The Desert Sessions ‎– Vol V: Poetry For The Masses (Sea Shed Shithead By The She Shore) / Vol VI: Poetry For The Masses (Black Anvil Ego)

Man's Ruin Records (2) ‎– MR 121, Man's Ruin Records (2) ‎– MR 122
Vinyl, LP, Album, Unofficial Release, Blue

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Vol V. Poetry For The Masses: Sea Shed Shithead By The She Sore
A1 The Desert Sessions You Think I Ain't Worth A Dollar, But I Feel Like A Millionaire
Bass, Guitar – Josh*Drums – Brant BjorkVocals – Mario Lalli
A2 The Desert Sessions Letters To Mommy
Drums – Fred DrakeKeyboards [Yamaha] – Josh*Lyrics By [Poetry Entry #87] – Little Bobby SherwoodPiano – Dave Catching*Vocals – Blag Jesus
A3 The Desert Sessions I'm Dead
Bass – Carlo Von SexronDrums – Gene Troutman*Guitar – Dave "The Catch"*Lyrics By [Poetry Entry #14] – Keri MathersVocals – Pierre Pressure
A4 The Desert Sessions Punk Rock Caveman Living In A Prehistoric Age
Bass – Josh*Drums – Adam Maples, Gene Troutman*Guitar – Dave "The Catch" Catching*Vocals – Blag Jesus
A5 The Desert Sessions Goin To A Hangin
Drums, Noises – Schneebie*Guitar – Dave Catching*Guitar, Bass – Tony MasonVocals, Lyrics By [Poetry Entry #107] – Teddy Quinn*
Vol VI. Poetry For The Masses: Black Anvil Ego
B1 The Desert Sessions A#1
Guitar – Brant BjorkLyrics By [Poetry Entry #4] – Mel QuinlandVocals, Drums, Bass, Guitar – Josh*
B2 The Desert Sessions Like A Drug
Guitar – Brant*Vocals, Drums, Bass, Guitar – Josh*
B3 Aliens (2) Take Me To Your Leader
Guitar, Vocals – Digital D (2)Guitar, Vocals, Electronics – Fugitive PopePercussion – Carlo*, Fred Drake, Gene Troutman*Trombone, Vocals – ChizmWritten-By – Conley*, Laine*, Anderson*
B4 The Desert Sessions Teens Of Thailand
Bass – The Kid (11)Drums – Barrett MartinGuitar – Carlo*, Dave Catching*Lyrics By [Poetry Entry #33 1/3] – Your Worst Fucking Nightmare / The Amish Cowboy
B5 The Desert Sessions Rickshaw
Bass – Hosh Ross SonjoniDrums – Adam Maples, Gene Troutman*Guitar – Josh*Lyrics By [Poetry Entry #7] – Staci Wadsworth
B6 The Desert Sessions Like A Drug (Instrumental) 2:25

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All LP versions are bootlegs.

Recorded and mixed with hair March 11-14 '99 at Rancho De La Luna, Joshua Tree, CA.
Mastered at DigiPrep, Hollyweird, CA.

Lyrics on tracks A2, A3, A5, B1, B4 & B5 are the result of a lyrics contest.

Side A label has a two-tone grey Man's Ruin Records 'cat' logo with MR-121 written on it.
Side B label has a two-tone grey Man's Ruin Records 'cat' logo with MR-122 written on it.

Contains a two sided black & white paper insert
with song list, band members, recording and label info.

The actual track listing differs from the insert. The insert has the original 10" track listing while the actual track listing is that of the CD (MR123).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side etchings): Deserts E-1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side etchings): Deserts F-1