SOURCE: Reprise Records

Reprise Records

June 27, 2011 09:00 ET

Mastodon Reveal Album Title Along With Six New Song Titles From New Full-Length to Be Released Later This Year

New Digital Single and Video Available Only From the 2011 Adult Swim Singles Program Starting June 28th; New T-Shirt Design Available Through Mastodon Store Now

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 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, THE HUNTER, 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.

The follow-up to 2009's critically embraced CRACK THE SKYE 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 Kelliher, 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.

Beginning tomorrow June 28th, fans can log on to to download a rare and previously unreleased song from the CRACK THE SKYE sessions, titled "Deathbound," as part of the ten week 2011 Adult Swim Singles Program. The same destination will also offer an amazing exclusive video for the song. This is the only place to see and hear this Mastodon rarity.

In addition, Mastodon has a brand new T-shirt design available in their official store at now. The "In The Teeth" shirt can be seen by clicking the hyperlink.

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:

06/17Sonisphere FestivalAthens, GRE
06/19Sonisphere FestivalIstanbul, TUR
06/21Sonisphere FestivalSofia, BUL
06/22INmusic FestivalZagreb, CRO
06/24Sonisphere FestivalBasel, SWI
06/25Sonisphere FestivalSan Marino, ITA
06/26GraspopDessel, BEL
06/28PatronaatHaarlem, HOL
06/29MetropolHengelo, HOL
07/01Roskilde FestivalRoskilde, DEN
07/02Sonisphere FestivalHelsinki, FIN
*07/03Glav ClubSt. Petersburg, RUS
*07/04Arena MoscowMoscow, RUS
*07/06Colos-SaalAschaffenburg, GER
07/08Sonisphere FestivalAmneville, FRA
07/09Sonisphere FestivalStockholm, SWE
07/10Sonisphere FestivalKnebworth, UK
*07/12C-ClubBerlin, GER
07/13Metalcamp FestivalTolmin, SLO
07/14Hegyalja FestivalTokaj, HUN
07/16Sonisphere FestivalMadrid, SPN
07/24Heavy TOToronto, CAN
07/30The GorgeSeattle, WA

(w/ Soundgarden, Queens of The Stone Age and Meat Puppets)

*denotes headlining show

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Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Rick Gershon
    Warner Bros. Records Publicity