Mastodon – Crack The Skye (Reprise / Warner Music Canada)

With a compelling mix of heavy metal, thrash metal and some progressive tendMastodon.jpgencies throughout, Atlanta’s Mastodon delivers seven impeccably tight tracks on their latest record.

The ease with which they change tempos through songs like Oblivion and Quintessence speaks volumes about the expert musicianship contained within the band.

Equally impressive is the straight ahead metal of Divinations and the title track.

The future of heavy metal is right here, folks.

Don’t pass up the opportunity to hear what will undoubtedly be one of the year’s finest heavy metal moments.