In celebration of their brand new studio album, Once More ‘Round The Sun, metal band Mastodon will host a listening party on June 23rd at the Fernbank Science Center.
The album is set to be released the following day, June 24th, by Reprise Records. This super special listening party will take place at the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium, which is located in the Fernbank Science Center in Atlanta, GA, the band’s hometown. Fernbank Science Center is located at 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30307. Doors to the event open at 7:30pm. The playback will begin at 8pm and feature a stunning visual show. To sweeten an already great deal, all guests will recieve a pre-autographed CD booklet and a chance to meet the men of Mastodon. The band is made up of Troy Sanders (bass guitar & vocals), Brent Hinds (guitars & vocals), Bill Kelliher (guitars) and Brann Dailor (drums & vocals).
For those of you who just can’t wait to get your hands on a copy of this awesome album can pre-order at Criminal Records, which is located at 1154 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. It is important to note that those who pre-order the album will receive a pass to attend the listening party.
Once More ’Round The Sun has generated quite a bit of media buzz prior to its release. Check out some of the review below.
“It’s obvious on first listen why “High Road” and “Chimes At Midnight” have made the songs an instant addition to their set list.” — Revolver
“An incredible body of work by one of metal’s most pioneering bands…Each album represents such huge leaps forward.” – AltSounds.Com
“Big, bold upfront vocal melodies that distinguish Mastodon from most other bands that stake their reputation on whipping up teetering avalanches of heavy, adventurous rock and roll.” – Guitar World
“Once More ‘Round The Sun isn’t just Mastodon’s most shining moment to date, but it’s a milestone for modern rock /n/ roll. The Secret is out.” – ArtistDirect.Com