Atlanta heavy rock quartet Mastodon have released a brand new single and music video entitled “Teardrinker.” The track is the first official single from their anxiously awaited ninth full-length album, Hushed And Grim, arriving on October 29, 2021 via Reprise Records.

“Teardrinker” arrives on the heels of the previously released track “Pushing The Tides.” The latter has already amassed 2 million-plus total streams and counting in addition to 808K YouTube views on the music video.

Making a grand return to the road this Autumn, Mastodon will co-headline a massive North American tour with Opeth. These dates will mark the band’s first full-scale North American run since 2019. Zeal & Ardor open all shows as special guest.

Tour Dates:

11/16 – Asheville, NC – Arena
11/18 – Boston, MA – The Wang Theatre
11/19 – Albany, NY – Palace Theatre
11/20 – New York City – Hammerstein Ballroom
11/21 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
11/23 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
11/24 – Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
11/26 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater
11/27 – Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
11/28 – Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
11/30 – Mesa, AZ – Mesa Amphitheatre
12/01 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
12/02 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
12/04 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Union
12/05 – Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom

Hushed and Grim Track Listing:

1. Pain With An Anchor
2. The Crux
3. Sickle And Peace
4. More Than I Could Chew
5. The Beast
6. Skeleton Of Splendor
7. Teardrinker
8. Pushing The Tides
9. Peace And Tranquility
10. Dagger
11. Had It All
12. Savage Lands
13. Gobblers Of Dregs
14. Eyes of Serpents
15. Gigantium

Artwork for ‘Hushed and Grim’ by Mastodon

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.