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Mastodon, ‘Blood and Thunder’ – Video of the Day

Mastodon, 'Blood and Thunder'
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On this very day 102 years ago, Herman Melville first published the iconic novel 'Moby Dick,' so what better reason to crank up some Mastodon?! The band's clip for 'Blood and Thunder' is our Video of the Day!

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, Songs, Video of the Day, Videos

Mastodon to Enter Studio in November

Mastodon
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Mastodon's last studio album was 'The Hunter,' released in 2011. Now it looks like a new album will be on the way sometime next year.

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, News

Mayhem Fest in Connecticut – Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon + More [Photos]

Liz Ramanand (FFDP, Mastodon) / Antonio Marino (Rob Zombie), Loudwire
Liz Ramanand (FFDP, Mastodon) / Antonio Marino (Rob Zombie), Loudwire

Although the dirt and grit and bands were immensely entertaining on the side stages, fans who trekked out to this year’s Mayhem Festival were in for a treat over on the main stage. Production was complete with loads of smoke and pyro as the headliners Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch both put on incredible shows.

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Mastodon’s Brann Dailor Talks New Album Progress, 2013 Mayhem Festival + More

Brann Dailor
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Mastodon have been quiet for most of 2013, but there's a good reason for that. The band has been working behind the scenes on music for their next album. While the group is still promoting 'The Hunter' during their Mayhem Festival run this summer, things are slowly starting to come together for their next release.

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Filed Under: , Category: Exclusive, Interviews, Metal, News

Mayhem Fest 2013 Kickoff: Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon + Amon Amarth [Photos]

Charles Epting, Loudwire
Charles Epting, Loudwire

The 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has kicked off and the main stage provides a powerful bill that includes Amon AmarthMastodonFive Finger Death Punch and the shock-rock master Rob Zombie.

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No. 17: Mastodon, ‘Remission’ – Best Debut Metal Albums

Chuck Schuldiner / Ozzy Osbourne / James Hetfield

Before Mastodon went on to hunt down the white whale, the Georgia crunch-sludge quartet released their debut masterpiece, 'Remission,' in 2002.

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Filed Under: Category: Special Features

Mastodon ‘Very Busy’ Writing New Album

Mastodon
Facebook: Mastodon

Mighty Atlanta metal act Mastodon have just unveiled some exciting news! The band's follow-up to their massively celebrated fifth studio album, 'The Hunter,' is on its way! The sludge metal band spread the good word via their Facebook page last night (May 6), sharing with fans that they're "very busy" writing their next full-length.

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, New Albums, News

Slayer vs. Mastodon – March Metal Madness 2013, Round 1

Slayer vs. Mastodon

The first round of the 2013 March Metal Madness' Mosh Pit region gets under way with two heavyweights ready to do battle. It's Slayer's classic 'Reign in Blood' in one corner, with Mastodon's modern masterpiece 'Remission' in the other corner, and only one of these two discs can advance to the second round in the battle to determine the best metal album of all-time.

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Mastodon, Meshuggah, Napalm Death + More Donate Rare Items for ‘Baroness Relief’ Auction

Baroness
Baroness - Official Site

When fellow metalheads are in dire need, the underground music community has a strong history of coming together and selflessly lending a hand. After a gruesome bus crash last year, the members of Baroness were left with serious injuries and daunting medical bills. In response, acts such as Mastodon, Meshuggah, Napalm Death, Neurosis, Circle Takes the Square, Municipal Waste and many more have donated rare items for the upcoming Baroness Relief auction.

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Mastodon’s Troy Sanders Saved by Wonder Dog in Orange Amplifiers Short Film

Troy Sanders
YouTube

Mastodon singer-bassist Troy Sanders is sitting backstage riffing on a guitar when he learns that all six of his amps have bitten the dust just shortly before he's going onstage. Though the scenario is not that likely, it's played to the full humorous hilt for the new short film / promo starring Sanders for Orange Amplifiers.

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Filed Under: , Category: Funny, Metal, News, Rock, Videos

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