Stag (Melvins album)

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Stag
Studio album by Melvins
Released July 15, 1996
Recorded 1996 at Sound City, A&M Studios, Entourage, Falconer (London)
Genre Sludge metal, Alternative Rock
Length 51:05
Label Atlantic
Producer The Melvins, GGGarth, Joe Barresi
Melvins chronology
Tora Tora Tora
(1995)
Stag
(1996)
Honky
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Stag is the eighth album by Melvins, which was released in 1996 through Atlantic Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Bit"   Words: Osborne - Music: Crover 4:45
2. "Hide"   Words/Music: Osborne 0:50
3. "Bar-X-the Rocking M"   Words: Osborne - Music: Crover, Deutrom, Osborne 2:24
4. "Yacobs Lab"   Music: Deutrom 1:17
5. "The Bloat"   Words/Music: Osborne 3:41
6. "Tipping the Lion"   Words/Music: Osborne 3:48
7. "Black Bock"   Words/Music: Osborne 2:43
8. "Goggles"   Music: Crover, Deutrom, Osborne 6:30
9. "Soup"   Music: Crover, Deutrom, Osborne 2:39
10. "Buck Owens"   Words/Music: Osborne 3:11
11. "Sterilized"   Words: Osborne - Music: Crover, Deutrom, Osborne 3:30
12. "Lacrimosa"   Words: Deutrom - Music: Crover, Deutrom, Osborne 4:40
13. "Skin Horse"   Words/Music: Osborne 5:16
14. "Captain Pungent"   Words/Music: Osborne 2:21
15. "Berthas"   Words/Music: Osborne 1:25
16. "Cottonmouth"   Words/Music: Crover 1:56

Personnel[edit]

The Melvins[edit]

  • King Buzzo - guitar (tracks 1-3, 5-8, 10, 13-15), vocals (tracks 1, 3, 5-8, 10, 11, 13-15), backing vocals (track 7), moog (track 9), bass (track 11), drums (track 12), interlude guitar (track 13); engineer, producer & mixer (tracks 1-3 & 5-15)
  • Mark D - bass (tracks 1, 3-8, 10, 12-15), additional guitar (tracks 1, 6, 7 & 11), all instrumentation (track 4), slide guitar (track 5), backing vocals (track 7), moog & drum beat (track 9), vocals & guitar (track 12), interlude guitar, baritone guitar & piano (all track 13); engineer, producer & mixer (tracks 1 & 3-15)
  • Dale C - drums & percussion (tracks 1, 3, 5-8, 10-16), additional guitar (tracks 1 & 11), sitar (track 1), bongos & backing vocals (track 7), moog (track 9), all instrumentation & vocals (track 16); engineer, producer & mixer (tracks 1, 3 & 5-16)

Additional personnel[edit]

  • GGGarth - engineer, producer & mixer (tracks 1, 3, 5-7, 9, 10, 13-15); backing vocals (track 7)
  • Joe Barresi - engineer, producer & mixer (tracks 1, 3, 5-7, 9, 10, 13-15)
  • Dirty Walt - valve trombone (track 3)
  • Mac Mann - organ & grand piano (track 3)
  • Alex Newport - engineer, producer & mixer (track 8)
  • Bill Bartell - guitars (track 11)
  • Chris Kozlowski - engineer, producer & mixer (track 11)
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering
  • Ron Boustead - mastering
  • Mackie Osborne - illustration & design, drums (track 12)
  • David Lefkowitz - management & fan club

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1996 Heatseekers 33

References[edit]