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NEWS: Mastodon, Sum 41, Alter Bridge and more named for Download Festival 2017!

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We may be deep into the cold months of winter right now, but the organisers of Download Festival are keeping our appetites whet for the summer to come by confirming another batch of bands to form the festivities of the 2017 edition of the event.

The latest names to join the festival bill include Mastodon, Sum 41, Alter Bridge, Airbourne, Good Charlotte, Pierce The Veil, and more.

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NEWS: Mastodon talk upcoming new album!

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American progressive metallers Mastodon have discussed the progress made so far on their upcoming new studio record, and follow up to 2014’s widely acclaimed ‘Once More ‘Round The Sun’.

Drummer Brann Dailor explained where the band are at in the writing process, as well as what happened to the bands EP release which was spoken about not long after the release of their last record. Check it out below:

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NEWS: 70+ more acts confirmed for Reading & Leeds Festival 2016!

NEWS: Good Charlotte are back!
Pop-punk heroes Good Charlotte are set to return from their five year hiatus, with a new album in works and a clip of brand new single, 'Makeshift Love', appearing online.

The day when this year’s Reading & Leeds Festival weekend is upon us is drawing ever closer, and to whet our appetites even more, the organisers have confirmed over 70 more bands and artists joining the bill.

Fresh additions to the line-up include Good Charlotte, Pulled Apart By Horses, Tonight Alive, Hacktivist, Mastodon, ROAM, Beach Slang, and many more.

You can find all of the newly announced names, along with the current stage splits, below:

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NEWS: Mastodon set to start work on album #7!

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Metal heavyweights Mastodon have announced that they have started the writing process on their seventh full length record.

Drummer Brann Dailor has confirmed during an interview with LiveNation, that work on the follow-up to 2014’s ‘Once More Round The Sun’ should begin shortly, and you can check out what he had to say below:

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FEATURE: 50 albums that turn 10 in 2016!

At the moment, it’s looking like 2016 is going to be a great year in terms of new albums, with a handful of huge bangers already out there and many more undoubted hits confirmed to be hitting out ears in the next few months. It’s also important to look back every so often, and it just turns out that a decade ago in 2006 was a great year for albums too.

Of course there are hundreds, but we filtered together 50 great albums that turn 10-years-old this year to remember those modern classics, accompanied with streams to bring ourselves a massive hit of euphoric nostalgia.

NOTE: These albums may bring intense levels and high frequencies of smiles, jumping, involuntary head nodding/banging and limb movements, and uncontrollable happiness.

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NEWS: Mastodon confirmed to headline Bloodstock 2016!

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Mastodon have been confirmed as the first headline act for Bloodstock festival 2016, joining Venom and Behemoth who have been previously announced. You can read a statement from the bands frontman Troy Sanders below:

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NEWS: Mastodon cancel all August/September 2015 tour dates!

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Due to personal family matters arising, metal favourites Mastodon have been forced to cancel all of their forthcoming tour dates up until late September, which includes their only confirmed UK dates at this year’s Reading/Leeds Festival weekend.

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VIDEO: Mastodon – Asleep In The Deep

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Atlanta based metal monsters Mastodon have just dropped a music video to accompany ‘Asleep In The Deep’, the latest cut to be taken from the band’s latest full-length output, ‘Once More ‘Round The Sun’. You can stream and watch the cat driven video below:

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NEWS: Mastodon feature as wildlings on Game Of Thrones episode, ‘Hardhome’!

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Atlanta based metal favourites Mastodon featured as wildlings in last night’s (May 31st, 2015) premiere of Game Of Thrones episode, ‘Hardhome’ (Season 5, Episode 8). The band was personally invited to participate by the show’s creator and executive producer, Dan Weiss, as well as the other executive producers, who are all fans of the band.

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DOWNLOAD: Catch The Throne Vol II – Game Of Thrones Mixtape ft. Mastodon, Anthrax and Killswitch Engage

‘Catch The Throne Vol II’, a tie-in Game Of Thrones mixtape featuring specially composed songs from Mastodon and Anthrax, amongst others, has been released online for free download:

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