Rock Bible

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Rock Bible
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Studio album by The Mentors
Released 1990
Recorded 1989
Studio Catshit Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles
Genre Heavy metal
Sludge metal
Psychedelic metal
Length 41:25
46:01 (2007 CD rerelease)
Label Mentor
The Mentors chronology
Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll
(1989)
Rock Bible
(1990)
To the Max
(1991)
Rock Bible (demo tape)
Demo album by The Mentors
Released 2003 (leaked)
Recorded November 17, 1989
Studio Catshit Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles
Genre Heavy metal
Sludge metal
Psychedelic metal
Length 33:42

Rock Bible is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band the Mentors. The lyrical content changed from sexism to the band's personal turmoil, although there were some sexist songs and one, "My Daughter Is a Strawberry", had racist lyrics (tongue in cheek of course, as Insect on Acid, who is African-American, was a member of the band during this time period):

It was only available on cassette on its original release. Rick Lomas (Insect on Acid) plays drums on most tracks, due to El Duce's increasing struggles with alcoholism. Bootleggers sold bad-quality MP3 rips of the tape bundled with the Get Up and Die EP as CDs before an official CD version was released in 2007, remastered from the original cassette.

A demo tape from the sessions that produced this album, recorded in 1989, exists. The tape was acquired by a Mentors fan from a friend of the band in 1993, before being uploaded to the Internet ten years later. It contains unmixed versions of "Constantly Jackin'", "Chicks with Dicks", "Panhandler", and "Cardboard Condo", as well as 3 otherwise unreleased tracks: "Million Dollar High", "Eddie Anaconda", and "Airhead Stare". The tape also contains studio chatter, of which remnants can be heard in the released album.

Lyrics from "Cardboard Condo" were reused in the track "Living on Welfare" from El Duce's 1993 solo album Slave to Thy Master.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Constantly Jackin'" 7:41
2. "Sit on My Face and Squirm" 3:51
3. "Sexual Fantasies" 2:22
4. "Hilljack Heaven" 4:00
5. "Chicks with Dicks" 3:50
6. "Turned You Into a Lesbian" 4:36
7. "Panhandler" 3:35
8. "My Daughter is a Strawberry" 4:07
9. "Cardboard Condo" 4:44
10. "Jump Through the Hoops" 3:04
11. "Vulture of Love" (Bonus track, only available on 2007 CD rerelease) 4:12

Demo tape track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Panhandler" 4:10
2. "Million Dollar High" 5:20
3. "Chicks with Dicks" 4:01
4. "Cardboard Condo" 4:50
5. "Constantly Jackin'" 7:49
6. "Eddie Anaconda" 3:20
7. "Airhead Stare" 4:31

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