By: Caleb Rippee
For those hungry for new music, Mastodon is releasing a new double album that will, no doubt, be rich with technical complexity, heavy emotion, and crushing riffs, that Mastodon has become known for. And for concert enthusiasts, Mastodon will be touring with Opeth, making it a powerful performance that the bay has not seen since 2012.
Mastodon is a band that has found acclaim with both hardcore metal fans and music enthusiasts alike. Their unmistakable combination of jazz inspired drums, heavy, yet complex guitar work, and three different vocalists, have garnered fans all around the world, who love their music.
The famed foursome is set to release the next chapter of their mind-bending discography on October 29th titled: “Hushed and Grim”
The double album will include 15 songs, including the new single released a few weeks ago, entitled: “Pushing the Tides”. The release included a creatively produced music video that has many fans hooked and more excited than ever for the new album.
In addition to the new album that will be released, Mastodon will also be touring with fellow progressive metal band, Opeth, who will be supporting their most recent album: “In Cauda Venenum”. The tour will take them from Daytona Beach in Florida, all the way to Oakland, California. Playing songs from their respective discographies along the way.
Fans around the country, and the world, are on the edges of their seats waiting for the new album to drop, and just as many are scrambling to buy tickets to the shows closest to them. It is certain that the next few months will be exciting for Mastodon fans.