Mastodon announce tour
2014-02-04 by BrianE | 30 Comments

2014 is looking to be a big year for Mastodon, as the Atlanta heavy metal veterans will be hitting the road this spring. They will be joined by Gojira and Kvelertak as opening acts. If that's not enough, the band also revealed they are putting the finishing touches on their sixth studio album, the followup to 2011's The Hunter. The disc is planned for release later in the year.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/02/mastodon-announce-2014-tour-finishing-new-album/

02-22 Brisbane, Australia - RNA Showgrounds
02-23 Sydney, Australia - Olympic Park
02-28 Melbourne, Australia - Flemington Racecourse
03-01 Adelaide, Australia - Boynthon Park
03-03 Perth, Australia - Claremont Showgrounds
04-29 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
05-01 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
05-02 Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theater
05-03 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
05-07 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
05-08 Chicago, IL - The Riviera Theater
05-09 Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
05-12 Buffalo, NY - The Town Ballroom
05-13 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
05-15 New York, NY - Terminal 5
05-16 Boston, MA - The Palladium
05-17 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
05-18 Columbus, OH - Rock On The Range
06-04 Hamburg, Germany - Imtech Arena

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deadinholywood
February 4th 2014

239 Comments


The Aussie dates they are supported by Baroness instead of Kvelertak.

tempest--
February 4th 2014

13029 Comments


seeing them at Soundwave, gonna be rad m/

also, "New Album nearly complete!"
http://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t1/q72/s720x720/1560372_10152208565737948_704341145_n.jpg

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Vakarian12
February 4th 2014

3707 Comments


wish they were doing a side show

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zakalwe
February 4th 2014

7291 Comments


I'd bet me life on kvelertak blowing mastodon out the water when it comes to being on stage.

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tempest--
February 4th 2014

13029 Comments


they are Vak, with Baroness

and zak, I've seen both (at separate gigs) and yea Kvelertak killed it

zakalwe
February 4th 2014

7291 Comments


Vak, Zak......Kvelertak!!!!


lyzakthellama
February 4th 2014

1720 Comments


I feel like I would enjoy all of the openers more than I would enjoy seeing mastodon again

CK
February 4th 2014

4908 Comments


A little confused... the palladium is in worcester, not boston

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
February 4th 2014

5246 Comments


Saw Mastodon live over the summer. I love these guys but their live show is weak as hell.

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MasBarHigeuoris21
February 4th 2014

1544 Comments


It's not their show is really weak as Mastodon doesn't interact with the crowd that much if at all (copying Neurosis I suppose), they have their head down for most of the set, and they don't really play their instruments with any emotion.

I saw them play with The Dillinger Escape Plan a few years ago and Dillinger's performance was a lot better than Mastodon's. Dillinger wasn't more technical but they stage dived, played their instruments on top of their amps, started mosh pits, and thrashed around everywhere. If Mastodon interacted with the crowd like that and showed emotion like that, their live show would be a lot better.

lyzakthellama
February 4th 2014

1720 Comments


yeah they were pretty boring when I saw them

decoyoctopus
February 4th 2014

103 Comments


I saw Mastodon on the Hunter / Heritage tour when they toured with Opeth and Ghost, and I saw them when they toured with DEP, so I saw same tour as you MasBarHigeuoris21. I can tell you that they upped their game substantially since they played with DEP, because on Hunter / Heritage tour Mastodon absolutely killed it. The band did not move around a ton, but the sound was so crisp, the playing was so tight, the music was so good, the crowd was absolutely insane. They pretty much just played the entirety of Hunter plus a few other tracks. It was the perfect show, and easily the best one I've ever been to, and I attribute that to the Hunter just being a much better live album to play than the others.

I am so pumped to see Mastodon for the third time, and Gojira for the first..
So pumped..

osmark86
February 4th 2014

3899 Comments


just saw Kvelertak and although they're not the greatest on albums their live set is another thing altogether. had a great time.

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CK
February 4th 2014

4908 Comments


Yeah I'm 100% going, but I'm more going for Gojira and Kvelertak

foreverburning
February 4th 2014

74 Comments


Gonna be the best show of 2014

Skoj
February 4th 2014

1103 Comments


not even a huge mastodon but Kvelertak brings the pain so hard, gonna be a great show.

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pedro70512
February 4th 2014

2530 Comments


Gojira's last N.A. tour was stupendously good. I've been a huge Mastodude since 2006 but Gojira is the more exciting band at the moment, live and otherwise. This should be a lot of fun.

zxlkho
February 4th 2014

3460 Comments


I might be going to the Philly show

DominionMM1
February 4th 2014

9701 Comments


boring

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MeatSalad
February 4th 2014

14381 Comments


Would go to see kvelertak but no calg date, surprise surprise

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conesmoke
February 4th 2014

5194 Comments


Screw this lame tour, where's the friggen album?

titanslayer
February 4th 2014

1578 Comments


To bad I live in the middle of nowhere...

evilford
February 4th 2014

22003 Comments


probably won't try to catch a show

sure hope the new album is better than the hunter

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SGGreenman
February 4th 2014

830 Comments


Dammit no Michigan

qiblas
February 4th 2014

378 Comments


Dig mastodon on cd but live.... Big f#$kin yawn

FearThyEvil
February 4th 2014

12462 Comments


I'll go for the opening acts but probably not mastodon

facupm
February 4th 2014

7292 Comments


never to south america

Mabbitt
February 5th 2014

1344 Comments


I'd love to see Mastodon in Buffalo sometime but I decided not to see anymore shows at the Town Ballroom. Not that there's anything wrong with the venue, but i've seen so many shows there that it's starting to affect how much I enjoy them.

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climactic
February 5th 2014

18597 Comments


will definitely hit up ny

Impervious
February 6th 2014

341 Comments


WHITE FLYING WHALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! M/



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