Once More 'Round The Sun (album) by Mastodon

Once More 'Round The Sun
Once More 'Round The Sun by Mastodon (2014)
Release date: 2014-06-24
Overall rank: 4,548th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 97 votes)
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Mastodon bestography

Once More 'Round The Sun is ranked 4th best out of 11 albums by Mastodon on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Mastodon is Crack The Skye which is ranked number 716 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,670.

Mastodon album bestography « Higher ranked (1,390th) This album (4,548th) Lower ranked (5,063rd) »
Blood MountainOnce More 'Round The SunThe Hunter

Members who like this album also like: Crack The Skye by Mastodon, ...Like Clockwork by Queens Of The Stone Age and The Hunter by Mastodon.

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74/100 (from 97 votes)
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90/100
From alvinrowab 03/11/2018 22:56
Lo volvió a hacer Mastodon en 2014 con su sexto disco de estudio, demostrando que son una máquina bien engrasada y sin apenas fallo en la pecera. Con una portada psicodélica como telón de fondo, los de Atlanta siguen la senda marcada por 'The Hunter', ganando en accesibilidad todavía más, pero también en confianza y fiabilidad a la hora de fabricar grandiosas canciones de Sludge de corte progresivo. No es nada fácil hacer lo que hicieron estos chicos con 'Once More 'Round the Sun', pues sus movimientos eran seguidos cada vez desde más cerca. A pesar de potenciales singles como "The Motherload", "High Road" y, especialmente "Ember City", el verdadero petróleo de este disco se encuentra en su conjunto como tal, ubicándose las canciones en un contexto en el que la existencia de unas no tendría sentido sin la existencia de otras.
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From Highhopes 09/06/2017 04:17
My first Mastodon experience, but I like the dense layering of harmonies and riffs.
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From Ben4 02/18/2017 06:01
May not be as good as some of their earlier stuff, but still really good. High Road, Motherload, Chimes at Midnight are great, to name a few. Some tracks on the second half lose my interest a little, but overall this album is worth a listen if you like metal and Mastodon.
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From Pegasus 06/16/2015 23:52
Am I the only one who thinks this might be their best album?
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From zags7000 06/13/2015 08:44
As someone who loves their earlier stuff I have to say this is just as good. Leviathan and Crack the Skye are still at the top but this still great. In particular I loved High Road.
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From bojolpif71 01/31/2015 11:39
En retrait , un poil ennuyeux ..
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From zdwyatt 01/09/2015 18:40
On 2011's The Hunter, Mastodon shed their sludge roots and their recent progressive tendencies, shifting to a straightforward hard rock sound. On this record, they bring back a bit of the prog, but are still leaning heavily on catchy riffs and choruses. It hasn't done much to appease fans of their early work, but I like it.
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From Graeme2 11/01/2014 22:32
Sounds great to me, I'm having this after a few cans. Not keen on the earlier stuff, I prefer this to be honest. Thought the previous album was good but this is much better. Might just go and see them.
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From Gowi 06/30/2014 19:34
Better than their last one but follows the same watered down stoner rock of that one. I really wish they'd get their heads out of their ass and write a sludge record again.
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