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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1645 on: March 16, 2017, 05:44:54 PM »
 I agree KB. That's why this video tickles me so much!

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1646 on: March 16, 2017, 05:47:05 PM »
:tup

Even when the album subject matter is so macabre - they don't take themselves seriously.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1647 on: March 16, 2017, 06:08:40 PM »
That's one of the greatest videos I've ever seen, brilliant.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1648 on: March 17, 2017, 03:38:34 AM »
I woke up with Show Yourself in my head this morning. I really like it, it's catchy as all hell. Not long until release day so  :metal :metal :metal to you all!!
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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1649 on: March 17, 2017, 03:51:12 AM »
I woke up with Show Yourself in my head this morning. I really like it, it's catchy as all hell. Not long until release day so  :metal :metal :metal to you all!!
Offtopic but I woke up with All Star by Smash Mouth in my head :D
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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1650 on: March 17, 2017, 03:55:42 AM »
I woke up with Show Yourself in my head this morning. I really like it, it's catchy as all hell. Not long until release day so  :metal :metal :metal to you all!!
Offtopic but I woke up with All Star by Smash Mouth in my head :D

Been watching Shrek recently? That's what gets that song stuck in my head. I usually end up with Funky Town stuck in my head as well, it really has a great soundtrack  :heart

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1651 on: March 17, 2017, 03:56:21 AM »
I woke up with Show Yourself in my head this morning. I really like it, it's catchy as all hell. Not long until release day so  :metal :metal :metal to you all!!
Offtopic but I woke up with  :censored by  :censored in my head :D


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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1652 on: March 17, 2017, 03:58:31 AM »
I woke up with Show Yourself in my head this morning. I really like it, it's catchy as all hell. Not long until release day so  :metal :metal :metal to you all!!
Offtopic but I woke up with All Star by Smash Mouth in my head :D

Been watching Shrek recently? That's what gets that song stuck in my head. I usually end up with Funky Town stuck in my head as well, it really has a great soundtrack  :heart
No. We were playing various versions of All Star throughout last night in the plug :lol
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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1653 on: March 17, 2017, 04:05:09 AM »
I woke up with Show Yourself in my head this morning. I really like it, it's catchy as all hell. Not long until release day so  :metal :metal :metal to you all!!
Offtopic but I woke up with All Star by Smash Mouth in my head :D

Been watching Shrek recently? That's what gets that song stuck in my head. I usually end up with Funky Town stuck in my head as well, it really has a great soundtrack  :heart
No. We were playing various versions of All Star throughout last night in the plug :lol

I'm even more pissed I missed last night now  >:( what with that and the Arjen album you were listening to I bet last night had all the lols!!

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1654 on: March 17, 2017, 04:09:40 AM »
The song is pointless unless you're listening to the TRUE version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlYys58hsCU

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1655 on: March 18, 2017, 09:45:43 AM »
Emperor Of Sand has....leaked apparently.

I'm hoping that they bring the release date forward or stream the album on their website..

But i'm not going to download it illegally.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1656 on: March 18, 2017, 09:51:13 AM »
Yea, I can wait. I have never listened to an album that leaked early. I am really pumped for this and it's the most excited I've been for a Mastodon album in a long, long time but still, the wait will all be worth it  :tup

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« Reply #1657 on: March 18, 2017, 10:59:11 AM »
I can wait as well, it's less than two weeks anyway.  :-X

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1658 on: March 18, 2017, 11:41:49 AM »
 :corn :corn :corn

All these making of's combined add up to like six times the length of the Hunter's one.


And Once More Round The Sun didn't even have one.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1659 on: March 18, 2017, 01:11:32 PM »
According to peeps what heard the album - it's both really catchy and really proggy too.

Like The Hunter mixed with Crack The Skye.

Bring it on. My two favourite Mastodon albums :D

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« Reply #1660 on: March 18, 2017, 01:20:35 PM »
According to peeps what heard the album - it's both really catchy and really proggy too.

Like The Hunter mixed with Crack The Skye.

Bring it on. My two favourite Mastodon albums :D

I like the sound of this! Love both The Hunter and CTS.

The wait is almost over!

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1661 on: March 18, 2017, 01:22:06 PM »
I've pre-ordered the vinyl from Amazon. I always get albums from Amazon a day early but the estimated delivery date is after it's released...

If I don't get it on the day then at least I can hear it on Spotify on the day.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1662 on: March 18, 2017, 03:19:16 PM »
Couldn't resist. Listened to it... Jaguar God is AWESOME, could fit into Crack The Skye easily. The album is very melodic, with catchy riffs and choruses, without giving up the heaviness. Much more simple than Once More Round The Sun in terms of composition. But it's far from being a masterpiece. When it comes out, gotta buy my physical copy to complete my Mastodon collection  :metal

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« Reply #1663 on: March 18, 2017, 03:22:34 PM »
I've said it before and I'll say it again, Brent Hinds is the man  :lol

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« Reply #1664 on: March 19, 2017, 08:28:00 AM »
Only listened to it once so far, but I like it more than the last two.  :tup

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1665 on: March 19, 2017, 08:45:27 AM »
It'll have to be pretty damn good to beat songs like " The Sparrow " , " The Hunter " " Stargasm " , " Bedazzled Fingernails " etc..


Not sure why The Hunter gets a bit of a bad rep...Is it the pristine production ? It's not because it isn't heavy.

Blasteroid ? Spectrelight ? Black Tongue ?

It's not a concept album... But that was on purpose. I think it's a really fun album. Sounds great. The songs are all really strong. Yes even Creature Lives...

Amazing album for me. Possibly my fave.

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« Reply #1666 on: March 19, 2017, 08:51:11 AM »
The Hunter has to be the album I have tried the most times to like. Except for a few songs it does nothing for me.

Also, "pursue happiness with diligence" is fucking corny.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1667 on: March 19, 2017, 09:05:21 AM »
I don't think so.


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« Reply #1668 on: March 19, 2017, 10:30:22 AM »
Outside of a few songs The Hunter just feels like a B-side album. There really isn't a flow to the album and some songs are in a major key which gives a strange vibe I just can't get into. They should've just trimmed it down to 4-5 songs and released an EP because I consider the majority of the songs throwaway.

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« Reply #1669 on: March 19, 2017, 10:48:15 AM »
Just wow.

I love every song on it. And the more upbeat songs just show that there's more to them than crazy drumming and screaming.

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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1670 on: March 19, 2017, 10:59:46 AM »
I like The Hunter, but it's definitely one of the lower tier Mastodon albums in my book.

Honestly I think Crack the Skye and Leviathan are the two albums that have the best pacing in their discography.
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« Reply #1671 on: March 19, 2017, 11:29:28 AM »
The Hunter it's definitely not bad, but it doesn't have the awesome unique/progressivenes of the album before it nor does it really pull the more poppy style of as well as the album after it.
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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1672 on: March 19, 2017, 01:47:28 PM »
The Hunter is awesome
Winger would be better!

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« Reply #1673 on: March 19, 2017, 02:42:18 PM »
The Hunter is awesome

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« Reply #1674 on: March 19, 2017, 02:56:30 PM »
The Hunter is awesome

Indeed!

I also love, that they went with such a left field choice as a producer: Mike Elizondo. That really worked for them.

As much as i would have loved to hear a CTS part.2, i'm glad that they went in a different direction with the Hunter.

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« Reply #1675 on: March 19, 2017, 02:57:29 PM »
The Hunter was very good but there was some filler, and some of the major key tunes bother me slightly. They improved quite a bit with Once more round the sun, but I'm afraid the third part of the trilogy (so to speak) will be a slight drop in quality, the style is still the same judging from the singles and it might get old.

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« Reply #1676 on: March 19, 2017, 03:07:41 PM »
The Hunter is freaking great. It's right there with their top stuff for me. For me its probably their best mix of all their sound/styles so far.

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« Reply #1677 on: March 19, 2017, 03:22:22 PM »
The Hunter is awesome

Indeed!

I also love, that they went with such a left field choice as a producer: Mike Elizondo. That really worked for them.

As much as i would have loved to hear a CTS part.2, i'm glad that they went in a different direction with the Hunter.

Brann's drums sound incredible on The Hunter.

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« Reply #1678 on: March 20, 2017, 05:10:06 PM »
Steambreather is one of the best flowing Mastodon songs I've ever heard, every following part is more eargasmic than the previous.
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Re: The Mastodon Thread v. Once More
« Reply #1679 on: March 20, 2017, 05:12:43 PM »
I'll find out in a little under two weeks.