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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.


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.


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.

Mastodon: Live at Brixton
16 Jan 2014 // 9:04 PM

This is a well-made concert film of Mastodon at their best. And the 23-song setlist covers their whole catalog.


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.

"Ignorant bliss, impending doom..."
10 Jun 2009 // 10:10 PM

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,


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


Mastodon - "Oblivion" (video) 10 Jun 2009 // 8:55 PM

Mastodon - "Oblivion" (live) (video) 21 May 2009 // 1:00 AM

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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