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Mastodon Song Used In Army of Two Video Game Ad Campaign

MASTODON's cover version of the THREE DOG NIGHT track "One" is currently being used in the ad campaign for the upcoming multiplatform videogame "Army of Two". A trailer for the game featuring the song can be viewed below.

"Army of Two" will arrive in stores on March 6.

MASTODON is tentatively scheduled to enter the studio in the spring to begin recording its follow-up to 2006's "Blood Mountain". A late 2008 release via Warner Bros. Records is expected.

In a recent interview with UK's Rock Sound magazine, MASTODON drummer Brann Dailor stated about the songwriting process for the group's new album, "It's a long, arduous process. We've got a skeleton for the whole record and these huge chunks of music four of five different segments that don't have a beginning or end yet... We're just basically in the middle of the record, adding stuff, giving it a taste then adding a little more 'pepper' or 'salt.' Once all the ingredients are in there, you have to bake it — which is just playing it over and over again until it feels right. The main goal is to get the songs right so you don't have to think about the time changes — so you can relax with it and play it how it should be played. There's a level of difficulty to our stuff and if you're too wrapped up in trying to remember how many times something goes and the timing for the next riff, you can't examine the song for being a song. So it takes a while."

So far, only one new songtitle has been revealed: "The Ghost of Karilla".

Commented Brann: "I dont want to give the theme away but I think the song title will leave a few people guessing. It's top secret. I can't divulge that information. It's more fun keeping it under wraps, but you can be assured that it's definitely another MASTODON record which is going to further in a couple of different directions and the stuff we've written so far is heavier than I expected."

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. Mikeman writes:

dude i love it when metal gets publicity. Especially when its mastodon. I'm sick and tired of all the rap s**t on video games it pisses me off. every game should have at least one metal track on it. cant wait to buy the new album

# Feb 28, 2008 @ 10:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Terminator writes:

three dog night is metal?!! lol

# Feb 29, 2008 @ 3:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. metalrox555 writes:

It is when mastodon covers it.

# Feb 29, 2008 @ 8:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. godlike writes:

thats just ridiculous..!!

# Feb 29, 2008 @ 8:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Game looks good though.

# Feb 29, 2008 @ 8:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. bennyboy88 writes:

i dont give a sh** personally, just aint metal to me if they stole parts from the Beatles and put it in their song

# Mar 9, 2008 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

Game is good by the way. Quite unique.

# Mar 9, 2008 @ 7:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Kalis_wrath writes:

I like what I have heard from Mastadon. What system is this on though? I have an xbox at my disposal and would love to play this game!

# Mar 10, 2008 @ 1:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. puf writes:

i was watching tv last night and btbam was on the backround. it was that ant song

# Mar 10, 2008 @ 11:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Diamond Oz writes:

It's on Playstation 3, not sure if it's on any other consoles.

# Mar 10, 2008 @ 2:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Txmetalhead writes:

I suspect that Army of Two will be for other consoles, as well. I don't think PS3 has the exclusive rights to the game. It could show up on the X-Box 360. This game has been delayed for so long, hope it was worth the wait.

# Mar 10, 2008 @ 2:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. eggnog writes:

Kool. Excellent game by the way. Tons of action, guns, comedy, awesome 2 player gameplay.

# Mar 10, 2008 @ 5:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Nina writes:

http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=336206088
bad quality full song

# Mar 11, 2008 @ 1:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. ryan321321 writes:

dude this song is kick ass.the video game fits the song.this is my new favorite song as song
as soon as i heard it

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