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King Buzzo Acoustic Australian Tour Announced

Written by Mike Hohnen on May 21, 2014

Melvins frontman and seminal figure in the grunge movement Buzz Osborne AKA King Buzzo has announced his first-ever run of headlining solo Australian tour dates to coincide with the release of his forthcoming solo acoustic debut This Machine Kills Artists available Friday, 30th May.

You’d be hard pressed to find an artist with more rock cred than King Buzzo still performing today. He’s a legend of the grunge scene, has contributed to more then 30 albums, including Fantômas‘ ARIA charts hit The Directors Cut, and performed more then 2,000 shows within his three decade long career.

Australians clearly have a penchant for the works of Buzzo. Melvins’ 19th studio album Tres Cabrones, an LP which saw drummer Mike Dillard reunite with original members Buzz and and Dale Crover, dropped last year, and the band’s co-headline Australian tour with Helmet sold out all over.

Buzzo’s popularity is unlikely to wane with his newfound independent direction. As the man himself explains, “What I’m doing, it’s not folk music, it’s not heavy metal. It’s ‘molk,’ how ’bout that?” Yeah, we’re feelin’ it. Check out some molk stylings on lead track Dark Brown Teeth.

His Australian tour will be preceded by a 38-show US tour, so you know he’s going to be in molkin’ good form. Tickets go on sale to the general public from 10am local time, Thursday, 29th May.

Stay tuned for our interview with King Buzzo on Music Feeds. Read what the outspoken frontman had to say to us about fans romanticising his friend Kurt Cobain’s death here.

Photos: Melvins, Helmet, Six Ft Hick – The Hi-Fi, Brisbane 08/12/13 / Photos by Rebecca Reid

King Buzzo Australian Tour Dates, August 2014

Wednesday, 13th August
Enigma Bar, Adelaide – (18+)
Tix: http://www.Moshtix.com.au | Ph: 1300 438 849

Thursday, 14th August
Barwon Club, Geelong – (18+)
Tix: http://www.Oztix.com.au | Ph: 1300 762 545

Friday, 15th August – SOLD OUT
Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne – (18+)
Tix: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Saturday, 16th August – NEW SHOW
Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne (18+)
Tix: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Wednesday, 20th August
The Small Ballroom, Newcastle – (18+)
Oztix.com.au | Ph: 1300 762 545

Thursday, 21st August
Newtown Social Club, Sydney – (18+)
Tix: http://www.Newtownsocialclub.com | Ph: 1300 724 867

Friday, 22nd August
Anita’s Theatre, Wollongong – (18+)
Tix: http://www.Yoursandowls.com.au

Saturday, 23rd August
Transit Bar, Canberra – (18+)
Tix: http://www.Oztix.com.au | Ph: 1300 762 545

Sunday, 24th August
Black Bear Lodge, Black Bear Lodge – (18+)
Tix: http://www.Oztix.com.au | Ph: 1300 762 545

Tuesday, 26th August
Astor Lounge, Perth – (18+)
Showticketing.com.au | Ph: 08 9370 5888

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