Project Mercury (album)

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Project Mercury
Project Mercury.jpg
Studio album by Rosetta/Balboa
Released April 24, 2007 (2007-04-24)
Genre Post-metal, sludge metal, post-hardcore
Length 47:29
Label Level Plane
Producer BJ McMurtie, J. Matthew Weed
Rosetta chronology
The Galilean Satellites
(2005)
Project Mercury
(2007)
Wake/Lift
(2007)
Balboa chronology
split with Russian Circles
(2005)
Project Mercury
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnik 4.5/5 stars [1]
Absolute Punk (85%) [2]
Metal Review 7.9/10 stars [3]

Project Mercury is the a split album by Rosetta and Balboa. The title is derived from the 1959 United States human spaceflight of the same name. It was released on April 24, 2007 through the now defunct record label Level Plane.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Primitive Accumulation" Peter Bloom Balboa 2:52
2. "Kaddish" Balboa Balboa 9:52
3. "Planet of Slums" Bloom Balboa 3:15
4. "TMA-1" Rosetta Rosetta 10:21
5. "Clavius" Rosetta Rosetta 12:18
6. "Project Mercury" Bloom, Rosetta Rosetta, Balboa 8:51

Personnel[edit]

Rosetta
  • Michael Armine – sound manipulation, vocals
  • David Grossman – bass, vocals
  • Bruce McMurtrie Jr. – drums
  • J. Matthew Weed – guitar, violin
Balboa
  • Peter Bloom - vocals
  • Armando Morales - bass
  • Dave Pacifico – guitar
  • Drew Juergens – drums
Samples
  • Mike Armine on "TMA-1" and "Project Mercury"
Production
  • Mastered by Alan Douches
Artwork
  • Art design by Paul Jeffrey

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Review:Rosetta/Balboa - Project Mercury". Sputnik. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Review:Balboa / Rosetta - Project Mercury Split". Absolute Punk. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Jordan, Jason. "Review:Rosetta/Balboa Project Mercury (Split CD)". Metal Review. Retrieved 29 May 2012.