Last year, Mastodon released a live album, Live at Brixton. The album, which was taken from a 2012 performance at London’s O2 Academy, served as a greatest hits of sorts for the band, spanning their career and capturing them playing a 4,000-capacity venue. However, it was only available digitally – until now. It’s been announced that as part of Record Store Day, coming up on April 19th, Live at Brixton will be getting a physical release. Limited to only 2,000 copies, the double 180-gram vinyl pressing will also come with a DVD of the performance.
Mastodon is definitely one of the most collector-friendly bands out there. They’ve almost always got something for Record Store Day, whether it’s the Feistodon split with Feist or special edition versions of their five existing albums, fans almost always have something to pick up from them on Record Store Day, and with the next album due out this Summer, this could be a good way to prime yourself up for the next album. Record Store Day takes place twice a year at over 1,000 independently-owned record stores.