What do Queen and Venom, Roxy Music and Throbbing Gristle, The Kinks and Tales Of Terror have in common? The Melvins turn out to be uncompromising fans of these bands. And The Melvins wouldn't be The Melvins if they didn't manage to pay tribute to their idols in some way. If you can get into the weird humor of Buzz Osborne & Co.. Queens "Best Friend", for example, comes with such a great grandeur that you almost have to fear for the Melvins themselves. At this point they present some guest musicians. Tweak Bird Caleb Benjamin takes over the part of Freddie Mercury with great self-confidence. With David Bowie's "Station To Station" it becomes epic and progressive. Including the noise attacks for which the Melvins are notorious. Here on the microphone: JG Thirlwell (Foetus). Scott Kelly (Neurosis) takes over the guest part on Venom's "Warhead", Mudhoney's Mark Arm is on "Set In On Fire" by The Scientists. And Jello Biafra successfully gives the Brian Ferry in Roxy Musics "In Every Dream Home A Heartache".
Top track: In Every Dream Home A Heartache