Mastodon to release first live concert album

Heavy rockers Mastodon are set to release their first ever live concert DVD/CD this March on Reprise Records.

Heavy rock innovators Mastodon will release their first-ever live experience package entitled Mastodon: Live at the Aragon on March 11th, 2011, on Reprise Records. The set will contain a CD and DVD which captures the band’s sonic assault recorded and filmed live October 19th, 2009, at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago while touring in support of its critically-applauded album, Crack The Skye.

Mastodon: Live at the Aragon DVD and CD is comprised of Crack The Skye performed live in its glorious entirety along with fan favorites from Blood Mountain (2006) and Leviathan (2004) plus a brutal cover of The Bit by Melvins. A dozen blistering tracks that loudly displays Mastodon’s unmatched virtuosic prowess at the apex of their career to date. The DVD program contains a full 78 minute live visual concert experience filmed in Chicago and is a stunning representation of the band captured in their most natural and primal element.

Click here to view the trailer for Mastodon: Live at the Aragon

The DVD will also feature a 58 minute 'tour film' entitled 'Crack the Skye: The Movie', and contains the films which were projected on screen, behind the band in performance. These images were created specifically to illustrate the conceptual thread linking each of the songs on Crack the Skye and are exclusive to this package for the very first time giving the fans a brand new way to re-experience Crack The Skye.

Beginning today through www.mastodonrocks.com fans can pre-order a special bundle that will include the complete Mastodon: Live at the Aragon, along with a custom Mastodon guitar Pick Tin (with embossed picks) and a reproduction of the official Mastodon All Access Tour Laminate exclusive only to this package. Quantities are very limited so don’t delay.

Fans who wish to purchase Mastodon: Live at the Aragon digital download can do so on all participating digital service providers in audio form.