Mastodon: Tour/12" Vinyl


Grammy-nominated hard rock juggernaut Mastodon have confirmed dates for their Spring U.S. tour in support of their second album for Reprise Records, CRACK THE SKYE. This first tour behind the groundbreaking new album will sweep across the U.S. and Canada playing to smaller theaters and clubs to insure a maximum and up close intimate environment in which to be exposed to brand new songs and old favorites for Mastodon fans.

Keep an eye on the Mastodon web sites for ticket pre-sale this Wednesday, March 4. General on sales begin Saturday, Mar 7. Go to: and for details. Ticket pre-sale password is "CracktheSkye." You won't want to miss these shows. Mastodon will perform CRACK THE SKYE in its entirety along with career-spanning surprises and plenty of visual stimulus in store.

Yet another highly collectable Mastodon item will become available for sale in the coming weeks. This time, a special Limited Edition 12" vinyl Paul Romano album artwork picture disc of Divinations, backed with the instrumental Score version of the track. This disc will go on sale beginning Tuesday, Mar 10, at select Hot Topic retail store locations and at

Lastly, fans who keep a close watch on and will be rewarded with insight on CRACK THE SKYE directly from the members of Mastodon. Spoken introductions to new songs from CRACK THE SKYE followed by a preview of new music over a six day period will be revealed via mobile. Fans that pay particular attention will discover secret menu options leading to additional personal messages from the band and codes which can be redeemed for discounts on new Mastodon merchandise.

Confirmed Mastodon tour dates with special guests, Kylesa and Intronaut (for N. American shows), as follows:

04/10/09 Fri WorkPlay Birmingham, AL
04/11/09 Sat House of Blues New Orleans, LA
04/13/09 Mon Granada Theater Lawrence, KS
04/14/09 Tue Fox Theatre Boulder, CO
04/15/09 Wed The Launchpad Albuquerque, NM
04/16/09 Thu Martini Ranch Scottsdale, AZ
04/17/09 Fri Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
04/18/09 Sat Coachella Music Festival (Empire Polo Field) Indio, CA
04/19/09 Sun Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA
04/21/09 Tue Hawthorne Theatre Portland, OR
04/22/09 Wed Neumos Seattle, WA
04/23/09 Thu Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
04/24/09 Fri MacEwan Hall Ballroom Calgary, AB
04/25/09 Sat Starlite Room Edmonton, AB
04/26/09 Sun Odeon Events Centre Saskatoon, SK
04/28/09 Tue Garrick Theatre Winnipeg, MB
04/29/09 Wed Fine Line Music Cafe Minneapolis, MN
04/30/09 Thu Metro Chicago, IL
05/01/09 Fri Crofoot Ballroom Pontiac, MI
05/02/09 Sat Beachland Ballroom/Tavern Cleveland, OH
05/03/09 Sun Club Diablo Buffalo, NY
05/04/09 Mon Le National Montreal, QC
05/05/09 Tue The Opera House Toronto, ON
05/06/09 Wed The Haunt Ithaca, NY
05/07/09 Thu House of Blues Boston, MA
05/08/09 Fri Theatre of Living Arts (TLA) Philadelphia, PA
05/09/09 Sat The Fillmore at Irving Plaza New York, NY
05/10/09 Sun Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
05/11/09 Mon Talking Head Baltimore, MD
05/12/09 Tue 9:30 Club Washington, DC
05/13/09 Wed Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
05/14/09 Thu Orange Peel Asheville, NC
05/15/09 Fri Center Stage Atlanta, GA
06/14/09 Sun Hartwall Arena Helsinki, FI (w/ Metallica)
06/15/09 Mon Hartwall Arena Helsinki, FI (w/ Metallica)
06/17/09 Wed Spektrum Oslo, NO (w/ Metallica)
06/22/09 Mon DatchForum Milan, IT (w/ Metallica)
06/24/09 Wed Palalottomatica Rome, IT (w/ Metallica)
07/13/09 Mon Palacio de los Deportes Madrid, ES (w/ Metallica)
07/14/09 Tue Palacio de los Deportes Madrid, ES (w/ Metallica)
07/16/09 Thu Hallenstadion Zurich Zurich, SWI (w/ Metallica)
07/20/09 Mon Forum Copenhagen, DK (w/ Metallica)
07/22/09 Wed Forum Copenhagen, DK (w/ Metallica)
07/23/09 Thu Forum Copenhagen, DK (w/ Metallica)
07/27/09 Mon Forum Copenhagen, DK (w/ Metallica)

[Published on: 3/3/09]

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Conjugal Burning starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/3/2009 12:17PM
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Conjugal Burning

Righteous! looks like i am heading to Cleveland!!

AintNoFreedom starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/3/2009 01:26PM
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Hell yea.. See you in Boston.

MyFavBandIsTheBestYoursSucks starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/3/2009 03:35PM
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Wow, I bet those 4 niights in Copenhagen are going to be nutz. I just dont see The Fine Line being a good spot for this show?? But, I will be there.

Henrock starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/4/2009 09:48AM
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FUCKING INTRONAUT! HELL YEAH! Don't get me wrong, Mastodon are awesome and Kylesa's new album is great, but Intronaut's album "Prehistoricisms" is in my top 5 favorite albums of 2008. Will be there Boston and Montreal

Parsonsgoggles starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/4/2009 02:33PM
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The Great American Music Hall...the paint is going to peel right off the walls on 4-19!!!!!!