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Published June 05 2012

The Melvins to play Fargo on way to world record

FARGO – Iconic rockers The Melvins will play in Fargo en route to setting a Guinness World Record as the first band to tour all 50 states and Washington, D.C., in just 51 days.

The trio plays Sept. 18 at The Aquarium in Fargo, sandwiched between shows in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Minneapolis.

The tour starts Sept. 5 in Anchorage, Alaska, and ends Oct. 25 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The group, led by singer/guitarist Buzz Osborne, and their heavy, slow sound is credited with inspiring acts like Nirvana, Soundgarden, Tool and others.

Tickets for this ID-only show go on sale at noon on Friday at Tickets300 by phone at (866) 300-8300 or online at both JadePresents.com and Tickets300.com. Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 the day of the show. Fees may apply.