Joe Preston (album)

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Joe Preston
EP by The Melvins
Released 1992
Recorded 1992
Genre Sludge metal, drone metal, jazz
Length 27:36
Label Boner
Producer Jeff Brangley
The Melvins chronology
Dale Crover
Joe Preston
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Joe Preston is an EP by the Melvins' then-bassist Joe Preston, which was released in 1992 through Boner Records. It is believed that he is the only performer on the record and the other two performers are a hoax; "Salty Green" is a known pseudonym of Preston, also seen on the "Night Goat" single.[2]

The cover art for the album is a parody of the cover art from Ace Frehley's 1978 solo release while the poster included with it is a parody of the poster from Paul Stanley's solo album. The credit for Marina Sirtis as "Counselor" is a reference to the actress that played Counselor Dianna Troi on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Eagle Has Landed" Joe Preston, Denial Fiend 1:58
2. "Bricklebrit" (contains samples from Apocalypse Now) Joe Preston, Denial Fiend 2:36
3. "Hands First Flower" (contains samples from Apocalypse Now) Joe Preston, Denial Fiend, Salty Green 22:58



  1. ^ "Joe Preston - Melvins". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ "Melvins - Night Goat credits". Retrieved 31 August 2016.