11-7-14: American metal band Mastodon have been on tour for the past month as they get ready to wrap up
their North American tour run tonight at the band’s hometown in Atlanta, Georgia where the band will
perform at the Tabernacle. Mastodon recently released their sixth studio album “Once More Round The
Sun” this past June as the album debuted at number 6 of the Billboard 200 charts, which marks their
highest chart debut in the band’s history. The group has been out touring in support of their latest
album ever since.
While there aren’t any available Mastodon tickets for their show tonight at the Tabernacle, the band will
begin a UK run starting on November 22 as Mastodon tickets for those upcoming events are available to
During Mastodon’s American tour run, Mastodon tickets had an overall secondary average price of
$61.25. The most expensive show during this tour run was the band’s October 17 show at the Fox
Theatre in Pomona, California. Mastodon tickets for that show had an average price of $87.00 in the
secondary market, which is a 42.6% increase over their tour average.
Still, Mastodon tickets were affordable for all its North American leg tour run as Mastodon tickets were
as low as $45 in average price in the secondary market. There were only a total of three concert shows
where Mastodon tickets had an asking average price of over $80 in the secondary market and there
were two events where Mastodon tickets had an asking average price of under $50.
Mastodon metal band first formed in early 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia and is composed of bassist Troy
Sanders, guitarist, Brent Hinds, and drummer Bran Dailor. When performing three out of the four
members participate in vocals, which creates a different blend of singing styles and voices as many of
their songs feature progressive concepts and instrumentation.
Shortly after forming their band, the group recorded their first demo in 2000 as soon thereafter, the
band landed their first record deal with Relapse Records in 2001 where they released their debut album
“Remission” in 2002, which featured the singles ‘March of the Fire Ants” and “Crusher/Destroyer.”
The group would then release their second studio album “Leviathan” in 2004 as the metal band received
critical acclaim for their sophomore music project as it was named the album of the year by two UK
The band has gone on to release four more albums since then, which all received much praise from
music critics and were commercially successful as well peaking at respectable rankings on the Billboard
Their latest album “Once More Round the Sun” sold around 34,000 copies in the first week of its release
that landed the album at number 6 on the Billboard Charts, making it the band’s first consecutive top 10
debut with their previous album peaking at number 10 with 39,000 units sold in 2011. Mastodon has
released three singles from their new album “High Road,” “Chimes at Midnight”, and “The Motherload.”