Mastodon Reveal Album Title, Offer Free Download

June 28, 2011
Heavy rock innovators Mastodon have revealed the title of their new album plus six new song titles that will appear on their next full-length studio album to be released on Reprise Records later this year. The new LP, <em>The Hunter</em>, will include the tracks: "Curl Of The Burl," "Dry Bone Valley," "Blasteroids," "The Octopus Has No Friends," "All The Heavy Lifting," and "Stargasm." Complete details to be announced soon.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The follow-up to 2009's critically embraced <em>Crack the Skye</em> was recorded in the band's hometown of Atlanta as well as in Los Angeles with producer Mike Elizondo. As with all of their albums, Mastodon, which is bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders, guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Keliher, and drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor, decided to take a completely different tack and musical approach to the music on this album. The band feels confident that fans will be excited and fulfilled by what they will hear.<br /> <br /> Beginning June 28th, fans can log on to <a href="http://www.adultswim.com/singles" target="_blank"><strong>www.adultswim.com/singles</strong></a> to download a rare and previously unreleased song from the <em>Crack the Skye&nbsp;</em>sessions, titled "Deathbound," as part of the ten week 2011 Adult Swim Singles Program. The same destination also contains an amazing video for the song:<br /> <br /> <div style="text-align: center;"><object height="349" width="560"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Xo4dfd4ChKQ?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Xo4dfd4ChKQ?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="560" height="349"></object></div> &nbsp;<br /> In addition, Mastodon has a brand new T-shirt design available in their official store at <a href="http://www.mastodonrocks.com/" target="_blank"><strong>www.mastodonrocks.com</strong></a> now. &nbsp;The "In The Teeth" shirt can be seen by clicking the hyperlink.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> At present, Mastodon is in Europe and Russia for a summer-long tour that includes the Roskilde Festival and several dates on this year's Sonisphere Festival. The band will also play a one-off show at The Gorge in Seattle on July 30th with Soundgarden, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Meat Puppets. Mastodon's upcoming tour dates are as follows:<br /> <br /> 06/17 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Athens, GRE<br /> 06/19 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Istanbul, TUR<br /> 06/21 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sofia, BUL<br /> 06/22 &nbsp; &nbsp; INmusic Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Zagreb, CRO<br /> 06/24 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Basel, SWI<br /> 06/25 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; San Marino, ITA<br /> 06/26 &nbsp; &nbsp; Graspop &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Dessel, BEL<br /> 06/28 &nbsp; &nbsp; Patronaat &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Haarlem, HOL<br /> 06/29 &nbsp; &nbsp; Metropol &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hengelo, HOL<br /> 07/01 &nbsp; &nbsp; Roskilde Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Roskilde, DEN<br /> 07/02 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Helsinki, FIN<br /> *07/03 &nbsp; Glav Club &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;St. Petersburg, RUS<br /> *07/04 &nbsp; Arena Moscow &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Moscow, RUS<br /> *07/06 &nbsp; Colos-Saal &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Aschaffenburg, GER<br /> 07/08 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Amneville, FRA<br /> 07/09 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Stockholm, SWE<br /> 07/10 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Knebworth, UK<br /> *07/12 &nbsp; C-Club &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Berlin, GER<br /> 07/13 &nbsp; &nbsp; Metalcamp Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Tolmin, SLO<br /> 07/14 &nbsp; &nbsp; Hegyalja Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Tokaj, HUN<br /> 07/16 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sonisphere Festival &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Madrid, SPN<br /> 07/24 &nbsp; &nbsp; Heavy TO &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Toronto, CAN<br /> 07/30 &nbsp; &nbsp; The Gorge &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Seattle, WA &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> (w/ Soundgarden, Queens of The Stone Age and Meat Puppets)<br /> &nbsp;<br /> *denotes headlining show<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.mastodonrocks.com/" target="_blank" style="color: #ff0000; text-decoration: underline;"><strong>www.mastodonrocks.com</strong></a>
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