Crack the skye

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Limited edition of "Crack the Skye" on blue vinyl.
Complex rhythms combined with amazingly catchy melodies: this is the most monumental, musically mature and impressive album by the far!
Item no. 316986
Colour blue
Gender Unisex
Musical Genre Progressive Metal
Exclusive No
Media - Format 1-3 LP
Edition Coloured, Limited Edition
Product topic Bands
Band Mastodon
Product type LP
Release date 19/06/2015

LP 1

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  • 4.
    Usurper / Escape / Martyr / Spiral
  • 5.
    Ghost Of Karelia
  • 6.
    Crack The Skye
  • 7.
    The Last Baron

by Oliver Kube (20.04.2009) The fourth album of this US cult quartet is heavy - bloody heavy, yet atmospheric and above all, very emotional. The band will annoy some dyed-in-the-wool fans with the more and more sparse use of their trademark sludge parts, but the quality of the compositions -check the mighty, extremely melodic title track and monumental "The last baron" which is about 13 minutes long - and the steamroller sound by Brendan O’Brien (Pearl Jam, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen) will compensate even those. Additional interesting aspects of this release consisting of just 7 songs spread on altogether almost 50 minutes: the voice of bass man Troy Sanders sounds like young Ozzy Osbourne’s more than ever, and the banjo used on "Divinations" is a perfect match to the arrangement. Once again on top of this game: drummer Brann Dailor with his incredibly intricate rhythm work - regarding precision and power, this man is almost out of this world.

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