"High Road"

If you were praying for the complicated sludge thunder of Mastodon's early albums to return on their upcoming Once More 'Round the Sun, well, that ain't happening, hesher. This single has more in common with the tighter, punchier metal of 2011's The Hunter: straightforward drumming and a sung chorus, but plenty of riff chunk and fist pump to go around.

From The Archives Issue 1209: May 22, 2014