Label: Reprise Records - CDW 44364 • Format: CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Hardcore, Doom Metal, Prog Rock
Blood Mountain is the third full-length studio album and major label debut by American Tra I Biscotti E Le More - Enrico Sognato - Enrico Sognato metal band Mastodon.
The album in full could be streamed at the band's MySpace page a few days prior to the release. Like Mastodon's previous studio work LeviathanBlood Mountain is a concept album. According to bassist Troy Sanders"It's about climbing up a mountain and the different things that can happen to you when you're stranded on a Mastodon - Blood Mountainin the woods, and you're lost. You're starving, hallucinating, running into strange creatures.
You're being hunted. It's about that Mastodon - Blood Mountain struggle. The album's last song, "Pendulous Skin", contains a secret "fan letter" from Josh Hommewho provided guest vocals on the album.
At minutehe says: "Dear Mastodon: My name is Joshua. I'm a big fan from Southern Cal. Really diggin' on your new Mastodon - Blood Mountain . That's why I hope you don't mind when I got your new demos for your new CD, I had to sing parts on them and send them to you as a tribute.
I hope you're not mad about me also uploading them onto the Internet. But hell, it seems like you guys are so cool that you might dig something just like that. Sincerely, your fan, Joshua M. REAL studio effects are used Then they asked if they could put that on the end of their record, and I was like, 'Yeah. The title "Colony of Birchmen" is an homage to the song " The Colony of Slippermen " by progressive rock group Genesiswhom the band's drummer, Brann Dailorhas been known to appreciate.
Although the video for "Capillarian Crest" is made up of live footage, the studio version of the song is played. Blood Mountain was released to high critical praise. At Metacriticwhich assigns a rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received a score of 82, based on 24 reviews. The album has also charted in many websites and magazines countdowns.
Blood Mountain was voted the best album of in the UK Metal Hammer magazine end-of year polls, as well as top in Total Guitar magazine's top 50 albums of It was also rated the 17th greatest metal album of all time by a countdown recently carried out by gaming website IGN. Mastodon - Blood Mountain Mountain entered the Billboard best selling album charts at No.
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Sep 12, · Sleeping Giant Lyrics. Additionally, “Blood Mountain” is also the highest peak on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia and sixth-tallest mountain in Georgia. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Mastodon is from Atlanta, Georgia, suggesting that the title is a reference to said mountain.
Jun 02, · Blood Mountain Licensed to YouTube by WMG (on behalf of Reprise); LatinAutor - UMPG, UMPI, LatinAutor, Rumblefish (Publishing), and 15 Music Rights Societies.
Sep 16, · referencing Blood Mountain, LP, Album, RE, RP, My copy is very good. Mastodon produce a very full sound because of the sheer amount of music they cram into each song and recordings can often sound quite muddy on playback but this pressing sounds very lively with good dynamics and good instrument separation/5(K).
Jul 16, · The band suggests that BLOOD MOUNTAIN is a metaphor for where Mastodon stands in their musical "quest." Appropriately, they have reached a peak with this album, although it's a different peak from LEVIATHAN and REMISSION/5().
Blood Mountain is everything fans both hoped for and feared. Mastodon has dug even deeper in its foray into prog metal, but without losing an ounce of their power, literacy, or willingness to indulge in hardcore punk, doom, and death metal. Like Leviathan, Blood Mountain is 8/
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With Blood Mountain, Mastodon has built off of the progressive elements from Leviathan, as well as improved on their songwriting and vocal-work. Though the new album is different, Mastodon still has the same sound; crushing guitar riffs, Brann Dailor's signature million-fills jazzy drumming, and the blending of acoustic and electric guitar.