Mastodon have announced a number of shows including a Belfast date at Limelight 1 on Thursday 20th November.
The American heavy metal outfit have released ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’ on Reprise Records, their sixth studio album. One of the more notable New Wave of American Heavy Metal acts, a genre spawned in the mid-’90s by bands like Pantera, Biohazard and Machine Head, Mastodon’s innovative, lyrically astute blend of progressive metal, grindcore, and hardcore helped position the band as one of the preeminent metal acts of the early 21st century.
The new album landed in at position No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart making it the bands first consecutive top 10 debut, with their previous album, The Hunter, peaking at No.10 in 2011.