Melvins’ frontman Buzz Osborne has participated in about a zillion side projects over the years—including his King Buzzo solo EP from 1992, part of a series that mimicked the infamous Kiss solo albums in 1978. But he’s never made a whole album by himself. Until now. This Machine Kills Artists is Kin
Buskers, let this be a lesson to you: you don’t have to cover all the usual crappy pop songs anymore - a single acoustic version of a Melvins tune is so much more appealing; even a cranky music snob will stop and throw some change your way. Buzzo is king!
BUY GATES THE COMIC BOOK, the epic cyberpunk comic created by Hal Hefner
As comics go, Heavy Metal magazine has always been in a class of its own. Hal Hefner’s Gates was their first online comic project and, while that alone makes it noteworthy, it’s also a cool story in its own right - which is finally available in print. Destined to be a collector’s item!
Damn, I can’t even scroll through my newsfeed after 3 p.m. PDT because every other time zone is hours ahead and already getting naked on my dash.