The Melvins are an American rock band that formed in 1983[1] in Montesano, Washington. They have mostly performed as a trio, as well as a quartet with two drummers in recent years. Since 1984, vocalist and guitarist Buzz Osborne and drummer Dale Crover have been constant members. The band was named after a supervisor at a Thriftway in Montesano, Washington, where Osborne also worked as a clerk. "Melvin" was despised by other employees, and the band's members felt it to be an appropriately ridiculous name.[2] Their early work was key to the development of both grunge and sludge metal.[3]



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Photos - Melvins100

Popular Albums46

Album Appearances & References15

Popular Songs15

Popular Live Albums7

Live Album Appearances & References2

Song Appearances & References1

Minor Film Appearances & References1

Collaborators & Influencers15

Other Music-Related Relationships21

Band Members10

You May Also Be Interested In16


Spotify - Albums & Singles55


Spotify - Appears On4


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts53

The Casbah
San Diego, United States
April 26, 2018
The Rock
Tucson, United States
April 27, 2018
Dallas, United States
April 29, 2018
Austin, United States
April 30, 2018
White Oak Music Hall
Houston, United States
May 1, 2018
Spanish Moon
Baton Rouge, United States
May 3, 2018
Birmingham, United States
May 4, 2018
Visulite Theater
Charlotte, United States
May 6, 2018
Cat's Cradle
Carrboro, United States
May 7, 2018
Baltimore, United States
May 9, 2018
Underground Arts
Philadelphia, United States
May 10, 2018
Brooklyn, United States
May 11, 2018
Space Ballroom
Hamden, United States
May 12, 2018
Paradise Rock Club
Boston, United States
May 13, 2018
Corona Theatre
Montreal, Canada
May 14, 2018
Grog Shop
Cleveland, United States
May 18, 2018
Rex Theater
Pittsburgh, United States
May 19, 2018
Louisville, United States
May 20, 2018
3rd & Lindsley
Nashville, United States
May 22, 2018
Memphis, United States
May 23, 2018
The Ready Room
St Louis, United States
May 24, 2018
Record Bar
Kansas City, United States
May 25, 2018
Cain's Ballroom
Tulsa, United States
May 26, 2018
Norman, United States
May 27, 2018
Meow Wolf
Santa Fe, United States
May 29, 2018
The Green Room
Flagstaff, United States
May 30, 2018
Crescent Ballroom
Phoenix, United States
May 31, 2018
The Observatory
Santa Ana, United States
July 12, 2018
The Troubadour
Hollywood, United States
July 13, 2018
Fresno, United States
July 14, 2018
Great American Music Hall
San Francisco, United States
July 16, 2018
Holy Diver
Sacramento, United States
July 17, 2018
Seattle, United States
July 19, 2018
Wonder Ballroom
Portland, United States
July 20, 2018
Venue Nightclub
Vancouver, Canada
July 21, 2018
Union Hall
Edmonton, Canada
July 24, 2018
Marquee Room
Calgary, Canada
July 25, 2018
Pyramid Cabaret
Winnipeg, Canada
July 27, 2018
The Aquarium (Dempsey's Upstairs)
Fargo, United States
July 28, 2018
First Avenue
Minneapolis, United States
July 29, 2018
High Noon Saloon
Madison, United States
July 30, 2018
Park West
Chicago, United States
July 31, 2018
The Pyramid Scheme
Grand Rapids, United States
August 2, 2018
El Club
Detroit, United States
August 3, 2018
A&R Music Bar
Columbus, United States
August 4, 2018
The Vogue Theatre
Indianapolis, United States
August 5, 2018
Rock Island Brewing Company
Rock Island, United States
August 6, 2018
Des Moines, United States
August 7, 2018
The Waiting Room
Omaha, United States
August 8, 2018
Gothic Theatre
Englewood, United States
August 10, 2018
Aggie Theatre
Fort Collins, United States
August 11, 2018
Urban Lounge
Salt Lake City, United States
August 13, 2018
The Bunkhouse Saloon
Las Vegas, United States
August 14, 2018


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