Dead Planet

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Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 4, 2006
Length47:25
Label
Producer
Dead Planet
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 17, 2007
Recorded2005/2006
GenrePunk rock, stoner rock
Length52:30
LabelSuburban Noize (USA)
Producer
Mondo Generator chronology
III The EP
(2004)
Dead Planet
(2007)
Australian Tour EP 2008
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Manchester Evening News4/5 stars[2]
Type 3 Media8.5/10 stars[3]

Dead Planet is the third studio album by former Queens of the Stone Age and Kyuss bassist/vocalist Nick Oliveri and his band, Mondo Generator. The album was recorded in late 2005 and early 2006 at Dave Grohl's Studio 606 and at Donner & Blitzen studios. The album features Oliveri on bass, vocals, guitars and drums, Hoss Wright on drums, and Ben Perrier, Ben Thomas and Marc Diamond among others.

The album was originally released on the UK label Mother Tongue Records and Impedance Records of Australia in 2006, under the name Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails. Suburban Noize Records released the album on July 17, 2007 in the United States with a different title and track list order, plus the remaining tracks from III The EP (against Oliveri's wishes), and a heavily compressed remastering.

Track listing[edit]

Dead Planet
SonicSlowMotionTrails
  1. "Like a Bomb" – 4:13
  2. "All the Way Down" – 2:56
  3. "SonicSlowMotionTrails" – 3:19
  4. "Basket Case" – 1:35
  5. "Lie Detector" – 4:20
  6. "So High" – 2:24
  7. "Life of Sin" – 2:24
  8. "Mental Hell" – 2:16
  9. "She Only Owns You" – 2:35
  10. "Take Me Away" – 4:48
  11. "I Never Sleep" – 2:08
  12. "All Systems Go!" – 1:26
  13. "Paper Thin" – 10:24
  14. "Sam Hall" – 2:27 (secret bonus track)
Dead Planet
  1. "Basket Case"
  2. "I Never Sleep"
  3. "All the Way Down"
  4. "She Only Owns You"
  5. "Lie Detector"
  6. "Mental Hell"
  7. "All Systems Go"
  8. "Like a Bomb"
  9. "So High"
  10. "SonicSlowMotionTrails"
  11. "Take Me Away"
  12. "Life of Sin"
  13. "Paper Thin"
  14. "Sam Hall"
  15. "There She Goes Again"
  16. "Bloody Hammer"
  17. "Sleep the Lie Away"

Notes

  • Tracks 3, 15, 16, and 17 are from Mondo Generator's previous EP III the EP.
  • Track 9 is a new recording of "So High, So Low" from Mondo Generator's previous album A Drug Problem That Never Existed.
  • Track 6 is a cover of a Ramones song from their album Animal Boy.
  • Track 2 was originally recorded by one of Oliveri's old bands, River City Rapists.
  • Track 13 is a new recording of "Paper Thin" from Nick Oliveri's solo acoustic album Demolition Day.
  • Track 16 is a Roky Erickson cover.

Personnel[edit]

Mondo Generator
Additional musicians
Production

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