Song of the Day - October 31, 2006
The Melvins have been around for twenty some years and are one of the founding fathers of grunge. Diehard fans will know that Kurt Cobain once was a roadie for the band and that Shirley Temple Black's daughter was once a bassist for the group. On their latest album A Senile Animal, The Melvins employ a dual drummer attack, which enriches their heavy sound. One of my favorite tracks is "Civilized Worm," which shows off their dual drummers in a torrent of heavy pounding at the conclusion of the song. As it is Halloween, the most appropriate track for song of the day honors just happens to be "Blood Witch," which epitomizes the heavy, scorch the earth sound of The Melvins. Click here to listen.