Guitarist Buzz “King Buzzo” Osborne of the mighty Melvins were recently interviewed by Decibel. Topics touched on include the often tongue-in-cheek nature of the band’s music:
I’ve always been a big fan of bands like the Fugs, Captain Beefheart … We’re what Captain Beefheart would do if he played heavy metal. That’s what we’re doing.
And with whom the Melvins would like to release a split EP:
(B)ands who don’t exist anymore, y’know. We gotta lot of them: Off; Fucked Up; this band who hasn’t existed since the ‘80s the U-Men; the Cows; Napalm Death; Mudhoney. Oh, one of them is going to have three songs on one side and that one’s got the Necros, and Negative Approach.
Read much more at Decibel.