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Mastodon Singer-Bassist Troy Sanders on the Ways of ‘The Hunter’

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Mastodon's Troy Sanders on 'The Hunter'

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Mastodon, Live in New York City – Exclusive Photos

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

 

In support of their new album ‘The Hunter,' heavy metal quartet Mastodon rocked Terminal 5 in New York City over the weekend (on Nov. 19). Opening acts included the Dillinger Escape Plan and

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Mastodon’s Troy Sanders: Current Tour Offers ‘Prehistoric Cavemen’ Experience

Troy Sanders
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So you’ve listened to Mastodon’s albums, you’ve watched their videos and maybe you even own a ‘Crack the Skye’ T-shirt. But what can you expect if you’ve never actually seem them in their natural element, onstage under the lights, amps cranked and rocking out?

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Mastodon to Perform on ‘Last Call With Carson Daly’

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Why do you need to tune into 'Last Call With Carson Daly' on Tuesday, Nov. 15? Because Mastodon will perform both 'Curl of the Burl' and 'Black Tongue' on the late night TV program. The show airs on NBC affiliates at 1:35 AM ET, so be a night owl on Tuesday night and watch it. You won't be disappointed, especially since it's a two-fer.

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Rev Theory vs. Mastodon – Cage Match

Rev Theory / Mastodon
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Rev Theory have been setting our Cage Match ablaze with their single ‘The Fire,’ most recently with a win over Egypt Central. Can they do it again against the next challenger?

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Mastodon’s Troy Sanders Explains ‘Circle of Insanity’ Behind ‘Curl of the Burl’

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Karl Walter, Getty Images

Mastodon recently kicked off a North American fall tour in support their epic new album, 'The Hunter,' and one song you can expect to hear on a nightly basis is 'Curl of the Burl,' the disc's current single. It's powerhouse rock number with a catchy chorus bound to get ingrained in your mind, but its enigmatic title does beg the question: what the hell is a burl -- and why would it curl?

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Mastodon Team Up With ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’

Troy Sanders
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The recent love affair between cartoons and metal has been a passionate one. The seemingly separate worlds most notably collided in 2006 in the animated series 'Metalocalypse,' which went on to become a worldwide phenomenon and a staple show for Cartoon Network. It seems like the metal gods are far from finished with the cartoon world, as Mastodon bassist-vocalist Troy Sanders recently revealed that the progressive metal band and 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force' have decided to team up for what is sure to be a brutally funny collaboration.

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ZZ Top, ‘A Tribute From Friends’ – Album Review

Nickelback, Filter
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The music and legacy of the iconic band ZZ Top is being celebrated with the release of 'A Tribute From Friends.' The 11-track album features the likes of  hard-rock acts Nickelback, Filter, Mastodon,
Coheed & Cambria, Loaded, Wolfmother and Daughtry.

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Mastodon Perform ‘Curl of the Burl’ on ‘Letterman’

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Late night television gave Southern metal act Mastodon a warm welcome last night (Oct. 5) as they performed their current single 'Curl of the Burl' off of their new album 'The Hunter' on the 'Late Show With David Letterman.'

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Chickenfoot and Mastodon Score Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200 Chart

Chickenfoot

It’s another solid week for new rock releases on the Billboard 200 albums chart. ‘Chickenfoot III’, the latest from super group Chickenfoot debuted at No. 9 selling 42,000 copies. Their previously released self-titled album in 2009 rocked the charts at No. 4 with 52,000 units sold so the ‘Foot has some catching up to do. But with the combined star force of Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith, this release has some staying power.

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