Mastodon unveil video for new track “High Road”


Atlantan metal titans Mastodon have released the official video for new track, “High Road.”

You can watch it below.

The video appears to be inspired by live action role-play gaming, otherwise known as LARPing.

The song is taken from the ‘Don’s forthcoming new album Once More Around The Sun, scheduled for release via Reprise on the 24th of June. The band will also be playing at set in the UK at this year’s Sonisphere festival.

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Mastodon reveal new single ‘High Road’ – Listen here!

Mastodon have revealed details of the first song from their new album. You can click the video above to hear ‘High Road’ now.

The song is set to appear on the band’s new album, Once More Around The Sun, which is scheduled for release later this year.

Recorded in Franklin, Tennessee, with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Deftones, Alice in Chains), no specific release date has been given for the album yet, but it is expected to be out this summer.

Speaking about the album earlier this year, frontman Troy Sanders described the forthcoming album as “pure, authentic Mastodon”. He also revealed that 30 minutes worth of music had been left off the album, which would form a new EP to be released after the LP.

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Alice In Chains and Slayer set for Sonisphere 2014

2014-Alice-in-ChainsAlice In Chains and Slayer have been confirmed as part of the Sonisphere 2014 line up in a slew of new additions to the bill announced yesterday.

Sonisphere returns to Knebworth Park this year after being cancelled in 2012 and 2013. Iron Maiden, Metallica and The Prodigy are already confirmed as headliners across the 3 days between 4th – 6th July.

Joining them on the bill will be Alice In Chains and Slayer plus Mastodon, Airbourne, Ghost, Gojira and Karnivool. Two special guests are due to be announced shortly.

Alice In Chains’ William DuVall comments, “We’re very excited to be playing once again at Sonisphere, particularly as this year has us joining our longtime friends in Metallica. It should be a fun ride for everyone – both on and off the stage.”

Early bird tickets for the festival are available now priced at £170.