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Leviathan

Mastodon

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 31st, 2004
Catalog ID:
RR6622-2
Label:
Relapse Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
14 reviews (avg. 76%)
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2. I Am Ahab 02:45   Show lyrics
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3. Seabeast 04:15   Show lyrics
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4. ├Źsland 03:26   Show lyrics
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5. Iron Tusk 03:03   Show lyrics
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6. Megalodon 04:22   Show lyrics
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7. Naked Burn 03:42   Show lyrics
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8. Aqua Dementia 04:10   Show lyrics
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9. Hearts Alive 13:39   Show lyrics
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10. Joseph Merrick 03:33   instrumental
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Band members
Troy Sanders Vocals, Bass, Keyboards
Brann Dailor Drums, Vocals
Bill Kelliher Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Brent Hinds Vocals, Guitars
Guest/Session
Matt Bayles Organ (on Joseph Merrick)
Phil Peterson Cello (on Aqua Dementia)
Scott Kelly Vocals (additional) (on Aqua Dementia)
Neil Fallon Vocals (additional) (on Blood and Thunder)
Miscellaneous staff
Paul Romano Artwork, Design
Alan Douches Mastering
Matthew Jacobson Executive producer
Matt Bayles Recording, Mixing, Producer
Troy Sanders Vocals, Bass, Keyboards
Brann Dailor Drums, Vocals
Bill Kelliher Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Brent Hinds Vocals, Guitars
Matt Bayles Organ (on Joseph Merrick)
Phil Peterson Cello (on Aqua Dementia)
Scott Kelly Vocals (additional) (on Aqua Dementia)
Neil Fallon Vocals (additional) (on Blood and Thunder)
Paul Romano Artwork, Design
Alan Douches Mastering
Matthew Jacobson Executive producer
Matt Bayles Recording, Mixing, Producer
Read Bliss 92% hexen May 27th, 2013
Read Mainstream Extinction II: GI! 79% BastardHead May 10th, 2013
Read Water 95% Unorthodox June 9th, 2010
Read Dear Mastodon: Shoot the... 61% JamesIII January 19th, 2010
Read At Least the Album Cover is... 35% wildchild13 August 27th, 2009
Read The album that restored my... 100% mastodon_t August 26th, 2009
Read Mastodon's Prime Outing 95% Akerfeldt_Fanboi August 1st, 2009
Read Prog metal? Not really. 90% Dalkaen November 10th, 2007
Read Waiter! There's core in my... 55% Woolie_Wool August 20th, 2007
Read Mediocre and Overrated 60% FagsAreGay May 25th, 2007
Read I hate this band, but I... 52% hells_unicorn April 19th, 2007
Read Big, chunky kick ass metal. 82% caspian November 30th, 2005
Read Where strides the behemoth... 95% krozza October 6th, 2004
Read They've diluted their sound... 68% ReapingTalons September 20th, 2004

The above release date refers to the US release; the European release was the 13th of September.

"Leviathan" is heavily influenced by the novel "Moby-Dick." The songs tell stories relating to the tale of "Moby-Dick".

All music and lyrics by Mastodon, except "Aqua Dementia" which was also written by Scott Kelly.

Music videos were made for "Iron Tusk", "Blood and Thunder", and "Seabeast".

Bonus track for Japan:
11. The Bit (Melvins cover) (4:29)

Leviathan was also released as a limited edition (1000 copies worldwide) picture disc vinyl.

Full vinyl pressing info:

Eighth Press
2014 x Oxblood Red Standard Gram
1010 x White/Gold Merge Standard Gram
504 x Blood Red/Gold/Blue Tri Color Split Standard Gram *Mailorder Exclusive*

Seventh Press
1005 x Black Standard Gram
401 x Sunburst (Yellow and Red Merge) Standard Gram *Mailorder Exclusive*

Sixth Press
4096 x Black Standard Gram

Fifth Press
1364 x Orange Marble Standard Gram
Fourth Press
504 x Purple Marble Standard Gram

Third Press
998 x Red Translucent Standard Gram
997 x Gold Translucent Standard Gram
999 x Green Translucent Standard Gram
500 x Black Standard Gram
500 x Picture Disc

Second Press
500 x Blue/White Merge Standard Gram
500 x Black 180 Gram

First Press
500 x Blue Standard Gram
500 x Blue/Green Merge Standard Gram
800 x Black 180 Gram
100 x White Standard Gram
100 x Clear (not available to the public)

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed by Matt Bayles at Robert Lang Studios, Studio Litho and Ek Studios in Seattle, WA, in March 2004.
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music in Tenafly, NJ, in April 2004.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 781676662227
Matrix / Runout: 55612AM-01 RLP-6622-2 042207-31
Mould SID Code: IFPI ZN1C
Other (Mould Stamp): MCOM

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