Articles tagged mastodon

19 Jun 2017 // 7:21 AM

Arcadea: Arcadea

Mastodon's Brann Dailor sings and drums like crazy for this synth metal act featuring no guitars. It's a treat if you're part of that very specific audience that enjoys synth-metal.

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Roots Remain: A Conversation With Bill Kelliher of Mastodon

Among other things, Mastodon rhythm guitarist Bill Kelliher delves into how loss and life shaped their sixth outing, Emperor of Sand.

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5 Apr 2017 // 11:34 AM

Mastodon - “Show Yourself” (Singles Going Steady)

Mastodon may not be reinventing the wheel here, but they take one on a fun trip nonetheless.

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24 Mar 2017 // 8:24 AM

Mastodon: Emperor of Sand

Emperor of Sand is by no means a bad album, but there's little here that the band hasn't already explored.

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Blood and Thunder: Clutch Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em!

Mastodon may be American metal giants, but based on their Saskatchewan gig with Clutch, they could learn a thing or two from their cult favorite Maryland comrades.

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21 Jan 2011 // 8:00 AM

The Year in Music: May 2010

May 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a hodgepodge of notable cover versions, new releases, TV events, and more.

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Metal, Back from Purgatory

The Rockist attends his most eagerly anticipated metal show in over a decade only to find... the Banana Splits?

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“Ignorant bliss, impending doom…”

Over the last three decades, not much has changed in the way of heavy metal music videos. While cutting-edge filmmakers like Michel Gondry, Spike Jonze,

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Mastodon go on a space odyssey in their new video for “Oblivion”. Open the pod bay door, dudes! And watch out for those meteorites.

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21 May 2009 // 6:00 AM

Mastodon played “Oblivion” from Crack the Skye on Late Show With David Letterman back on May 15th. Adrien Begrand said of the song: “Mastodon’s

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23 Mar 2009 // 10:00 PM

Mastodon: Crack the Skye

Unlike many progressive metal bands, Mastodon just can't stop progressing.

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Various Artists: The Unholy Alliance [DVD]

Musically, of course, it doesn’t get much better than this – some of metal’s biggest names are on the bill, and in fine form, too, so the main fault with The Unholy Alliance is the compilation.

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2 Feb 2007 // 6:05 AM

Don’t tell Bill Kelliher that his band, Mastodon, is cool and trendy. “I hear that, and I think of those guys the Darkness, who

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18 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Mastodon: Blood Mountain

Mastodon is on the cusp of something huge, with a hotly anticipated CD that threatens to turn metal on its ear and bring another underground sound to the mainstream in the process.

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27 Sep 2004 // 11:00 PM

Mastodon: Leviathan

Mastodon have turned down the sludge, and turned up the prog. Way up.

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//Mixed media
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The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

// Moving Pixels

"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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