyElectroretardHostile Ambient TakeoverPigs of The Roman EmpireNever Breathe What You Can't See(A) Senile AnimalNude With BootsThe Bride Screamed MurderFreak PukeEverybody Loves SausagesTres CabronesHold It InThree Men and a BabyBasses LoadedA Walk With Love and Death
Extended Plays Six SongsEggnogKing Buzzo (EP)Dale Crover (EP)Joe Preston (EP)Interstellar OverdriveSmash The StateSludge GlamorousHurray For Me, Fuk YouThe Bulls and The Bees1983Beer HippyWar PussyHigh Desert OverdoseSteven McDonald (EP)
Live Albums & Videos Your Choice Live Vol. 12Salad of a Thousand DelightsTora Tora ToraAlive At The F*cker ClubLive At Slim's 8-Track TapeColossus of DestinyA Live History of Gluttony and LustThe EndMelvins Vs. MinneapolisPick Your BattlesEndless ResidencySugar Daddy LiveMelvins Live At Third Man RecordsAround The USA in 51 Days: The Movie!The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale
Compilations Singles 1-1226 SongsNeither Here Nor ThereMangled Demos From 1983Sieg Howdy!The Making Love DemosChicken Switch
Associated Bands and Artists Billy Anderson • Nirvana • Altamont • Fantomas • ShrinebuilderTom HazelmyerMackie OsborneBig BusinessToshi KasaiBrian WalsbyCrystal FairyCrystal Fairy (Album)

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