Mastodon Reveal New Song 'High Road'

artist: mastodon date: 04/17/2014 category: general music news
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Mastodon Reveal New Song 'High Road'
Earlier this month, Mastodon announced details of their new album, "Once More Around the Sun," their first full-length effort since 2011's "The Hunter." Today, "High Road," the first single off the record, has surfaced online.

As Consequence of Sound notes, the album was recorded in Franklin, Tennessee with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Deftones, Rush, Alice in Chains). Troy Sanders described the end result as 60-or-so minutes of "pure, authentic Mastodon."

He continued, "A lot of people ask us if it kicks off where 'The Hunter' left off. And to a large degree, I suppose yes. We recorded it and took it on the road with us, and then we headed back to our rehearsal space and started working out ideas. I've had a lot of time to ingest this record, and it's solid. It's a large slab of granite. I'm once again completely proud of these guys."

In support of the upcoming record, which is set for a June release via Warner Bros. Records, the band will be on the road through mid-July. See their current schedule below.


Mastodon 2014 Tour Dates:

04/28 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo
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
05/04 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
05/05 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
05/07 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
05/08 - Chicago, IL - The Riviera Theater
05/09 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
05/10 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
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
05/28 - Helsinki, FI - Sonisphere Festival
05/30 - Stockholm, SE - STHLM Festival
06/01 - Oslo, NO - Sonisphere Festival
06/03 - Horsens, DK - Jailhouse Rock Festival
06/04 - Hamburg, DE - Imtech Arena
06/06 - Nuremberg, DE - Rock im Park
06/07 - Nurburg, DE - Rock am Ring
06/09 - Landgraaf, NL - Pinkpop Festival
06/11 - Pratteln, CH - Z7 Konzertfabrik
06/13 - Manchester, UK - Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/26 - Zwolle, NL - Hedon
06/26 - Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg
06/28 - Dessel, BE - Graspop
06/29 - Moscow, RU - Park Live
07/03 - Arras, FR - Main Square Festival
07/04 - Paris, FR - Le Zenith
07/06 - Hertfordshire, UK - Sonisphere UK
07/18 - Nordfjordeid, NO - Malakoff Rock Festial
07/19 - Tromoso, NO - Bukta Open Air Festival
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