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Wadlez
November 6th 2013


4651 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I hated this at first, but then I realized it wasn't that bad.

Keyblade
November 6th 2013


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Oh you guys

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InbredJed
November 6th 2013


6101 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

its terri-bad

Polyethylene
November 7th 2013


3217 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

First and every listen to this = what on earth happened guys

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InbredJed
November 7th 2013


6101 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Hypothesis A: surrounded by hangers on and industry yes-men, Mastodon become detached from reality after creating their "masterpiece" CTS and decide that whatever they shit out will be inherently divine.

Hypothesis B: Mastodon have always sucked, and have focused progressively throughout their career on the singular goal of achieving a higher level of suck.

Hypothesis C: Mastodon's latest album "The Hunter" was actually intended as a segue into a reality TV series starring the band alongside late-night darling Jimmy Fallon entitled, "The Creature Lives". The show will air weeknights after "Wheel of Fortune", and will document the band's ongoing struggles to cope with their celebrity status and the hardships of being stereo-typed as "metal".

DrGonzo1937
November 7th 2013


6570 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Definitely Hypothesis C.

MeatSalad
November 7th 2013


14902 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

hypothesis D : they stopped giving a fuck

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BigPleb
November 7th 2013


37588 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Boring album mostly.

Keyblade
November 7th 2013


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

It's no Snooze Mountain or LeviazzzZZzzzzzzzzzz yeah

Drummerboy123
November 7th 2013


2418 Comments


Lol this album is straight forward Mastodon wtf r u all on?

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BigPleb
November 7th 2013


37588 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Exactly 'straight forward', lazy riffs and uninspired songwriting agreed.

DrGonzo1937
November 7th 2013


6570 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

lol

LilLioness
November 7th 2013


2727 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Or E, they just wanted to do something more lighthearted after dealing with physical and emotional trauma with Crack the Skye.

demigod!
November 7th 2013


45006 Comments


fair arguement... just didnt find this album all that focused or memorable, though. They can (and hopefully will) do better.

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DrGonzo1937
November 7th 2013


6570 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Don't know, from a recent Troy interview they said they were going down this route again.

LilLioness
November 7th 2013


2727 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Then I would say it is to say that they just got tired of writing the type of stuff they did earlier in their career.

DrGonzo1937
November 7th 2013


6570 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

To be honest, I don't blame them for trying out a couple of simple albums. Concept albums are fucking brutally hard work.

LilLioness
November 7th 2013


2727 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

And they are hitting their 40s so they really are in the dad rock stage.

Emyay
November 7th 2013


5974 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

songwriting is actually really good on this. vocal melodies also rule. the riffs aren't as badass as they usually are (black tongue and spectrelight are a couple exceptions) but the guitar is still really great and fits the songs perfectly.

trainofconsequence
November 7th 2013


1442 Comments


all their albums rule.



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