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Encyclopedia > Leviathan (album)
Leviathan
Leviathan cover
Studio album by Mastodon
Released August 31, 2004
Recorded Robert Lang Studios
Studio Litho
EK Studios in Seattle
Genre Progressive, Thrash Metal
Length 46:47
Label Relapse Records
Producer(s) Matt Bayles
Mastodon
Professional reviews
Mastodon chronology
Remission
(2002)
Leviathan
(2004)
Call of the Mastodon
(2006)

Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. The album is based on the Herman Melville novel Moby-Dick. Its songs "Iron Tusk", "Blood and Thunder" and "Seabeast" were released as singles. Four magazines awarded it Album of the Year in 2004: Revolver, Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, and Terrorizer. the album cover of Mastodons Leviathan. ... A studio album is a collection of previously unreleased, studio-recorded tracks by a recording artist. ... Mastodon is a Grammy-nominated[1]heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Lang Studio is a recording studio in Seattle, Washington. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2 1869 Government  - Mayor Greg Nickels (NP) Area  - City  142. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Relapse Records is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based independent metal record label. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Matt Bayles is a well-known and recognized producer. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4. ... Blender is an American magazine that bills itself as the ultimate guide to music and more. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... Kerrang! is a weekly music magazine (mainly rock and metal) published by EMAP in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links 5_stars. ... // Magazine History Metalhammer (sometimes MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal magazine in the UK, and in Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland and Serbia And Montenegro by a different publisher. ... Image File history File links Stars10100. ... Mastodon is a Grammy-nominated[1]heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. ... Remission is the first full-length album by Mastodon, released on May 28, 2002 via Relapse Records. ... Call Of The Mastodon Call Of the Mastodon is a compilation of early songs from the heavy metal group, Mastodon (band), released February 7, 2006 on Relapse Records. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Heavy metal music. ... In music, a band is a group of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of a musical arrangement. ... Mastodon is a Grammy-nominated[1]heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. ... Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, essayist and poet. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Moby-Dick book cover Moby-Dick - the official title of the first edition - is a novel by Herman Melville. ... This is a hard rock magazine that comes out every month. ... Kerrang! is a weekly music magazine (mainly rock and metal) published by EMAP in the United Kingdom. ... // Magazine History Metalhammer (sometimes MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal magazine in the UK, and in Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland and Serbia And Montenegro by a different publisher. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...


The album was also released with an Audio DVD in a limited edition set. A third edition was released in 2005, containing the videos for "Iron Tusk" and "Blood and Thunder". A video for "Seabeast" was completed in 2006. [1] The DVD-Audio logo. ... DVD (commonly known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ...


The album brought Mastodon great critical acclaim and, thanks to the ensuing tour, a considerably larger fan base. Leviathan has sold 103,000 copies as of September 2006.


Guitarist Bill Kelliher considers this album to represent the water element. Impact of a drop of water Water is a chemical substance that is essential to all known forms of life. ...

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Blood and Thunder" (Feat. Neil Fallon) – 3:48
  2. "I Am Ahab" – 2:45
  3. "Seabeast" – 4:15
  4. "Island" – 3:26
  5. "Iron Tusk" – 3:03
  6. "Megalodon" – 4:22
  7. "Naked Burn" – 3:42
  8. "Aqua Dementia" (Feat. Scott Kelly) – 4:10
  9. "Hearts Alive" – 13:39
  10. "Joseph Merrick" – 3:33

Neil Fallon is the lead singer and guitarist for American rock band Clutch. ... Binomial name Carcharodon megalodon Agassiz, 1843 The megalodon, Carcharodon megalodon, (from ancient Greek μεγας = big + οδους (genitive οδοντος) = tooth) was a giant prehistoric shark that probably lived between about 16 to 1. ... Scott Kelly One of three founding members of Oakland, Ca. ...

DVD

  1. "Naked Burn" (in 5.1 Surround Sound)
  2. "Aqua Dementia" (in 5.1 Surround Sound)
  3. "Hearts Alive" (in 5.1 Surround Sound)
  4. "Where Strides the Behemoth" (Live)
  5. "Battle at Sea" (Live)
  6. "Thank You For This / We Built This Come Death" (Live)
  7. "Crusher Destroyer" (Live)

Surround sound is the name for a variety of techniques for expanding and enriching the sound of audio playback by recording additional sound channels that can be reproduced on additional speakers. ...

Trivia

  • The song Iron Tusk was featured in Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.
  • The songs I Am Ahab and Joseph Merrick were written in the studio while the band were recording the album.

This articles trivia section has too much trivia. ...

Personnel


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