Mastodon: Cover Artwork For Split Single With Feist Revealed

Atlanta progressive metallers Mastodon will release a split seven-inch single with Canadian singer-songwriter Feist on April 21.

Mastodon: Cover Artwork For Split Single With Feist Revealed
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According to Blabbermouth.net, Atlanta progressive metallers Mastodon will release a split seven-inch single with Canadian singer-songwriter Feist to celebrate Record Store Day on April 21. This very exclusive and highly anticipated pressing features Mastodon covering the Feist song "A Commotion", while Feist covers Mastodon's "Black Tongue". In a recent interview with Sweden's Metalshrine, Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor explained how the single idea came about. "We did [the BBC television show 'Later... With Jools Holland'], and right after we got off stage, we went backstage and and we were in the hallway with [Feist], and she was talking to [Mastodon vocalist/guitarist] Brent [Hinds]. They were involved in a conversation and were just like, 'Yeah, let's do that! We should do it for Record Store Day!' Something out of left field and something we'd like to be involved with more of." He added, "It's fun for us. I mean, most times we end up doing covers of bands that are already sort of heavy or that is already in that vein, like the Melvins, Thin Lizzy, Metallica, you know what I mean? What are you gonna do to those songs to make them your own? It's kinda difficult and especially with stuff like Metallica or the Melvins where we're so kinda familiar and in love with the versions that Metallica and the Melvins and Thin Lizzy have created, you wanna make it sound like theirs because that's what you're so used to hearing. You don't really wanna mess with it. With Feist, it's something that we could really play with and do something different with." About Record Store Day: Record Store Day is managed by the Music Monitor Network and is organized in partnership with the Alliance Of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition Of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) and celebrates the culture of independent record stores by playing host to in-store events/performances, signings and special product releases on a global scale. Record Store Day takes place annually on the third Saturday of April.

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    Spineburger
    That should be really interesting. Now I just have to find a record store that still exists...
    AttheDriveThru
    deathofarev wrote: I can't wait, glad we have 3 record stores in S-O-T where I live, yeah we're greedy ****ers here.
    In DC we have 7 in one area B)
    deathofarev
    I can't wait, glad we have 3 record stores in S-O-T where I live, yeah we're greedy ****ers here.
    crazywatermelon
    I'm going to be there for their meet and greet with Opeth. I hope they have those vinyls for sale for them to sign!
    cargath
    AnimatedHand wrote: Does it Feistadon on the artwork?
    I think it's Feistodon I'm really looking forward to this one, this is the one RSD release that's really interesting. Hope i can grab a copy at my local record store. I'm just hoping they won't sell a single release for 15$ just because it's Record Store Day.