Thrash Hits

March 7th, 2009

Mastodon release video for ‘Divinations’ ahead of Crack The Skye

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Showing the band trawling through a snowy, mountainous terrain, the epic, doom-laden video for the band’s recent single, ‘Divinations’ is a masterclass in what to do when your label gives you some cash and a camera.

The prog-metallers are decked out in some cool shades and parkas and they use ropes as they venture into the wild to slay a SNARLING MANIMAL. The ropes are pretty cool, but not as cool as the icy beard that Brent Hinds is sporting.

It’s all dramatic landscapes and even more dramatic back-lighting as the band hammer out the single, which was released digitally on 26 January 2009. The beast looks proper heavy metal – especially when he starts drinking out of a skull. We can only assume it was beer.

Yeah, Crack The Skye is very awesome. You should definitely buy it when it comes out on 23 March 2009. We’ll have a review up next week as well as an awesome interview with Bill Kelliher with EXCLUSIVE NEWS IN IT. How exciting.

Watch the video to ‘Divinations’ from Crack The Skye by Mastodon


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