Mastodon Announce Tour With Gojira, Kvelertak; Ex-Mars Volta Keyboardist to Appear on New Album

artist: Mastodon date: 02/04/2014 category: upcoming tours
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Mastodon Announce Tour With Gojira, Kvelertak; Ex-Mars Volta Keyboardist to Appear on New Album
As rumors of Mastodon, Gojira and Kvelertak tour had the metal community tingling with anticipation, anĀ official release has now confirmed a 13-date US trek featuring the three esteemed acts.

Scheduled to kick off on April 29 in Portland, Oregon, the tour will stretch until the final May 18 show in Columbus, Ohio. Full itinerary below.

Meanwhile, Mastodon have confirmed further progress with the new album, announcing former Mars Volta keyboardist Ikey Owens as the new special guest. "Jammin' some tunes!" guitarist Brent Hinds said via Instagram, along with an attached image.

According to previous reports, Valient Himself also made a guest appearance on the album, while the record itself is almost ready to hit the shelves. "Getting close," the band briefly stated.

Mastodon, Gojira, Kveletrak US Tour 2014

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
05/07 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
05/08 Chicago, IL - The Riviera Theater
05/09 Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
05/12 Buffalo, NY - The Town Ballroom
05/13 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
05/15 New York, NY - Terminal 5
05/16 Worcester, MA - The Palladium
05/17 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
05/18 Columbus, OH - Rock On The Range

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