Posts Tagged ‘Mastodon’

NEWS: Mastodon detail new EP, ‘Cold Dark Place’!

Despite having dropped their seventh studio full-length ‘Emperor Of Sand’ less than six months ago, Atlanta heavy metal quartet Mastodon have confirmed that they have even more new music on the way in the form of a 4-track EP, titled ‘Cold Dark Place’.

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NEWS: Mastodon star as wights in Game of Thrones season 7 finale!

Last night (August 27th 2017), the season 7 finale of HBO‘s smash TV phenomenon Game Of Thrones aired, and in the episode – titled ‘The Dragon And The Wolf’ – Georgia based heavy metal outfit Mastodon made their second overall cameo appearance in the show.

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LIVE: Download Festival 2017 – Friday

Date: June 9th 2017
Venue: Donington Park, Donington
Website: www.downloadfestival.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/downloadfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/downloadfest

It goes without saying now that Download Festival is one of the most renowned and prestigious rock festivals in the whole world. A performance there, especially a debut, sets a notable milestone in any band or artist’s career, and year after year manages to cater for almost any fan of rock, punk, or metal.

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NEWS: Mastodon announce UK tour for December 2017!

Having just slayed it on the Download Festival main stage over the weekend, Georgia based heavy metal troupe Mastodon have announced a headline tour across the UK in December in support of their recently released LP, ‘Emperor Of Sand’.

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VIDEO: CKY – Days Of Self Destruction (feat. Brett Hinds)

They haven’t put out any new music for nearly 10 years, but now hard rock trio CKY have put out their first offering of new material since 2009. Their new single, ‘Days Of Self Destruction’, comes from their forthcoming record ‘The Phoenix’, and features Brett Hinds of Mastodon.

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NEWS: Brett Hinds (Mastodon) proposes to his girlfriend on stage!

Get ready for a collective “aww”. Mastodon vocalist Brett Hinds proposed to his girlfriend on stage last week during a show in Birmingham, Alabama.

You can check out the crowd-shot video below:

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ALBUM: Mastodon – Emperor Of Sand

Release Date: March 31st 2017
Label: Reprise Records
Website: www.mastodonrocks.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/mastodon
Twitter: www.twitter.com/mastodonmusic

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Atlanta’s Mastodon unveil ‘Emperor Of Sand’; a technical, stormy mix of doomy metal and rock, with melodic singing and a good dose of grooviness added to the mix too. It’s an interesting concoction. The band have found themselves at a crossroad with fans as of late, with more mainstream-esque records being too tame and ‘safe’ for some. Yet, ‘Emperor Of Sand’ has a brilliant tone both musically and lyrically, and sees the band find their innovative streak once again.

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VIDEO: Mastodon – Show Yourself

With a main stage set at Download Festival and new album on the way, Heavy metal favourites Mastodon have now released a new video for their song ‘Show Yourself’, the latest choice of cut to be taken from their forthcoming seventh full-length, ‘Emperor Of Sand’.

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AUDIO: Mastodon – Andromeda

Georgia based heavy metal troupe Mastodon have now unveiled another cut from their eagerly awaited and soon-to-be-released seventh full-length effort, ‘Emperor Of Sand’. The new single, titled ‘Andromeda’, is the third to be taken from the record.

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AUDIO: Mastodon – Show Yourself

With their seventh album ‘Emperor Of Sand’ now on the way, Atlanta heavy metal troupe Mastodon have just unveiled a stream of the song ‘Show Yourself’, the latest cut to be lifted from the forthcoming full-length effort.

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