Posted in metal | music on August 9, 2013


You may have heard about the last minute Melvins show at Humboldt Park in Chicago? Turns out the appearance was part of an AV Undercover piece that had the trio perform "Graveyard" by Butthole Surfers in front of a parked ice cream truck. Video is in this post. Make sure and watch the video, which shows a swarm of kids clamoring for free ice cream and completely indifferent to the band around them. The song breaks down into cacophony, which is actually the perfect soundtrack to the sugar-fueled feeding frenzy around them. Knowing the Melvins and their sense of humor, I am sure this is something they are very happy about.

Melvins are readying their new LP, Tres Cabrones, with original drummer Mike Dillard, and recently passed through NYC at House of Vans.

Melvins' AV Undercover video is below...



Comments (24)

how zany.

This is Chicago. They're lucky one of the kids didn't shoot them.

Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 12:20 PM

i don't think any of those kids were jamming along

Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 12:40 PM

Who cares?

Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 12:43 PM

Even the Melvins at full volume could not deter their quest for diabetes

Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 2:07 PM

this is why I love THE MELVINS

Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 2:43 PM

They finished the House of Vans w Graveyard w/ Gibby coming out on stage to join rad even though I'm sure a lot of people didn't even realize...but then again who knows...RAD SHOW!

Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 5:28 PM


Posted by Anonymous | August 9, 2013 11:50 PM

This is the single greatest statement on the decline of civilization.

Great band playing, making great music for ages. Kids don't give a fuck in the face of "free ice cream".

Fuck this world and the zombie sheep that populate it.

Posted by Anonymous | August 10, 2013 1:39 AM

Ice cream is not vegan you ass hole

Posted by lactose intolerance supremacist | August 10, 2013 4:39 AM

That was a great cover Melvins. Still bad ass!

Posted by Anonymous | August 10, 2013 5:13 AM

Low hanging fruit. Gotta love the Melvins.

Posted by Anonymous | August 10, 2013 7:39 AM

Love that one kid who's totally into it

Posted by Anonymous | August 10, 2013 9:58 AM

what about buttholes now?

Posted by jordon | August 10, 2013 12:59 PM

I used to get my weed from some dude in an ice cream truck

Posted by Anonymous | August 10, 2013 4:37 PM

Buzz hates black kids.

Posted by Anonymous | August 10, 2013 5:23 PM

the first song made me think this might be something awesome, but after hearing the rest- not so much. average/decent album

Posted by Melissa | February 17, 2014 5:59 AM

Melvins is real rok! Just do the math, more than the stones , more than james brown(sorry), metallica please, as good as they are, they dont have the +*^%'

Posted by Martinez | February 26, 2014 2:03 PM

No one can or ever will touch the melvins musically,it cannot be done.

Posted by guitarfetishist | March 8, 2014 9:58 PM

him in his trailer makes a darn successful

Posted by Massagem Tantrica sp | April 3, 2014 9:18 AM

Rob would have some in him. but Butthole surfers sort of are always doing new things so this was not their song for a long time, they probably went off to other experiments and such.

Posted by Orion | May 13, 2014 4:32 AM

I want that on vinyl so badly!!! But it's just impossible to find a copy nowadays!! I hope someday they reissue this album, 'cause it's one of their best in my opinion.

Posted by Kensley | June 2, 2014 7:47 AM

this isnt even a comment, it sound like someone taking a shit, it isnt a comment... the comment sucks and theres no talent in this comment... fucking god awful... the comment stays in mainly one place and only changes some words that sound like shit, the only talent you have, is you can use a keyboard

Posted by Dore | October 13, 2014 8:33 AM

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