Streaming Sausages: Hear The Melvins’ 30th-anniversary covers album, catch ’em on tour

The Melvins: Everybody Loves Sausages(The) Melvins: Everybody Loves Sausages (Ipecac, 4/30/13)

(The) Melvins, embarking on a 30th-anniversary tour (in both standard and Melvins Lite variations, depending on date) on July 12 alongside Honky, is releasing a covers record April 30. Entitled Everybody Loves Sausages, the album showcases the band’s many talents by covering artists as diverse as David Bowie, Queen, The Jam, and Venom. It also features myriad guest stars, including JG ThirlwellScott Kelly (Neurosis), Jello Biafra, and more.


Review: Neurosis’s Honor Found in Decay

Neurosis: Honor Found in DecayNeurosis: Honor Found in Decay (Neurot, 10/30/12)

“At the Well”

Neurosis: “At the Well”

Twenty-five years after the influential sludge- and post-metal band issued its first LP, Neurosis remains as stark and dichotomous as ever with its 10th studio full-length. Again led by guitarists/vocalists Scott Kelly and Steve Von Till, Honor Found in Decay pushes and pulls between anguish and ascension — between darkness and light — sometimes within the same passage.