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  1. Mastodon: Tenacious D Didn't Deserve To Win The Grammy For Best Metal Performance [News]Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 |

    Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher says that Tenacious D did not deserve to win the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance earlier this year. As reported, the comedy rock duo fetched the prestigious award with their cover of Dio classic " The Last in Line ," triumphing over Anthrax 's " Neon Knights " cover, Motorhead 's " Heartbreaker ," Slipknot 's " The Negative One ," and Mastodon 's " High Road ."


  2. Judas Priest & Mastodon played 3 NYC-area shows (pics from Paramount, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Brooklynvegan

    The massive Judas Priest and Mastodon tour just made its way through the NYC-area for two smaller shows at The Paramount on November 5 and 6 and then a much bigger show at the Prudential Center on November 7. BV was on hand for the first Paramount show, and there are pictures of that in this post. The Paramount is a small place to see either Priest or Mastodon, so seeing them there together was an all-too-rare treat.


  3. Mastodon Asleep in the Deep 12' Picture Disc Available NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 |

    Mastodon have just released a luridly eye-popping, brain-melting 12" vinyl picture disc for the track "Asleep In The Deep", from their current album, ONCE MORE 'ROUND THE SUN. The B-side is an instrumental version of "Asleep In The Deep", which is exclusive to this release.


  4. The Howard Stern Show - Friday, November 6, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Nov 6 |

    Brann Dailor Sits In. 11/05/15. 11:15am Jon Hein started today's Wrap Up Show introducing his guest Brann Dailor from the band Mastodon.


  5. What's going on Friday? (Craig Finn, Peacers, Obnox, BEMF, Judas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Austerity Program are worth catching, and one of the bands who owe something to both Flipper and Yow. Judas Priest, Mastodon @ The Paramount Metal Gods Judas Priest have been doing it for over four decades, and their live shows still kick major ass. ...


  6. Here's Mastodon Guitarist Giving Little Boy A Head Tattoo [News]Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 5 |

    Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds made a special guest appearance on Orange's new video for Micro Dark Guitar Amp. The clip follows the story of a boy named Bobby and his journey to rock 'n' roll stardom.


  7. Mammoth soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 |

    There's no better metaphor for Mastodon's current place in the music world than guitarist Brent Hinds, wearing a full Los Angeles Dodgers uniform, getting kicked out of last year's Grammy Awards for dropping a fat bag of weed on the red carpet. No matter how far Mastodon has come - even rubbing shoulders with Taylor Swift - the band is still made up of four misbehaving metal dudes.


  8. Mastodon's 'Once More 'Round the Sun' Vinyl Released TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 |

    ONCE MORE 'ROUND THE SUN - the fourth release in the ongoing 2015 MASTODON Vinyl Reissue Series - is out today. The band's critically acclaimed current album, ONCE MORE 'ROUND THE SUN is pressed on 140-gram transparent green and solid white vinyl.


  9. Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Heavy Metal Concept AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Guitar World

    ... follow-up, 1999's 'Still Life,' continued the concept album streak, with a distinctly anti-Christian story line. Mastodon's breakthrough effort was also a concept record loosely based on Herman Melville's 'Moby-Dick.' That arc also positioned it as ...


  10. NewsOf Monsters And Men to appear on Game of ThronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | NME

    ... the first musicians to cameo in the faux-medieval world of Westeros. They join compatriots Sigur RA3s, metal band Mastodon , Coldplay 's Will Champion and Snow Patrol 's Gary Lightbody. The National have also been featured in the show, providing the ...


  11. Sellout? Breaking Down How And Why Metal Bands Go From Extreme To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | VH1

    ... something different was alluring. Can we write a "regular" song that was still interesting? Look at a band like Mastodon: Their first album, Remission (2002), features no clean vocals at all, and is so heavy that all of the songs are named after ...


  12. Third Release in Mastodon Ongoing Vinyl Reissue Series, Out TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 |

    Next up in the ongoing 2015 MASTODON Vinyl Reissue Series is the band's massively revered 2011 release The Hunter - their fifth studio album and third release on Reprise Records. The Hunter, pressed on 140-gram red-colored vinyl, is released today, August 28th.


  13. Rumors confirmed: Metal band Judas Priest to play Saroyan Theatre Oct. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Amphitheater in Paso Robles. The band plays Friday, Oct. 23 at Saroyan Theatre. Contemporary Georgia metal band Mastodon opens the show. Tickets are $39.50-$129.50 and on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14 at the Convention Center box office, online at ...


  14. Judas Priest And Mastodon Have Announced A Fall 2015 North American Tour [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 |

    In what have to be one of the biggest tour announcements of this season, classic metal legends Judas Priest have announced that they are teaming up with modern metal behemoths Mastodon for a series of North American dates.


  15. Brann Dailor: Brent Hinds 'Wasn't Exactly Serious' When He Said He Hated Metal [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 |

    Earlier this month, Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds caused a bit of a sh-t storm when he told a reporter about his disdain for heavy metal. Speaking with Guitar Player in a no-holds-barred interview, he noted: "I've been trying to get Mastodon to not be such a heavy metal band, because I f--king hate heavy metal, and I don't want to be in a heavy metal band."


  16. Mastodon cancel 16 showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | National Ledger

    Mastodon have cancelled 16 tour dates. The heavy metal band were scheduled to play a string of international shows including the prestigious Reading/Leeds Festival throughout August and September but have pulled out of all of the gigs citing a ''personal family matter''.


  17. Robe BMFLs Help Ramp Up For PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Live Design Online

    ... Their BMFLs recently hit the road as part of a floor package for high profile Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon. Performance Lighting veteran LD Michael "Slim" Howe called Russ a couple of days later saying that on the second gig the band had asked ...


  18. 10 Best Musician Cameos in Film and TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | OC Weekly

    ... by popping up (often unexpectedly) in movies and TV shows. Here are 10 of the best film cameos by musicians. 10. Mastodon -- Game of Thrones Without spoiling too much of the just-finished season of HBO's hit show, there was a scene toward the end of ...


  19. 10 Best Musician Cameos in Movies and TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    ... by popping up (often unexpectedly) in movies and TV shows. Here are 10 of the best film cameos by musicians. 10. Mastodon - Game of Thrones Without spoiling too much of the recent season of HBO's hit show, there was one scene toward the end of the ...


  20. Chance The Rapper To Star In Murder Mystery SliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... listen, from Jennifer Herrema's gravely grunts and growls, to More A In a recent interview with Guitar Player , Mastodon's Brent Hinds admitted to not really liking heavy metal. Actually, his exact wording was: "I fucking hate heavy metal." ...