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Mastodon - Emperor Of Sand (March 31st, 2017) Album • Page 4

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by airik625, Jan 26, 2017.

  1. Micah511

    You wanted a flower, but turned out a weed

    this album rips, i cant stop listening to it. i kind of checked out on mastodon after crack the skye, sounds like the two before this deserve at least one listen through. the three track sequence of roots remain, word to the wise (probably my favorite), and ancient kingdom is absolutely insane.
     
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  2. swboyd

    ancient chivalry is doomed Prestigious



    Mastodon on Kimmel. The band sounds great live, especially vocally. I can't help but wish they wouldn't have performed the weakest song on the album tho.
     
  3. Micah511

    You wanted a flower, but turned out a weed

    yeah, thats the song to play live for a late night show though. the also played steambreather, hopefully some good videos of that come out soon.
     
  4. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    I like Show Yourself quite a bit actually. Whole album is great.
     
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  5. Bane

    The spiciest meme

    holy fuck troy is wearing my at the drive in shirt, that's rad as hell
     
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  6. DesolateEarth

    Birb

    Yeah I like "Show Yourself" as well. Poppiest song on the record but in a good, fun way. It's also the album's lead single, So It makes perfect sense to play it on Kimmel.
     
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  7. chewbacca110

    Trusted

    It's hard for me not to dance during Brann's verses in Show Yourself. That shaker got me movin' and groovin'.
     
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  8. Micah511

    You wanted a flower, but turned out a weed

    i honestly love Brann's singing? apparently his voice was a point of contention among mastodon fans. i kind of checked out for the the hunter and OMATS. crack the skye and this are right in my wheelhouse though.
     
  9. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    Everyone who wrote off the last couple of records should go back and give them another chance.
     
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  10. Cameron

    FKA nowFace Prestigious

    Once More 'Round the Sun is great. Not huge on The Hunter, but there are still some dope riffs.
     
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  11. DesolateEarth Apr 5, 2017
    (Last edited: Apr 5, 2017)
    DesolateEarth

    Birb

    Once More 'Round The Sun has three of my all time favorite Mastodon songs ("The Motherload", "Asleep In The Deep", and "Diamond In The Witch House") and the rest of the album is very solid. The Hunter is probably my least favorite of the last 4 records by them, but considering it's still a really good album, that says something about how great of a discography they've got.

    While we're talking about the past couple of records, weren't they gonna release an EP of Once More outtakes that were supposedly all longer, moodier songs? I wonder what happened to that plan? I was interested in hearing them.
     
  12. ImAMetaphor

    absence 8/20/21 Prestigious

    Well this was a very enjoyable listen and apparently I need to listen to more Mastodon. There are some real tasty riffs on this thing.
     
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  13. atlas

    Trusted

    Finally got to give this a listen today the only way Mastodon should be listened to. Driving in the middle of nowhere with the sun out and the windows down. It ruled.
     
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  14. Nate_Johnson

    CCRN, MSN Prestigious

    Has anybody checked out Arcadea? It is really good!
     
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  15. JM95

    Trusted Supporter

    Struggling to see past this as album of the year so far.

    Breathtakingly accomplished in every area.
     
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  16. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    Didn't know about this. Thanks for the heads up.
     
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  17. DesolateEarth

    Birb

    Agreed. So far nothing else has come close to it for me.
     
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  18. DesolateEarth

    Birb

    This album has 2 grammy nominations this year! So exciting! They probably won't win Best Rock Album (they're up against Metallica and QOTSA so....) but I think they have a serious shot at winning Best Metal Performance. The only other nominee that I think could likely get it is Meshuggah.
     
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  19. PauLo

    43% Burnt

    Couldn't get into this. But it has forced me to go back to both Crack the Skye and Blood Mountain. Both of which I never gave a chance and both of which are pretty damn great.

    Also, The Hunter is extremely underrated and no where near as bad as some people say.
     
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  20. airik625

    we've seen the shadow of the axe before Prestigious

    Crack The Skye is my favorite Mastodon album.
     
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  21. sophos34

    alive and getting better every day Prestigious

     
  22. Cameron

    FKA nowFace Prestigious

    Fuck yeah
     
  23. Bane

    The spiciest meme

    I was hoping for either them or Code Orange so I'm happy
     
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  24. sophos34

    alive and getting better every day Prestigious

    i like code orange but that thing belongs to the don
     
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  25. DesolateEarth

    Birb

    Awesome!
     
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