The Melvins Plow Through Slims, 8/22/13

The Melvins Honky Thursdsay, Aug.22, 2013 Slim's Better than: Led Zeppelin cover bands… and occasionally, the real thing. After Melvins parted ways with their…

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Down/Melvins

On one level, this bill seems like a master class in thuggish heaviosity. Down's sludgy swamp doom is at the top of the pile,…

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We Try Harder to Abide

“You've seriously only ridden BART once?” my friend asked me as we boarded. “Seriously?” “Yep,” I replied. I suppose this was a fib. I…

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Porn's seductive metal terrorism

For one night last week, the Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theatre and the Great American Music Hall boasted complimentary offerings. While the former enticed customers…

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