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Mastodon Team Up With ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’

Troy Sanders
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

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
Sergio Dionisio / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

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’

Mastodon
Jason Merritt, Getty Images

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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Mastodon Drummer Dishes on ‘The Hunter,’ Upcoming Tour + More

Mastodon
Cindy Frey, Warner Bros. Records

Mastodon Drummer Talks New Album, Tour + More

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Mastodon Drummer Says New Album ‘Doesn’t Cater to Your Average Metalhead’

Mastodon
Michael Buckner, Getty Images

Loudwire recently called up Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor at home in Atlanta -- or "Hotlanta," as he calls it -- and we used the opportunity to ask him to gauge reaction to the band's new opus, 'The Hunter,' which dropped last week. Dailor definitely believes that the feedback Mastodon have received from fans this time around has varied from past releases -- which doesn't surprise him in the slightest.

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Win a Mastodon Signed Drum Head Prize Pack!

Mastodon Drum Head and Album
Warner Bros. Records

In celebration of the release of Mastodon's new disc, 'The Hunter,' Loudwire has partnered with Warner Bros. Records to give away a signed Mastodon drum head (pictured above) and an autographed copy of the album (signed by all members of the band).

If you haven't already read our stellar revi

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Mastodon, ‘The Hunter’ – Album Review

Mastodon
Karl Walter, Getty Images

Mastodon live in that rarely occupied air space between critical darling and breakout success. Ever since their days as up-and-comers on the always cool Relapse Records roster through several albums on major label Warner Bros., Mastodon have never drifted too far to the left or right.

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Mastodon Drummer on ‘Curl of the Burl’ Video: ‘Evil Dead’ Meets ‘Cheech & Chong’

Mastodon Curl of the Burl Video Still
Warner Bros.

As we reported yesterday, Mastodon unleashed the video for first 'The Hunter' single 'Curl of the Burl,' and it's quite an epic masterpiece. Word on the street was that drummer Brann Dailor was the ideas guy behind the clip, so we called him up at home in Atlanta and asked him point blank: was the concept really yours?

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Mastodon Unleash Epic ‘Curl of the Burl’ Video

Curl of the Burl Video
Warner Bros.

The video for Mastodon's current single 'Curl of the Burl' has just premiered and it's an epic clip. The video combines horror scenes, drugs, surrealism, lumberjacks and hot forest nymphs in Daisy Dukes -- basically everything you can ask for in a music video and more.

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