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Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments (Used LP) - Vinyl Record LP - 1

Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments (Used LP)

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Melvins super-rare 1st full length album!! 1st US Press.

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The second and last album done with Lukin keeps the Melvins' freak flag flying. Starting with the slow-as-hell "Eye Flys," which, if nothing else, shows off Osbourne's skill at monster soloing while Crover and Lukin play a rhythm that would be too slow even for funerals, Gluey Porch Treatments is, to a large extent, more of the same. Then again, with the possible exception of St. Vitus, not many other bands out there were embracing the love of sludge metal monstrosities as the threesome was (just compare it what Ozzy Osbourne himself was doing at the time). "Exact Paperbacks" alone would have eaten most purportedly loud groups for breakfast without even trying. The combination of sudden, herky-jerky thrash (but not thrash metal) and epic stomp and sprawl once again did wonders here. Meanwhile, Osbourne's attempts to remold the singing on "God of Thunder" into a new guise for the underground ("Bitten Into Sympathy" in particular sounds like the ultimate fusion of Gene Simmons' voice and Tony Iommi's riffs) means his voice once more sounds just ridiculously perfect. Drawn-out syllables at the end of lines descending into murk, bellowing half-understandable insanities, flanged warbles and squeals: It's all there. Crover has some great fun with drums at points -- check out the start of "Influence of Atmosphere," where the echo on his fills and pounds just makes it all the more nuttily dramatic, or the equally strong conclusion of "Leech." Besides the title track, other examples of the band's perverse wit via song title includes "Steve Instant Newman" and the perfectly descriptive "Heaviness of the Load."

-All Music

Tracklist

Eye Flys
Echo Head
Don't Piece Me
Heater Moves And Eyes
Steve Instant Newman
Influence Of Atmosphere
Exact Paperbacks
Happy Grey Or Black
Leeech
Glow God
Big As A Mountain
Heavyness Of The Load
Flex With You
Bitten Into Sympathy
Gluey Porch Treatments
Clipping Roses
As Was It
Over From Under The Excrement

 

Original Release Year: 1987

Label: Alchemy Records

Catalog #: VM103

Format: 12" Vinyl LP

Vinyl Color: Black

Condition: Used: Cover has light creasing and age discoloration. Small blemish on top seam. Very light shelf wear. Spine is totally intact. Vinyl in great shape. Great copy of this rare classic! Image shown above is the actual item you will receive.

Vinyl: VG+

Cover: VG+

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