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  1. Atlanta's 10 best albums of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... speaks to the finest points of indie rock. It's a fascinating and promising debut by a still-young quartet. - BP Mastodon's latest album is as pop-accessible and riff-heavy as its predecessor, 2011's The Hunter . The album also embraces the group's ...


  2. 'Once more 'round the sun we go again': Top 10 music releases of 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    ... Floor Jansen, well... it is safe to say disappointment is not in the forecast. (10) Once More 'Round the Sun by Mastodon . Considerably more engaging than 2011's The Hunter , this Georgia metal band's sixth studio album is simultaneously catchy and ...


  3. People to Watch: Where Are They Now? Vote for the 2015 listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... Carter come back after the Democrats' defeat this November? What's next for the beer-brewing, bearded metal band Mastodon ? Are the rumors about another concept from Grant Henry true? Where has the mysterious, meditative chef Allen Suh gone? Will ...


  4. Drink Mastodon's beer, Black Tongue, this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    It's the first song from the band's 2011 album, The Hunter . It's a good song. Here's the video: 3. Mastodon also has a beer called Black Tongue.


  5. Drink Mastodon's beer, Black Tongue, this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    It's the first song from the band's 2011 album, The Hunter . It's a good song. Here's the video: 3. Mastodon also has a beer called Black Tongue.


  6. 3 things to do this weekend in the PoconosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... hard-rocking heavy metal music to cap off your weekend? Then you may want to experience an evening of Mastodon. The band, which formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2000, released its sixth studio album, “Once More 'Round The ...


  7. Mastodon on tour w/ Gojira & Kvelertak, played Austin, in NYC-area...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    Mastodon, Gojira and Kvelertak have spent a fairly staggering amount of time on the road together this year, and they recently brought the current iteration of the tour to Austin for a show at Stubb's . Unfortunately our photographer missed Kvelertak, but BV was on hand for sets from Gojira and Mastodon, and pictures of the show are in this post.


  8. Photos and live review of Mastodon Gojira and Kvelertak at The FillmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    Atlanta rockers Mastodon performed a nearly sold out show at The Fillmore in Detroit on Friday Night. Opening the show was heavy metal acts Kvelertak and Gojira .


  9. Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt Says He 'Never Talked' To Bill Kelliher,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    Opeth vocalist/guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt has shot down rumors of a possible side project with Mastodon guitarist/vocalist Bill Kelliher and In Flames guitarist Bjorn Gelotte , explaining that he has "never talked" to the other two guys about it. Kelliher recently said that he was hopeful that the collaboration with Akerfeldt and Gelotte would see the light of day, telling : "We haven't really gotten [as] far [as writing music together] yet.


  10. Mastodon at South Side Music Hall, 10/22/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    ... it almost always works. It's not that he doesn't like a food; he's just not used to it yet. The common depiction of Mastodon by lazy journalists is as the "saviors" of metal, because they're a metal band they've heard of. Metal doesn't need a ...


  11. Live Review: Mastodon Keep Rock Alive in PomonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WIGM-AM Medford

    From day one, Mastodon has always been a rock band at heart. If anything, they were like Led Zeppelin masquerading underneath a Swamp Thing coat of lumbering polyrhythmic Atlanta sludge from the get-go.


  12. Monday music picks: OK Go, MastodonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Austin American Statesman

    ... opening. Technically sold out, 9 p.m., 214 E. Sixth St., - P.B. Also: Atlanta prog-metal band Mastodon , touring behind their sixth album "Once More 'Round the Sun," plays the oudtoor stage at Stubb's with Gojira and Kvelertak .


  13. 10/18: Interview- Mastodon shine on ' 'Round the Sun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on He's a founding member of Mastodon, the thinking person's metalheads behind 2004's "Leviathan," a concept album loosely based on Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick." So, yeah, it feels a little strange to hear bassist Troy Sanders, who shares lead-vocal duties with guitarist Brent Hinds and drummer Brann Dailor, say, "Lyrics have always taken a back seat" to the music when they're working on material.


  14. Mastodon Are Too Busy Head Banging to Talk About TwerkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Coming up in the murky, humid climate of the South, Atlanta-based metal band Mastodon create a heavy sound that swallow listeners whole using crushing drums, dual vocalists and thunderous guitar riffs. Mastodon's music is dense and filled with layers of jazz, death metal, hard rock, prog and experimental noise.


  15. Mastodon explores the heavy side of life in 'Once More Around the Sun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Mastodon's new album, "Once More Around the Sun" underlines the complexity of a band that straddles rock and heavy music. Singer-bassist Troy Sanders and Mastodon are set to perform Friday at the Fox Theatre in Pomona.


  16. Mastodon to Perform New Single on CBS's Late Show, 10/27Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 |

    Mastodon has announced they will perform their new single, "The Motherload," on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on Monday, October 27th. In addition, "The Motherload" will be released as a special limited-edition 12" vinyl picture disc in honor of Record Store Day's Black Friday celebration, which takes place on November 28th.


  17. Mastodon, Kvelertak and Gojira to lead metal take over in PomonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... what they are about,” he said. Kvelertak is one of the opening acts, along with Gojira , for headliners Mastodon on Oct. 17 at the Fox Theater in Pomona. Atlanta metal, rock and progressive act Mastodon, hailed as “the greatest metal ...


  18. Mastodon make metal twerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 |

    Heavy metal has got together with twerking in a new video by one of the genre's more popular groups, and early reaction from the head banging community seems to be favourable. Gyrating glutes, often quite large, feature prominently and often in slow motion in a new video from the US band Mastodon which hails from Atlanta, Georgia.


  19. Mastodon ask fans to 'embrace magnificence' with twerking-heavy 'The Motherload' video - " watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | NME

    Mastodon have revealed a video filled with twerking dancers for their new single 'The Motherload'. Perhaps in a bid to pre-empt the same criticism which fell at the feet of Lily Allen and Taylor Swift for their own comical use of backing dancers in music videos, the band warned viewers who take the clip too seriously to "take a deep breath and embrace magnificence."


  20. Riot Fest Chicago day 1 in pics (Jane's Addiction, Mastodon, Pussy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... thrash kings Slayer performing Reign In Blood in its entirety, resilient interplanetary scumdogs Gwar , and Mastodon ; classic punks Stiff Little Fingers and ALL ; alternative rock flag bearers Jane's Addiction ; anthemic and melodic punks The ...