Mastodon Reveal Album Title And Announce Metallica Tour!

Mastodon, possibly the best hard rock/metal band in the world today, have confirmed that their upcoming new album will be called Crack The Skye.

Mastodon, possibly the best hard rock/metal band in the world today, have confirmed that their upcoming new album will be called Crack The Skye.


Set for a March 09 release, the seven-song strong, 50-minute record was recorded at Southern Track Studios in Atlanta and produced by Brendan O’Brien (Rage Against The Machine, Pearl Jam, AC/DC).


Tracklisting for CRACK THE SKYE is as follows:


1. Oblivion


2. Divinations


3. Quintessence


4. The Czar


(I) Usurper


(II) Escape


(III) Martyr


(IV) Spiral


5. Ghost of Karelia


6. Crack The Skye


7. The Last Baron


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As with each of their previous releases, multiple packaging formats are expected.


Mastodon will also be supporting Warner label-mates Metallica in Europe this coming Summer 2009 and are currently touring the UK with Slipknot, Trivium and Slayer.