There’s a new wave of metal sweeping America — and Atlanta, GA, head-bangers Mastodon are leading the charge. Their conceptual new album about Czarist Russia, Crack the Skye, drops Tuesday. But you can hear clips of each of the seven epic tracks right here, right now!
Drummer Brann Dailor, bassist Troy Sanders, and guitarist Bill Kelliher sat down with SPIN.com to discuss the new album’s bone-crushing sound. “There are more vocals and layers of instruments.” Kelliher tells SPIN.com. “We took it up a notch… it’s a different beast.”
Listen to clips of each new Crack the Skye song below. Then watch the video interview.