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  1. Mastodon's Brann Dailor Remembers His New York City YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Village Voice

    Progressive metal band Mastodon call Atlanta home, but drummer Brann Dailor is originally from New York. Born in Rochester, Brann grew up with parents he calls "hippies," who gave him a Celtic name , derived from a mythical king, Bran the Blessed.

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  2. Clutch, coming to Bethlehem, geared up for a second 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Morning Call

    ... the release. But before that happens, the guys in Clutch have found time to pair up with their friends in the band Mastodon and hit the road for what promises to be one of the better hard rock tours of the spring. It will be the first time the two ...

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  3. 'We do not like to rest on our laurels' says Clutch drummer ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | NJ.com

    ... We do not like to rest on our laurels. We do not like to rehash the past." Clutch is touring with heavy-metal band Mastodon. The two groups will bring their tour Friday to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem. Clutch headlined Stroudsburg's ...

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  4. A pre-Shaky Knees Q&A with Brann Dailor of MastodonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Business Journal

    On May 1, Atlanta Business Chronicle spoke to Brann Dailor, drummer, backing vocalist, lead vocalist and primary lyricist of the Atlanta-based heavy metal band Mastodon. The band has released six studio albums and recently landed a song on the "Game of Thrones" mix tape.

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  5. Mastodon's Bill Kelliher: 'I Don't Read Guitar Tabs, Writing Notes Down Seems Archaic To Me' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    We recently had a privilege to sit down with Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher and discuss the current state of Mastodon affairs, as well as his impressive musical journey. Right off the bat, Bill addressed his stance on guitar tabs, revealing that he never read music and pretty much never used any tabs in his life.

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  6. Mastodon, Clutch @ The ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    The sixth full-length album from Atlanta progressive-metal band Mastodon, Once More 'Round The Sun, was born out of the idea of capturing a full year in the life of the band, during which time frontman Bill Kelliher got sober. At the time of the album's creation, the group had been considering a "full rotation, musically," according to the band's Facebook page.

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  7. Concert preview: Mastodon proves possibility of evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Throughout their 11 years of existence, Atlanta-based hard rock outfit Mastodon have gained as much notoriety for the eclectic, oddball details of their music as for the music itself. After all, it's not every day you encounter a prog-metal band lacking a dedicated lead singer that has recorded concept albums on such disparate and crowd-pleasing topics as the Herman Melville-penned novel "Moby Dick" and Rasputin's impact on czarist Russia spliced with a tale of astral time travel.

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  8. Clutch and Mastodon Bring the 'Missing Link' To Red RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | 303 Magazine

    If the pairing of Clutch and Mastodon on the Missing Link Tour seems like a match made in heaven, that's because it is. Both bands have had a monstrous impact on rock and metal over the years, and as you'll see on Sunday, they're showing no signs of wearing out their pure rock fury anytime soon.

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  9. The Get Down: Joey Porter, The Diplomats, Mastodon and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | 303 Magazine

    ... Metal fans across the Rocky Mountains have rejoiced in their gift from the metal gods; receiving legendary band Mastodon. The band will be gracing the equally epic stage of Red Rocks on Sunday, May 3rd. They brings along with them Clutch as part of ...

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  10. Mastodon/Dillinger Supergroup Will Be Fronted By Juliette Lewis [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Since it was announced, there has been much speculation about Giraffe Tongue Orchestra , the supergroup from Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds and Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman . Now, in an interview with SiriusXM Liquid Metal , Weinman has offered some new details about the project.

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  11. Mastodon Prepare for Winter on the 'Game of Thrones' Mixtape Cut 'White Walker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Spin

    It may be getting warmer, but make no mistake - winter is coming. The heavy metal band Mastodon , apparently recording in their Winterfell studio, contributed a track to the upcoming Game of Thrones mixtape, Catch the Throne Vol.

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  12. Mastodon Join 'Catch the Throne' Mixtape, Plan Vinyl Reissues + Record Store Day ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Mastodon may have released Once More 'Round the Sun last year, but fans should brace themselves for a bevy of offerings in the coming months. The latest announcement is that the band has recorded a track for the Catch the Throne: The Mixtape Vol.

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  13. Mastodon Vinyl Reissue Series Begins TodayRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As previously announced, Mastodon have announced they will reissue all of their Reprise Records titles on vinyl in the coming months. The first album in the series will be 2006's Blood Mountain, which will be issued today, March 3rd, on a mix of solid yellow and transparent green vinyl.

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  14. Mastodon's Kelliher: I Don't Wanna Be Like Metallica And Search For My Young Roots [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher pointed out that the last thing the band would want to do is force the vibe of their earlier efforts. During a recent clinic at the Guitar Center , Bill also offered a brand new riff that you can check out at the 4:15 mark in the video below.

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  15. Tool Is "Working on Some Tunes" in the StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Rock102online.com

    ... company Tool hired to defend them turned around and sued the band as well. Meanwhile, Carey has teamed up with Mastodon frontman Brent Hinds to form a new group, Legend of the Seagullmen . You can hear the first two songs from the new band at ...

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  16. Mastodon Frontman and Tool Drummer Form New Group, Legend of the SeagullmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Rock102online.com

    Mastodon frontman Brent Hinds and Tool drummer Danny Carey have teamed up to create a new band, named Legend of the Seagullmen . The aquatically-themed group have released two new songs, called "The Deep-Sea Diver" and "Ships Wreck" on the band's website, TheSeagullmen.com .

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  17. Mastodon And Tool Stars Join SupergroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    Members of rock bands including Mastodon and Tool have teamed up to form a nautical-themed supergroup called Legend of the Seagullmen. Mastodon singer and guitarist Brent Hinds has teamed up with Tool drummer Danny Carey and Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats to create sea shanties under the new band name.

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  18. Mastodon Guitarist Kicked Out Of Grammys After Spilling Weed On Red Carpet [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Mastodon 's Brent Hinds managed to get himself kicked out of the Grammy Awards on Sunday after spilling a bag of contraband on the floor of the red carpet. In a post on Instagram, Hinds' Giraffe Tongue Orchestra collaborator Ben Weinman revealed that the guitarist had been ejected from the awards ceremony after tipping a bag filled with underwear and marijuana on the floor and refusing to pick up the contents.

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  19. Heavy metal guitarist goes to Grammys in full Dodgers uniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | AM 570 KLAC

    The Stew isn't usually the place to discuss award-show fashion - we usually leave that to our friends at Yahoo Style - but Brent Hinds of Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon has thrust us into fashion talk. You see, that's Hinds wearing a full Los Angeles Dodgers uniform at Sunday night's Grammy Awards .

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  20. Their last record was nominated too - for Best Comedy Album.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | MetaFilter

    > Curiously dressed Atlanta prog metal band Mastodon, who many felt deserved to win the 2015 'Best Metal Performance' Grammy. That is not what I was expecting a metal band named Mastadon to look like.

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