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The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Recalls Past Tours With Nine Inch Nails and White Zombie

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Lucy Johnston, Getty Images

The Melvins are in the midst of their '51 States in 51 Days' tour, attempting to set a Guinness World Record for fastest tour of the United States. Frontman Buzz Osborne has been keeping a tour diary at Spin.com, and had some interesting observations about previous tours with Nine Inch Nails and White Zombie.

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‘Melvan’ Featuring Artwork by Kurt Cobain Sells for $24,701 on eBay

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eBay

As an automobile, this 1972 Dodge van has seen better days. But as a pop culture artifact, it's worth over $20,000, thanks to some scribbling Kurt Cobain did on the side during his stint as a roadie for sludge metal pioneers the Melvins.

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Melvins Tour Van With Kurt Cobain Artwork Up for Auction Again

Melvan
eBay

If you didn’t spend your life savings purchasing the childhood home of Ronnie James Dio on eBay recently, there’s another auction up for grabs that might interest fans of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.

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Melvins Attempt to Break Guinness World Record for Fastest Tour of the United States

The Melvins
Ipecac Recordings

The Melvins are back with a new album and are looking to shatter a Guinness World Record for the fastest tour of the United States, which they plan to do by playing every state with 51 shows in as many days.

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Melvins Lite, ‘Freak Puke’ – Album Review

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The Melvins -- or more accurately, to use the name they're operating under for this record, Melvins Lite -- fearlessly conquer even more new sonic territory on their 18th album, 'Freak Puke.'

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Melvins Announce 2012 ‘Lite’ Tour, ‘Last Call’ TV Appearance

The Melvins
Ipecac Recordings

The Melvins, currently on tour in their "standard" four-piece configuration in support of the just-released 'The Bulls and the Bees' EP, have announced the first round of summer tour dates for their new three-piece Melvins Lite lineup.

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Melvins Unveil Comedic Video for ‘The War on Wisdom’ + Release Free EP

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Jessie Rose

The Melvins have just released 'The Bulls and the Bees' EP,' which is available for free downloading courtesy of Scion A/V. The band has also made a new music video for 'The War on Wisdom,' which comedically depicts the group as little kids jamming out and retaining those famous Melvins hairdos.

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Melvins Stream ‘National Hamster’ from Upcoming ‘Bulls and the Bees’ EP

King Buzzo of the Melvins
Lucy Johnston, Getty Images

Grungy sludge merchants Melvins have just released the first song from their upcoming EP 'The Bulls and the Bees.' 'National Hamster' is one of the five tracks that will be released for free on March 13.

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Melvins Tour Van Inked With Kurt Cobain’s Art Brings Big Bids on eBay

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eBay: taddoyle

Got an some extra dough burning a hole in your pocket? Well, we've just found your next extravagant purchase. It's a beautiful 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal Van with an ice cream sandwich paint job, busted hood and four flat tires! Oh yeah, it also just happens to have been used by the Melvins during their early years and features art drawn onto the van by Kurt Cobain.

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The Melvins Announce New Free EP ‘The Bulls and the Bees’

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The Melvins will release a five-song EP titled 'The Bulls and the Bees' on March 13 as a free download via ScionAV.com.

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