Most of us just hop on iTunes these days to get our favorite music, and why not?  It's quick simple and easy.  For those of us who still like the feel of having that new album in our hand though it's no substitute.

Mastodon is catering to die hard album junkies with the 180-gram vinyl edition of their latest album, The Hunter.   The album came out back in September, and sold almost 40,000 copies in it's first week of release.  Now the vinyl version is available and you can get it online at   It could be the perfect Christmas gift for the die hard metal fan.  You may also want to see if you can find a record player, because chances are most people don't have one anymore.