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High Desert Overdose
High Desert Overdose
Artwork by HAZE XXL.
Split EP by
Melvins
Redd Kross
OFF!
Released December 26 2016
Genre Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Indie Rock, Punk Rock, Hardcore Punk
Label Amphetamine Reptile Records
Melvins chronology
Basses Loaded
(2016)
High Desert Overdose
(2016)
Steven McDonald
(2017)
Redd Kross chronology
Oh Canada! Hot Issue Vol. 2: Show World Tour Live
(2016)
High Desert Overdose
(2016)
Smoke Seven 81/82
(2017)
OFF! chronology
Live From The BBC
(2015)
High Desert Overdose
(2016)
TBA
(TBA)

High Desert Overdose is a three-way split between Melvins, Redd Kross and OFF!, released on 26 December 2016. Limited to 300 copies, the majority was sold on a mini-tour featuring all three groups. The album cover is a parody on the death of Gram Parsons.

BackgroundEdit

Song BackgroundsEdit

The OFF! songs come from a live recording with an unknown date. The Redd Kross song is a re-recording of "Motorboat". Lastly, The Melvins tunes are re-recorded versions of solo King Buzzo tracks from his 2014 album This Machine Kills Artists.

Release InfoEdit

  • White / Red Transparent Split w/ Black Splatter, glow-in-the-dark sleeve, White, black and grey scorpion on back cover, 100 copies. Sold by the bands at Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown New Years Eve 2016 concert. Some copies were sold at shows just prior to the event.
  • Red and White vinyl, glow-in-the-dark sleeve, white, black, and blue scorpion on back cover, 100 copies. Sold by the bands at Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown New Years Eve 2016 concert. Some copies were sold at shows just prior to the event.
  • Two-toned red haze, Red Scorpion, 100 copies. sold exclusively on mailorder.

TracklistEdit

  • A1. Off! I Don't Belong
  • A2. Off! Void You Out
  • A3. Off! Poison City
  • A4. Off! King Kong Brigade
  • A5. Off! Now I'm Pissed
  • B1. Redd Kross Motorboat
  • B2. Melvins Dark Brown Teeth
  • B3. Melvins Rough Democracy

PersonnelEdit

MelvinsEdit

Redd KrossEdit

OFF!Edit

Other PersonnelEdit

  • HAZE XXL - Producer, Artwork

ReferencesEdit

  V·T·E Melvins
Current Members Buzz OsborneDale CroverJeff PinkusSteven McDonald
Past Members Mike DillardMatt LukinLori BlackJoe PrestonMark DeutromKevin RutmanisTrevor DunnJared WarrenCoady Willis
Albums Gluey Porch TreatmentsOzmaBullheadLysolHoudiniPrickStoner WitchStagHonkyThe MaggotThe BootlickerThe CrybabyElectroretardHostile Ambient TakeoverPigs of The Roman EmpireNever Breathe What You Can't See(A) Senile AnimalNude With BootsThe Bride Screamed MurderFreak PukeEverybody Loves SausagesTres CabronesHold It InThree Men and a BabyBasses LoadedA Walk With Love and DeathPinkus Abortion Technician
Select Extended Plays and Splits Six SongsEggnogKing Buzzo (EP)Dale Crover (EP)Joe Preston (EP)Interstellar OverdriveSmash The StateSludge GlamorousHurray For Me, Fuk YouThe Bulls and The Bees1983Beer HippyWar PussyHigh Desert OverdoseSteven McDonald (EP)SabbathHot FishBangersEscape From LAWhite Lazy Boy
Live Albums & Videos Your Choice Live Vol. 12Salad of a Thousand DelightsTora Tora ToraAlive At The F*cker ClubLive At Slim's 8-Track TapeColossus of DestinyA Live History of Gluttony and LustThe EndMelvins Vs. MinneapolisPick Your BattlesEndless ResidencySugar Daddy LiveMelvins Live At Third Man RecordsAround The USA in 51 Days: The Movie!The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale
Compilations Singles 1-1226 SongsNeither Here Nor ThereMangled Demos From 1983Sieg Howdy!The Making Love DemosChicken Switch
Associated Bands and Artists Billy Anderson • Nirvana • Altamont • Fantomas • ShrinebuilderTom HazelmyerMackie OsborneBig BusinessToshi Kasai • Brian Walsby • Crystal FairyCrystal Fairy (Album)
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