Mastodon wins awards for album “The Hunter”

Critically acclaimed album heavy-rock masterminds Mastodon won a pair of prestigious awards in London this past week for its current album, The Hunter.

First up was the Kerrang! Award (Kerrang! Magazine UK) for “Best Album.” Mastodon also took home the prize for “Best Album” at this year’s Metal Hammer Golden God Awards (Metal Hammer Magazine UK). Both awards were handed out at star-studded ceremonies in London on June 7th & 11th respectively.

Mastodon are touring in support of The Hunter, which found its way onto several Year End/Best Of critics’ lists, including those compiled by Rolling Stone, Spin, Revolver, Decibel and many more.

Mastodon‘s upcoming European tour dates are as follows:

  • 6/13 Bergen, Norway Bergen Calling
  • 6/15 Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhell Festival
  • 6/16 Gothenburg, Sweden Metaltown
  • 6/17 Seinäjoki, Finland Provinssirock
  • 6/19 Tallinn, Estonia Rock Café
  • 6/20 Riga, Latvia Palladium
  • 6/23 Roeser, Luxembourg Rock A Field Festival
  • 6/24 Eindhoven, Holland Effenaar
  • 6/25 Amsterdam, Holland Melkweg Max
  • 6/27 Rome, Italy Atlantico
  • 6/29 Werchter, Belgium Rock
  • 6/30 Belfort, France Eurokennes
  • 8/25 Reading, England Reading Festival
  • 8/26 Leeds, England Leeds Festival