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Mastodon released their latest album 'The Hunter' on September 26th. In the mere two weeks it’s been on the shelves, it’s already receiving ‘Album of the Year’ labels from publications as diverse as Rolling Stone and Q.

The band will be performing the highly acclaimed album on a UK tour in the new year. As a preview to UK audience they will also have the kudos of performing on Later with Jools Holland, being only the second metal band being asked to perform next to Metallica. They will be performing live on Tuesday 18th, with a longer set aired on Friday, October 21st.

In case you haven’t kept up to date on Mastodon, check out their latest video, ‘Curl of the Burl’ below and let your mind be blown.

Tickets for Mastodon’s UK tour go on sale tomorrow, October 14th; dates are set for early 2012. For the region tickets are priced £17.50 and £20.00 for London.

The dates are as followed in Febuary 2012:

5th Bristol O2 Academy
6th Manchester Academy
7th Glasgow Barrowlands
9th Norwich UEA 
10th Birmingham HMV Institute
11th London O2 Academy Brixton

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