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Mastodon vinyl box set to see release

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:13 AM PT
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Official press release:

A collectors edition Mastodon vinyl box set is set to be issued on November 18th via Relapse Records. This box set will be a one-time pressing strictly limited to 1,000 copies and include nine 180-gram LP's encapsulating the legendary band's entire history of recordings.

The box set will be cased in a heavy duty, foil stamped black box and include the following:

- The vinyl pressing of Mastodon's '06 Reprise debut Blood Mountain on expanded double LP.

- The band's critically-acclaimed 2004 release Leviathan, expanded to double LP.

- The band covers of "The Bit" (Melvins), "Emerald" (Thin Lizzy), and "Orion" (Metallica).

- A live record documenting the band's performance as part of the Relapse Contamination Festival in 2003. This LP is, and will remain, exclusive to this box set.

- The band's reissue of early recordings, Call Of The Mastodon.

- The final vinyl pressing of the original Lifesblood recording.

The box set will also include an embroidered logo patch, a vinyl sticker set, as well as a custom Mastodon turntable mat. All of these items will be exclusive to this box set, never to appear outside of it.


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