This has already been an absolutely superb year for Mastodon. Releasing arguably their finest album to date and proving dominant across gigs in the US the band have now announced they are set to return to the UK this December for a full headline tour.

Full list of dates:

2nd Cardiff, Great Hall
4th Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
5th Nottingham, Rock City
6th Newcastle, Northumbria Uni
7th Glasgow, Barrowland
9th Manchester, Academy
10th London, O2 Academy Brixton

Tickets are on sale this Friday (16th June) at 10am. Please ensure you go via the official ticket outlets when making your purchases.

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