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Melvins – Gluey Porch Treatments (1987) Vinyl Album LP

Band: Melvins

Album: Gluey Porch Treatments

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock Doom Metal Hardcore

Label: Alchemy Records

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 17 Tracks Vinyl Album LP

(the) Melvins are a prolific rock/metal band originally formed in 1983 in Aberdeen, WA, relocating to San Francisco, CA in 1988, and eventually settling in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. The core members are Roger "Buzz" Osborne aka King Buzzo (guitar/lead vocals) and Dale Crover (drums/vocals and bass on early releases). Throughout their 30+ years career they have had a rotating cast of more than 10 bass players and have released more than 20 studio albums. Their current bassist is Steven McDonald. They perform under the name "Melvins Lite" with Trevor Dunn on stand-up bass and under the name "Melvins 1983" with Dale on bass instead of drums, in reference to the early incarnation of the band circa 1983 before Dale played the drums in the band. The name Melvins came from a grocery clerk at the Thriftway in Montesano where King Buzzo served as clerk and vandal. Melvin was the most hated fellow employee and they felt it to be an appropriately ridiculous name.

Former members:
. Mike Dillard – drums (1983–1984; 2008–2015, with M (...)

17 Tracks
A1 Eye Flys
A2 Echo Head / Don't Piece Me
A3 Heater Moves And Eyes
A4 Steve Instant Newman
A5 Influence Of Atmosphere
A6 Exact Paperbacks
A7 Happy Grey Or Black
A8 Leeech
B1 Glow God
B2 Big As A Mountain
B3 Heavyness Of The Load
B4 Flex With You
B5 Bitten Into Sympathy
B6 Gluey Porch Treatments
B7 Clipping Roses
B8 As Was It
B9 Over From Under The Excrement

Similar to other versions, this release is without a publisher on label side A and with crossed-out MPO etchings.

Recorded October 1986 at Studio D, Sausilito, CA
Mixed at Starlight, Richmond, CA

Sides are named 'This Side' (Side A) and 'That Side' (Side B) on cover and label.

β„—Β© 1986 Alchemy Records. Made in France.
Alchemy #428

Track A2 is identical with track 2 on rerelease Gluey Porch Treatments, where it's called "Echo / Don't Piece Me".

Tracks are listed separately on back cover.

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