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Red Mesa ‘Partial Distortions’ LP


‘Partial Distortions’ on 12″ Gatefold LP

Includes 2-sided color insert with lyrics and band photos.

Track Listing: 
ÓDR (8:08)
The Assertion (4:29)
Dying In The Cold Sun (6:45)
12 Volt Shaman (5:14)
Desert March (5:21)
Witching Hour (7:20)


Original goucahe painting album cover by Mario Blasphemator.

Three stunning variants each limited to 100 copies!

Estimated to ship on 3/29/2024.

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“Red Mesa dig deep in the earth with ‘Partial Distortions’ and emerge with their finest work yet. A new level of heavy songwriting for the trio who already had ‘being badass’ in their pocket.” – JJ Koczan/The Obelisk

‘Partial Distortions’ shows a powerful return of the Albuquerque, NM heavy desert rock trio Red Mesa with their fourth full-length.

This 6-track album features the same lineup from their 2020 release ‘The Path to the Deathless’ and the 2022 single ‘Forest Cathedral’.

The record shows further collaboration between band members as guitarist/vocalist Brad Frye, bassist/vocalist Alex Cantwell, and drummer/vocalist Roman Barham all contributed musically and lyrically throughout the album.

Red Mesa has been leading the new generation of desert rock by proving that the genre is capable of greater expanses. The trio has expanded their signature heavy desert sound on ‘Partial Distortions’ to include more doom and sludge metal moments. “Blackened desert” sound collages and an overall doomier and downright frightening musical path will confront the listener, as the album is darker musically and thematically. All whilst still dwelling within an optimism that instills hope that amongst the loss, the tragic endings, and the suffering that this existence brings, that life is still worth living.

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