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Mastodon Nearing Completion Of Sixth Studio Album: Aim For Summer Release

In an interview with Spin, progressive metal band Mastodon issued details on their upcoming sixth studio album, which they hope to release this summer. They also dropped a little nugget that suggests there may very well be an EP with bonus tracks that comes out in Winter!

Drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor states, “It’s gonna be a summer release, so I feel like it needs to be amped. I don’t feel like it needs to be slow, and doom and gloom. That’s a winter album. We were actually talking about that earlier, like, ‘Why don’t we take some of the stuff that’s really moody and slow and do, like, a winter EP?’

He continues, stating, “We have a few really kickass rock’n’roll songs on here. We have the metal, the heavy-heavy. We have the totally whacked-out and bizarre. And then we have the super-hooky, big-chorus stuff that’s still bizarre and still Mastodon — but it’s super catchy. It’s wild, all over the place. There’s a lot of variety.

Make sure to check out our interview with Brann here.




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