Episode 36 - The Melvins (Dale, Buzz and Jeff)

Jul 15, 2015, 05:47 AM

Rules are made to be broken and thus this week on the show Damian breaks his “one-on-one” interview rule but for good reason; The Melvins! Join in on the fun as Damian sits down with all three members of the Melvins to talk about how punk saved them from a life of drudgery.

Also discussed:

-Damian heaping praise on Melvins

-The Garage rock sound: a speaker not working

-Jeff: Running away from home at 15

-Jeff: Joining and touring for three years with the Butthole Surfers at 17

-Jeff: Playing Rock Against Reagan…. ON ACID

-Buzz: Getting into punk through Creem Magazine

-Buzz: Being the only David Bowie fan in your town

-Dale: Buying records at SafeWay

-Dale: First Punk show being the Melvins

-Buzz: First Punk show TSOL

-The iron curtain around Seattle

-Seeing Spinal Tap and FUs/Accused

-DOA: “They were NEVER nice to us.”

-Being competitive with all your peers

-Throbbing Gristle

-The Butthole Surfers as feel good pop band

-No one liking Melvins

-Touring with RKL

-Beyond Possession

-“Whatever you are in to CANNOT be right”

-Shell Shock: Bonding over KISS

-Gluey Porch Treatments as reaction to seeing the state of American Hardcore

-Dabs: A way to straighten Buzz’s hair.

-Mom’s getting high

-Meeting Scott from Neurosis in 1985

-The mystery of Alchemy (records)

-The kindred spirit of Chris Slap-A-Ham Dodge

-Ozma is when it changed

-Not jiving with the Gilman philosophically

-“Let’s Take The Scenic Route Home!”: The Melvins move to San Francisco

-And tons more!!!!!!!

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