photos by Mathieu Bredeau

Two almost-equally long-running metal innovators, the Melvins and Napalm Death, are on tour now with the only slightly-less long-running Japanese noise rockers Melt-Banana. That killer triple bill just hit NYC for two sold-out shows: Thursday (4/14) at Music Hall of Williamsburg and Friday (4/15) at Webster Hall. Melvins loaded their set with classics, new stuff, and a handful of the covers they like to do, including "Frosted Flake" by Redd Kross, whose Steve McDonald was playing bass with them. Napalm Death did the same, with material spanning from the highly influential Scum to last year's great Apex Predator - Easy Meat.

We didn't get ND's exact setlist (anyone have it?) but the Melvins setlist and pictures from MHOW are in this post.

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Melt Banana

The Melvins

Melvins Setlist (via)
Eye Flys
Deuce (KISS cover)
Queen
The Kicking Machine
National Hamster
Magic Pig Detective
With Yo' Heart, Not Yo' Hands (Malfunkshun cover)
Leech (Green River cover)
Frosted Flake (Redd Kross cover)
Sesame Street Meat
The Water Glass
Onions Make the Milk Taste Bad
The Bloated Pope (Melvins & Lustmord cover)
A Growing Disgust
The Decay of Lying
Revolve
Second Coming (Alice Cooper cover)
Halo of Flies (Alice Cooper cover)

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Napalm Death