Mastodon will be releasing their new album The Emperor of Sands on March 31, 2017 via Reprise Records. The band have previously released “Sultan’s Curse”. Earlier today, Mastodon released a new track called “Show Yourself”. Of course it’s been posted on youtube, but you can view it below if you want.
This song takes a more streamlined and less-prog approach in my opinion – I guess this album will be a meshing of both Mastodon’s sounds: the prog-driven sound you would expect to have heard on Leviathan, Blood Mountain and Crack The Skye, whilst also throwing in the streamlined approach you would see on The Hunter and One More ‘Round The Sun.
What do you guys think?
Here’s “Sultan’s Curse” as well: