Mastodon return for UK tour

There's a new album on the way as well

Mastodon return to the UK in December for a string of dates.

The band, whose 2004 album ‘Leviathan’ has been hailed as a modern metal classic, play a tour ahead of their third album, their first for Reprise Records, due early next year.

They also play the All Tomorrow’s Parties’ The Nightmare Before Christmas on December 3, on a bill curated by The Mars Volta.

The dates are:

Peterborough The Cresset (December 1)

Glasgow Garage (2)

Swindon Furnace (4)

London Scala (5)

Nottingham Rock City (6)

Cardiff Barfly (7)

For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.