Mastodon and Relapse reissue Remission
2014-06-26 by Jaime Silva | 42 Comments
Relapse Records have announced that they will be reissuing Mastodon's debut full length
Remission.
The reissued version will be fully remastered by the album's original
producer, Matt Bayles, and will have an enhanced version of the original cover art.

The CD version of the reissue will include a sticker, while the vinyl pressing will be a
double LP that will include a 24-page art book with unused artwork that original artist,
Paul Romano had created for the album. The vinyl package will be limited to 2000 copies
worldwide.

And check out the trailer for the reissue here:



Tagged: Mastodon

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NonApplicable
June 27th 2014
1958 Comments


Cool. It looks like the CD will also be remixed!

BigPleb
June 27th 2014
36666 Comments


Swee, now I can forget the last 2 albums ever existed.

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CrownOfMagnets
June 27th 2014
2260 Comments


that remix/remaster sounds pretty sweet

Zeiu
June 27th 2014
157 Comments


fuck yeah bud mastodon stickers

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
June 27th 2014
3400 Comments


These guys have such awesome artwork. It's worth buying even if you have no idea who they are or dislike their music.

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Mesm277
June 27th 2014
183 Comments


Good news seeing as I don't own Remission yet. Looking forward to hear any production differences, a complete re-mix sounds interesting

tempest--
June 27th 2014
13485 Comments


might get that sweet purple shirt m/

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JS19
June 27th 2014
4283 Comments


Just started diggin this album hard as well can't wait

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Relinquished
June 27th 2014
25055 Comments


cutting the trailer before the good part ugh

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
June 27th 2014
13139 Comments


2nd best don maybe now the kids will chck it

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Ovrot
June 27th 2014
10494 Comments


That 48 second video had more riffs than the newest album

chug73
June 27th 2014
1071 Comments


lol

DominionMM1
June 27th 2014
9940 Comments


$50 for the vinyl? fuck you relapse

BigPleb
June 27th 2014
36666 Comments


Doesn't even need a remix, production is fine the way it is.

Relinquished
June 27th 2014
25055 Comments


remix =/= remaster

new version already sounds good so i'm for it

tempest--
June 27th 2014
13485 Comments


it's both man

emester
June 27th 2014
3334 Comments


If this wasn't 50 bucks I would be all over this

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SnakeDelilah
June 27th 2014
7207 Comments


wtf is with all the reissues now?

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Mesm277
June 27th 2014
183 Comments


Anniversaries etc.
It's a sign that we're getting old

Relinquished
June 27th 2014
25055 Comments


i remember when this came out

most of you remember first reading about this after knowing about crack the sky

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
June 27th 2014
13139 Comments


seabeast on that fuse metal show uranium or w/e got me into em

InbredJed
June 27th 2014
5887 Comments


wow, now they can make it sound like the Hunter, yay.

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XxUpinsiderxX
June 27th 2014
64 Comments


So much hate for the last two albums for no reason, meatheads just want them to keep making Leviathan and Blood Mountain over and over... most great bands actually change their sound and don't stay in one place for their career. I'll agree that the Hunter wasn't my favorite but it had it's moments and OMAtS was a step up from it. But yeah I'm excited for this reissue!

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Grizzlypyro
June 27th 2014
149 Comments


^ exactly how I feel when people say they've sold out.

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BMDrummer
June 27th 2014
7270 Comments


Great Relapse, now make it fucking affordable on vinyl for once. Every time they do one of these reissues, they price them way above what they should be just because they're colored or whatever. Plus, their colored vinyls sound like shit.

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Tunaboy45
June 27th 2014
2313 Comments


I suppose relapse are making the most of the albums mastodon recorded with them. Probably won't be long until Leviathan and even Blood Mountain are re released.

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AdolfChrist
June 27th 2014
1763 Comments


dont give a shit about this, it doesnt need a remaster.

MeatSalad
June 27th 2014
14538 Comments


sweet, i disagree with others though cause this album's production sucked ass and definitely will benefit from a remaster

NonApplicable
June 27th 2014
1958 Comments


Probably won't be long until Leviathan and even Blood Mountain are re released.

Not a problem with me. Mastodon didn't really have good production until Crack The Skye anyway.



Tunaboy45
June 27th 2014
2313 Comments


You don't think? I think the production on blood mountain is excellent.

Relinquished
June 27th 2014
25055 Comments


everyone is dickriding crack the sky now

DominionMM1
June 27th 2014
9940 Comments


"Plus, their colored vinyls sound like shit."


indeed





AdolfChrist
June 28th 2014
1763 Comments


"Not a problem with me. Mastodon didn't really have good production until Crack The Skye anyway."

...wat

NonApplicable
June 28th 2014
1958 Comments


Everyone needs to calm down! I made a mistake. For whatever reason I remember Blood Mountain having poor production.
Jeez, ever heard of being human?

Leviathan definitely would fair better with better production though.

nonapplicable with a wack as fuck opinion as usual

Do I know you?



dante1991
July 1st 2014
539 Comments


Good news seeing as I don't own Remission yet. [2] will definitely pick it up, just for the extended art and extras and the fact it's the only one I don't have.

Regarding production, I like the original production of the first 2 albums. It's "sludge" metal so it's supposed to sound murky as hell

DanielNightLewis
July 1st 2014
552 Comments


Oh wow Mastadon have actually released a record I care about in 2014.

savaah
July 16th 2014
416 Comments


I just listened to Leviathan vs. Blood Mountain and there's a big difference in production. Leviathan needs to be remastered as well but it stops there, the rest sounds great as far as I'm concerned.

Happy2review
August 7th 2014
113 Comments


Crack the Skye's production feels makes the tracks sound muffled at times. I'd say it's their worst mix out of the albums I own. (which is everything minus The Hunter and Once More 'round the Sun).

savaah
August 8th 2014
416 Comments


True, bass and drums don't really seem to jump out there as on the other albums. What I noticed with Leviathan is that some songs are noticeably mixed lower than others.

MeatSalad
August 8th 2014
14538 Comments


leviathan does not need to be remastered, the production is one of the things that makes it so great

DominionMM1
August 8th 2014
9940 Comments


neither does this but at some point relapse will do it and overcharge like a motherfucker for it

MeatSalad
August 8th 2014
14538 Comments


already pirated and jamming it now, sounds aight



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