Though the lightning storm delayed my +1 who was coming in from California's stoney north coast, we arrived at the Great American Music Hall just in time to see the sludgy gods take the stage. Charging through every era of their deep and never-sucking catalog, Buzz and Co. were breaking necks from front to back. They closed out with Coady Willis and Dale Crover trading 8's, then 4's, then 2's, before standing on their stools and striking a pose like the gladiators they are (filling in for Unsane's Vinnie Signorelli, who was hospitalized). (Matthew Reamer)
For more on the Melvins go to Emily Savage's interview with King Buzzo.