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Sep.
23rd

The Melvins’ Buzz Osbourne on staying away from Montesano, influencing other bands (audio)

The mighty Melvins return to Tacoma on Monday where they’ll headline the new Hell’s Kitchen for the first time. Then they’ll play an all-ages show at Olympia’s Capitol Theater on Wednesday. They’re the subject of the cover story in Friday’s GO section, and here are a couple of clips from my interview with front man Buzz Osbourne to whet your appetites. Click the links to hear what he said about …

… the odds he’ll kick it in Montesano or Aberdeen any time soon.

… his band’s influence and who he’d like

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Sep.
10th

Guitar Hero Kurt Cobain controversy is brewing

Kurt Cobain’s appearance in Guitar Hero 5 is stirring up some serious controversy this week. For starters, check out the story in the UK’s Guardian newspaper that quotes Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, saying the way her late husband is represented in the new game “a travesty” and that she will sue the game’s producer, Activision.

Various sources have reported that the unlockable Cobain character sings Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a Bad Name” and other rock hits.

Oh, snap! That almost sounds like a dig.
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