Posted in music | tour dates on February 4, 2014

by Doug Moore

King Buzzo w/ Melvins at Housecore Horror Fest, 2013 (more by Trent Maxwell)
Melvins

Melvins are about as predictably unpredictable as any heavy band out there. Their recent stunts include trying to set a US tour record by playing all 50 states in 51 days and reverting to their original early-'80s lineup for their most recent album.

For his next trick, vocalist/guitarist Buzz Osborne will be playing a run of solo acoustic shows in February and March, starting with a Scion Rock Show appearance in LA on 2/25. This wouldn't be such a weird move for most rock frontmen, but Buzzo is not known for his friendliness to such sensitive endeavors. As he put it himself:

"I'm looking forward to taking this show on the road! Solo acoustic is something I'd never thought I'd be doing. Maybe that's why this will work!"
Osborne will also release a "commemorative 10-inch" (odd word choice, but okay) of the tour via Amphetamine Reptile on a date yet to be announced.

No NYC stop at the moment, sadly, but if you're going to be in Austin for SXSW you can catch Osborne there. All dates are listed below...

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King Buzzo - 2014 solo acoustic dates
Feb. 25 Los Angeles, CA Scion Rock Show @ The Satellite
March 2 Minneapolis, MN Grumpy's
March 6 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
March 8 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
March 10 Norman, OK Opolis
March 11 Dallas, TX Club Dada
March 13 Austin, TX Record Label Rummage Sale
March 16 Little Rock, AR Stickyz Rock'n'Roll Chicken Shack
March 17 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone
March 20 Louisville, KY Zanzabar
March 21 Indianapolis, IN Radio Radio
March 22 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen
March 23 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon

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Comments (7)

Even though they're pretty "meh" in my opinion, I can't bring myself to hate on the Melvins for some reason. They seem like they're a good bit less idiotic than most metal, I guess.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 5:55 PM

(the) Melvins > all bands

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 10:02 PM

^ Nah, Melvins are mediocre at best.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 11:24 PM

Sometimes we really have to be buzzing around in order to let others be interested on what we are up to.

Posted by Feed the Children | February 5, 2014 2:50 AM

I like how he just breaks character.

Posted by Yan | February 11, 2014 2:31 AM

Great.

Posted by Sony | November 19, 2014 5:48 AM

whoever filmed this deserves to die in front of their children.


Posted by Sony | November 19, 2014 5:54 AM

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