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

    Yesterday |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Oct 21 | 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 ...


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

    Monday Oct 20 | 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.


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

    Sunday Oct 19 | 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 .


  5. 10/18: Interview- Mastodon shine on ' 'Round the Sun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | 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.


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

    Friday Oct 17 | 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.


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

    Friday Oct 17 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    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.


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

    Monday Oct 13 | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Sep 30 |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Sep 30 | 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."


  12. 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 ...


  13. The 8 Ball: The Top 8 Summer 2014 AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 |

    ... between Memorial Day (May 31st) and Labor Day (September 1st). First up on our list is the triumphant return of Mastodon. Not that the group had gone far; it was three years since their last album, the acclaimed The Hunter , had been released. Once ...


  14. Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-FiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WNED

    But what makes some music sound manly? What attracts men to play and listen to certain genres of music? The answers, it seems, are changing. Let's start with the metal band Mastodon .


  15. To climb the charts, Mastodon had to peel away its heavy metal skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... dudes with guitars aren't what they used to be. Stars don't look like Metallica's tattooed giant James Hetfield or Mastodon's scruffy Troy Sanders. Metal has changed, too, splintering into countless factions and fractions, all stretched between the ...


  16. Ghoul expand tour, playing Saint Vitus w/ Black Anvil (updated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... down the most famous metal musician they've had come in, the most fun, and the hardest drinking: 1. Brent Hinds of Mastodon. 2. The Melvins. 3. Brent Hinds tied with Dax Riggs of Acid Bath, who actually passed out in the bathroom for a little while! ...


  17. Top Guitar Techs Choose Orange Amplification DIVO VT1000 Valve TesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... didn't know if they were any good or not.' It's not only the techs that have recognised how great this new tool is. Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher observed 'I found the Orange tube tester easy to comprehend and incorporate in the testing of all ...


  18. Mastodon Guitarist Carves Giant Wooden Penis [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 |

    When he's not playing guitar in Mastodon , Brent Hinds is indulging his other great passion; wood sculpting.


  19. Descendents and Mastodon to play in PomonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    There are a lot of fall concert announcements, but we'll start in Pomona since the Fox Theater recently added a slew of acts with Porter Robinson, Descendents, Mastodon, Pierce The Veil and Sleeping With Sirens and Skinny Puppy and VNV Nation all scheduled to make stops.


  20. 6 Weird And Fabulous Items Of Band MerchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Anorak

    ... that they wanted a Prodge toilet cover seat. Heave with me . You can buy a bikini of your favourite metal band, Mastodon. That's not too outrageous or funny. However, look at the seat of the bikini bottoms. Now you're talking. Alice Cooper is, of ...