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Blood Mountain

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Blood Mountain

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Reprise Records
genre:
Metal

We gave it a B

Mastodon thrash, shred, and doth not bother with girls: Major-label metal hasn’t sounded this hungry since Metallica got haircuts. A concept disc about a quest for a “crystal skull,” Blood Mountain is a slam dunk if you practice mixolydian scales and own 20-sided dice; for others, liquid arpeggios and rhythmic shifts may not outweigh Cookie Monster vocals.