Mastodon Looking to 'Go Deeper and More Personal' With New Album

artist: mastodon date: 08/05/2013 category: upcoming releases
I like this
243
voted: 27
Mastodon Looking to 'Go Deeper and More Personal' With New Album
As the new Mastodon studio effort is cooking up in the studio, US metallers remain predictable in their desire to keep things unpredictable. During a recent chat with Nikki Blakk, drummer Brann Dailor discussed the upcoming record, stressing the importance of adding a personal note to each of the tunes. "Doing 'Crack the Skye' and then doing 'The Hunter,' what we discovered about ourselves and our music is that it's better if we go deeper and more personal with the content and the subject matter than just keeping it superficial." The stickman elaborated further, "So we've made extra close attention to make sure that the songs that we are doing and the lyrics we are writing come from this certain emotional well that's inside all of us and never to do anything superficial. Okie-dokie?" Dailor also pointed out that the band will not get too self-indulgent, but the album definitely "won't be what you expect" either. According to the previous reports, Mastodon are looking to hit the studio next month and hopefully have the record released by the spring of 2014. The group's previous album, "The Hunter," saw its release back in September 2011 via Reprise Records as the fifth studio effort in Mastodon opus. After landing at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart, it ultimately went on to sell over 75,000 copies in the US.
More mastodon news:
+ Mastodon Drummer 'Trying to Recreate Phil Collins Drum Sound' on New Album Upcoming Releases 04/21/2014
+ Mastodon: 'Slayer Songs Can Give the Same Feeling You Get From a Mozart Piece' General Music News 04/18/2014
+ Mastodon Reveal New Song 'High Road' General Music News 04/17/2014
+ Mastodon Album Update: 'We Want It to Be Present at Every 15-Year-Old's Party in the Woods' Upcoming Releases 04/15/2014
+ Mastodon Announce New Album 'Once More Round the Sun' Upcoming Releases 04/07/2014
+ New Mastodon Album Nearly Complete: 'It's in the Finals of Being Mastered' General Music News 04/04/2014
+ view all
Comments
Your captcha is incorrect