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Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Buzz speaks about the Melvins' beginnings, firing Nirvana's Kurt Cobain from the 'Houdini' recording sessions and more.

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Buzz Osborne, ‘Rough Democracy’ – Exclusive Performance

King Buzzo busts out his acoustic guitar to perform 'Rough Democracy.'

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Melvins’ Buzz Osborne: Nirvana’s Biggest Hits Are Structurally the Same as Hair Metal’s Biggest Hits

Nirvana and Melvins are almost attached at the hip when it comes to rock history. As one of Kurt Cobain's biggest influences, Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne has always been able to offer fascinating insight on Cobain and Nirvana as a whole. In a new interview, Osborne shares an interesting take on Nirvana, comparing the band's songwriting to "a hair metal band's biggest hits."

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Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Criticizes Kurt Cobain + Smashing Pumpkins

Nirvana and Melvins will forever be connected in rock history. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain famously cited Melvins as perhaps his greatest influence, inspiring the would-be grunge icon to create a specific blend of punk rock and sludge which would turn Cobain into the voice of disenfranchised youth. However, Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne and longtime friend of Cobain doesn't have the most positive viewpoint of the musician, as evidenced in a new interview.

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