Mastodon Post Album Trailer
2014-06-05 by MaySun91 | 42 Comments

Mastodon have released the first part of a making of series detailing their new album, Once More 'Round The Sun, due out June 24th.

The video below shows shots of the recording studio and contains a snippet of an unreleased song at the end.




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MaySun91
June 5th 2014

13 Comments


Interested to see the opinions on the snippet at the end.

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RivalSkoomaDealer
June 5th 2014

664 Comments


What a fun bunch of dudes.

I dig the hell out of the snippets.

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MaySun91
June 5th 2014

13 Comments


It's probably one of the more poppier songs they have done...but man is it catchy and sounds fun as
hell.

Emyay
June 5th 2014

5762 Comments


holy shit can't wait

IronGiant
June 5th 2014

708 Comments


"trying to have the album come to me in my dreams" you heard it here first, mastodon are a bunch of pseudo intellectuals

BMDrummer
June 5th 2014

3898 Comments


Sounds cool, will check the album when it's out

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XingKing
June 5th 2014

10025 Comments


I sort of cringed at that line but I knew what he meant, so all is forgiven

pedro70512
June 5th 2014

2404 Comments


Holy shit I was not expecting that...Brann's got some pipes

goddamn I can't wait to hear the full song

TalonsOfFire
June 5th 2014

4954 Comments


What a bunch of fun guys, song snippets sound great

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MeatSalad
June 5th 2014

14152 Comments


actually didn't sound too bad, like hunter crap but better

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Lowder91bird
June 5th 2014

476 Comments


I'm looking forward to this album.

CrownOfMagnets
June 5th 2014

2231 Comments


nice clip and vocals by brann

AaronBatt
June 5th 2014

113 Comments


I'm so looking forward to this. Crack The Skye turned me on hard to Mastodon and The Hunter only re-enforced it.

P.S.- I do own Blood Mountain but I haven't really listened to in depth yet.

Tyrael
June 5th 2014

20724 Comments


gonna rule so hard

chug73
June 5th 2014

907 Comments


Did not realise how good a singer Brann is until that clip.
wow

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slapguitarer
June 5th 2014

13 Comments


Snippet sounded a little too poppy for me, but Chimes At Midnight is fucking awesome so I still have faith that the new one will be good.

facupm
June 5th 2014

7087 Comments


hopes better than hunter

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Drummerboy123
June 5th 2014

2312 Comments


Damn, sounds fucking spectacular!

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facupm
June 5th 2014

7087 Comments


crack the skye was great

decoyoctopus
June 5th 2014

103 Comments


oh damn that Brann singing bit in the end! That sounded good. Poppy vocals but very classic technical mastodon instrumentation circa Blood Mountain in my opinion.

TomAkaVeto
June 5th 2014

1596 Comments


Will be awesome. I love everything they've done. The Hunter wasn't my favorite from them, but it was still amazing.

chug73
June 6th 2014

907 Comments


Blood Mountain was probably their best for me. It was the album that got me into them, for most it tends to be leviathan.
Blood Mountain was their most spazzy release but CTS they really got the idea of melody.

BigPleb
June 6th 2014

33897 Comments


Damn, Brann got pipes!!!

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Tyrannic
June 6th 2014

3261 Comments


Crack the Skye was complete shit

chug73
June 6th 2014

907 Comments


Has some of Troys best bass tones and playing on it.
Still it hasn't kept me entertained after time. I feel like I overplayed when I first heard it.

voleurz
June 6th 2014

13 Comments


I've tried to listen to crack the skye but cant get into anything other than oblivion

where as IMO theres not a bad song on The Hunter, I think once more round the sun will be more like the Hunter than CTS. Brann does some awesome vocals on dry bone valley as well. Im stoked on the album first one ive ever pre ordered.

Underflow
June 6th 2014

2522 Comments


Brann is amazing.

pedro70512
June 6th 2014

2404 Comments


I love all this argument over which album is the best/favorite. Really speaks to how Mastodon keeps up the quality while changing their sound every release.

Totengott
June 6th 2014

378 Comments


Looking forward to hear this album.

Digging: Opeth - Pale Communion

CK
June 6th 2014

4873 Comments


Isn't the trailer supposed to come before they release full tracks?

decoyoctopus
June 6th 2014

103 Comments


"Crack the Skye was complete shit"

your objective opinion on the matter is much appreciated.

controlled
June 6th 2014

467 Comments


this is embarrassing

chug73
June 6th 2014

907 Comments


sad 4 u

Inveigh
June 7th 2014

24752 Comments


fuck the editing function on news articles

Inveigh
June 7th 2014

24752 Comments



Mastodon was one of my favorite bands from about 2003 until 2007ish, Blood Mountain really grew off after about 6-12 months and I just got into other styles of music. Crack the Skye just reinforced that felling, the overt retro-prog of that album turned me off at the time (I've since come to appreciate it a bit more). Hunter really brought me back into the fold.

They were great when they were doing really manly sludge (and Remission/Leviathan is still my favorite incarnation of the band's sound), but man they really pull off the mainstreamish, traditional, almost "fun" heavy metal sound better than any other band today. They're the only band I know of that's capable of stepping up and taking Metallica's 80s and early 90s throne as the ones
that bring metal to the masses with integrity.

My take on the snippets (and what else I've heard from the new one) so far: it sounds awesome. A refining and enhancing on what they brought to the table with Hunter. Can't wait.


Balerion
June 7th 2014

481 Comments


Brann bringing the Oz

InbredJed
June 7th 2014

5601 Comments


gonna tread lightly with this one.

pedro70512
June 7th 2014

2404 Comments


Nah man this thing's gonna be the motherload.

controlled
June 7th 2014

467 Comments


oh it'll be a load all right

pedro70512
June 7th 2014

2404 Comments


As long as it isn't a ReLoad [insert selected Mastodon-is-the-new-Metallica quote here]

Jasdevi087
June 8th 2014

247 Comments


Any guesses as to which song that was going by the song titles?

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Balerion
June 12th 2014

481 Comments


motherload



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