Melvins announce first-ever acoustic compilation album, Five Legged Dog

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Melvins have announced a career-spanning compilation album – and first-ever all-acoustic effort – Five Legged Dog.

Out October 15 via Ipecac Recordings, the release will feature 36 newly recorded acoustic tracks, including renditions of songs from the band's sprawling catalogue as well as covers of Brainiac, The Rolling Stones and Alice Cooper tracks.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.