In a brand new interview with ARTISTdirect.com editor-in-chief Rick Florino, singer and bassist Troy Sanders of Atlanta progressive metallersMASTODON spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band’s follow-up to 2011’s “The Hunter”, tentatively due in early 2014.
Asked if the new material picks up where “The Hunter” left off or if it is a new avenue altogether, Sanders said: “To a degree, I’m going to say it’s picking up where we left off. It’s kind of an open game or a clean slate. Every single day I go to band practice, I feel like I’m going to a chef’s table for a food tasting because there’s an element of the unknown. I’m fascinated with that. Either Chef Brent or Chef Bill will present a tasty riff dish of the day and we all lock in and go for it. Nothing that is out of the box will be turned away.”