The Melvins Talk About Their First Tour

Mack Williams animated this piece for Pitchfork featuring sludge metal pioneers Melvins recounting their disastrous first tour in 1986. It’s simple Flash, but the designs work and embellish the story in all the right ways.


  • Karl Hungus

    My favorite website is featuring a cartoon (my favorite thing to watch) about my favorite band. Pinch me!

    And listen to the Melvins.

  • derik

    Great band! and awesome flipper shirt! That band is awesome too!

    Loved this animation and story

  • Jason Armadillo

    I would have loved to see the Melvins and RKL together!

  • luca

    ha! I wish aggressive music and animation came together more often.

  • http://www.philwillis.com.au Phil Willis

    Melvins – if you want to do more animation: call me.

    Love your work.
    –Phil