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Source: Blabbermouth.net

On February 11, 2012, MASTODON took the stage at London, England’s O2 Academy in Brixton, capping off the Atlanta-based band’s world tour in support of their critically acclaimed album “The Hunter”. This sold-out performance was MASTODON‘s first show at the legendary venue. It won’t be their last, as the London audience positively erupted from the opening chords until the final, frenzied encore.

In addition to performing “Curl of the Burl”“Black Tongue” and “Dry Bone Valley” from “The Hunter”, the band dug into their catalog, unearthing such scorching tracks as “Colony of Birchmen”“Capillarian Crest” and “Iron Tusk”Rolling Stone magazine referred to the band’s sonic attack as one that: “Demonstrates how contemporary hard rock can still be made with imagination, precision and a majestic sense of force.”

Now this extraordinary live show is being released digitally by Warner Bros. Records as “Mastodon Live At Brixton” on December 10. An audio-only version and a live video version directed by Ryan Mackfall (Crashburn Media) (both featuring the full 97-minute performance) will be available from all digital retailers, including iTunes and Amazon.

The band’s setlist was as follows:

01. Dry Bone Valley
02. Black Tongue
03. Crystal Skull
04. I Am Ahab
05. Capillarian Crest
06. Colony of Birchmen
07. Megalodon
08. Thickening
09. Blasteroid
10. Sleeping Giant
11. Ghost of Karelia
12. All The Heavy Lifting
13. Spectrelight
14. Curl of the Burl
15. Bedazzled Fingernails
16. Circle of Cysquatch
17. Aqua Dementia
18. Crack The Skye
19. Where Strides The Behemoth
20. Iron Tusk
21. March of the Fireants
22. Blood and Thunder
23. Creature Lives

At present, MASTODON is hard at work on material for its next studio album, tentatively due in early 2014.

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