AOTY 2019

Blood Mountain

Mastodon - Blood Mountain
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2006 Ratings: #102 / 653
User Score
Based on 108 ratings
2006 Ratings: #18
September 12, 2006 / Release Date
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Reprise / Label
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slickleg
100
Mastodon's 2006 release, "Blood Mountain." This might be my favourite Mastodon album currently, and second to third for all time. The album is full of explosive energy, aggression and is both abrasive and harsh as well as complex and technical. The album had definitely captured the four piece at their most complex and progressive side from here until 2009's "Crack the Skye", which ultimately competes in its level of progressive metal/rock. "Blood Mountain" has an ... read more
GabrielDiablo
98
Amazing
twwalter
95
Track by track rating

1. The Wolf Is Loose (9.4/10)
2. Crystal Skull (9.2/10)
3. Sleeping Giant (8.6/10)
4. Capillarian Crest (9.2/10)
5. Circle Of Cysquatch (9.1/10)
6. Bladecatcher (9.0/10)
7. Colony Of Birchmen (10/10)
8. Hunters Of The Sky (10/10)
9. Hand Of Stone (8.8/10)
10. This Mortal Soil (9.4/10)
11. Siberian Divide (10/10)
12. Pendulous Skin (9.2/10)

Average: 9.5/10
MasterCrackfox
85
This is where I feel Mastodon hit their sweet spot; just weird enough to remain engaging, just heavy enough to pack a punch, just technical enough to prove the band has incredible production value to go with their sound.

Favorite track: Colony Of Birchmen
Murmaider96
86
After the amazing display of power Mastodon made in Leviathan, this by-an-inch softer cousin will still deliver some great Sludge flag singles.
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MISC LISTS

#174/SPIN (1985-2014)

Track List

  1. The Wolf Is Loose
  2. Crystal Skull
  3. Sleeping Giant
  4. Capillarian Crest
  5. Circle Of Cysquatch
  6. Bladecatcher
  7. Colony Of Birchmen
  8. Hunters Of The Sky
  9. Hand Of Stone
  10. This Mortal Soil
  11. Siberian Divide
  12. Pendulous Skin
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