Best Mastodon Albums

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The Top Ten

1 Crack the Skye

Yeah, this album is a masterpiece. Every single song on this album are amazing. It's their best work, followed by Leviathan. The Czar is my favorite song of Mastodon, and one of the best songs I've ever heard in my life!

I'm starting to get into Mastodon, and right now I'm absolutely LOVING Crack the Skye and Remission. - Metalfan2112

Their best release to date. Every song is amazing.

Mind= Blown

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2 Leviathan

This may be the most difficult top ten list to rate, but when I was introduced to Mastodon a number of years ago I received a number of albums all at once, and this is the one that hooked me.

All of these top three albums are tied for number one for me.

From beautiful artwork to the brilliantly thought out concept theme, this album is a journey. It's more like reading a collection of short stories about the sea (it's actually somewhat based on Moby Dick).

1.Leviathan
2.Crack The Skye
3.Emperor Of Sand
4.Blood Mountain
5.The Hunter
6.Once More 'Round the Sound
7.Remission

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3 Blood Mountain

After much thought I'd have to say blood mountain is my favourite then crack then lev, hunter then round the sun then call of hex remission and call I have yet to listen to the live album

Personally this is my favourite mastodon album.

This is probrably the hArdest list to vote on cause they all are great I just love the way this one flows.

This album has it all...exquisite riffage and a perfect balance of everything you love about "leviathan" and "crack the skye"! Don't let the first track throw you off, it's just an intro into the madness of a man lost mountain climbing m/

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4 Once More 'Round the Sun

Man all of mastodons Albums are epic this ones a little different more Bran dailor less Brent hinds not sure if this is better or worse anyways this is a great album 4/5

This album is a little different the last 2 mastodon albums feature more of bran dailor on vocals he has a more radio friendly voice different but definitely epic!

Great album! A little bit more mainstream but also classic mastodon all of there studio albums are critically acclaimed so its very hard to pick one but come on people vote this one up should be in the top 3

My second favorite after Crack the Skye! Great mixture of epic/proggy guitar licks, perfectly combined with solid memorable vocal lines, and what makes this thing actually more accessible is the fact that the songs are written in more of a radio-rock formula than Crack The Skye was.

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5 The Hunter

Can't choose so I'll vote for this in the hopes it gets the more casual listener into mastodon - BronzeWolf96

I like this album because it reminds me of when I travel to the Rockies. I always listen to it at least once every time I go there

This is their best no doubt about it!

Timeless...

6 Emperor of Sand

It needed a thousand listens for a full appreciation, but then again it wasn't easy for me to get into any of Mastodon material, now, I must say, I LOVE every damn moment of this masterpiece. For me it holds the top with leviathan and crack the skye, witch are all within my favourite albums of all time. Just be patient with it, let it ease into you and your subconcience, and you will be rewarded

Honestly, despite being a prog geek, I've never been a massive fan of Mastodon. OMRTS I felt needed more bite and Sultan's Curse didn't do much for me either. But after listening to the whole of this new album today I felt that every track made the album sound especially solid. And I enjoyed listening to it. I'm basing this off one listen though so my opinion may change. - IronSabbathPriest

This new Mastodon album is growing to be one of my all-time favorites. It's seriously addicting! - cjWriter1997

Crack the Skye used to be my favorite until this masterpiece, what an amazing album.

7 Remission

My favourite is actually Leviathan but Remission definitely shouldn't be one of the lowest!

Really surprised that this is presently the lowest ranked studio album. If you're an old school thrasher or a real metalhead then this and Leviathan will probably be at the top for you. But hey, they're all great albums.

Awesome album best songs crusher destroyer, ole nessie, elephant man, mother puncher, and the burning man. - horrorfan89

8 Call of the Mastodon
9 Live at the Aragon
10 Live at Brixton

The Contenders

11 Lifesblood
12 Jonah Hex Soundtrack
13 The Workhorse Chronicles
14 Cold Dark Place
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1. Crack the Skye
2. Emperor of Sand
3. Blood Mountain
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1. Crack the Skye
2. Blood Mountain
3. The Hunter
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2. Blood Mountain
3. Leviathan
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