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Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
News // 2 Articles
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//Features

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81
5 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.

Hearts Alive: An Interview with Mastodon
9 Jul 2014 // 9:14 PM

Bassist for the Atlanta sludge metal monsters Troy Sanders discusses why Once More 'Round the Sun is simply the next logical step in the band's Go-Go's-loving journey.

//Columns

Roots Remain: A Conversation With Bill Kelliher of Mastodon
24 May 2017 // 5:30 AM

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

The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.

//Reviews

Mastodon: Emperor of Sand
24 Mar 2017 // 3:24 AM

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

Mastodon: Once More 'Round the Sun
23 Jun 2014 // 9:06 PM

Mastodon's Once More 'Round the Sun condenses the prog of Crack the Skye into the structures and trademarks of hard rock.

//Blogs

Mastodon - "Show Yourself" (Singles Going Steady)
5 Apr 2017 // 6:34 AM

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

Blood and Thunder: Clutch Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em!
6 May 2015 // 10:00 PM

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.

//News

Mastodon makes it clear that metal isn’t extinct
23 Nov 2011 // 12:35 AM

DETROIT — It’s not the sort of band you find floating around the Top 10 much anymore. But Mastodon, the Atlanta rock quartet with the searing

Mastodon is leading the charge of old-school metal bands
2 Feb 2007 // 12:05 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 were

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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