Stag - Melvins
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  1. The Bit
  2. Hide
  3. Bar-X-The Rocking M
  4. Yacobs Lab
  5. The Bloat
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  1. The Bit
  2. Hide
  3. Bar-X-The Rocking M
  4. Yacobs Lab
  5. The Bloat
  6. Tipping the Lion
  7. Black Bock
  8. Goggles
  9. Soup
  10. Buck Owens
  11. Sterilized
  12. Lacrimosa
  13. Skin Horse
  14. Captain Pungent
  15. Berthas
  16. Cottonmouth
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The repeating sitar-into-guitar-chord start of the album makes it clear that Stag isn't going to be quite like anything the Melvins had yet recorded to that point. There's such a strong and audible emphasis on the band really exploring the possibilities of the studio throughout that the effect is breathtaking -- it's a huge, epic sound that's also quite varied, a fine indication of where the band would be going in later years. The roots of the Melvins remain clear -- direct, deliberate, and focused crunch -- but they don't ...

Stag 1996, Mammoth II

UPC: 075678287824

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