Tag Archives: Mastodon

Remembering Nick John

Posted by on September 14, 2018

I was in Austria when I got the news that Nick John had succumbed to pancreatic cancer. Standing by a farmhouse on a mountain in Eisenerz surrounded by co-workers for a celebratory event, I was instantly taken out of the moment and back to the multiple memories I had of Mastodon and Gojira’s manager. While […]

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Mastodon and Gojira pay tribute to manager Nick John

Posted by on September 10, 2018

Mastodon and Gojira have paid a tribute to their manager, Nick John. John passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday morning (8th) after a battle with Pancreatic cancer. Mastodon shared the following message: “Thank you for your guidance, your wisdom , your never ending hard work and dedication to Mastodon, always pushing and reaching […]

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Mastodon’s manager Nick John has passed away

Posted by on September 8, 2018

Sadly, longtime Mastodon manager Nick John has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds confirmed the news earlier today via Instagram showing a photo of John with a comment reading, “RIP Nick John” followed by a broken heart emoji.             View this post on Instagram       […]

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Mastodon members comment on manager Nick John’s cancer battle

Posted by on September 4, 2018

Last week, Mastodon cancelled their tour with Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands, which was originally scheduled to kick off this past Saturday (1). The group explained it was due to “a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family.” Members of the Atlanta progressive metal giants have revealed their longtime manager Nick John is battling […]

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Mastodon cancels tour with Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands

Posted by on August 30, 2018

Mastodon were forced to cancel their tour with Dinosaur Jr and Netherlands, which was originally scheduled to embark on this Saturday (1st). The Atlanta progressive metal titans had to drop off due to “a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family.” According to Blabbermouth, the group’s statement expressed that they: “would like to extend […]

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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds to open Reverb shop next week

Posted by on August 17, 2018

Today (17th), Mastodon guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds has announced that he’s teamed up with Reverb.com to open up a shop to sell his personal guitars, amps, and more. The official launch date is set for next Thursday (23rd) and will include his used gear from the studio and on tour. Hinds commented: “There comes a time […]

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Mastodon’s Brann Dailor drops new song “Red Death” for DC Comics graphic novel ‘Dark Days: The Road to Metal’

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Dark Days: The Road to Metal, the new graphic novel from DC Comics arrives via Amazon on May 22nd. The 256 page spread consists of a collaboration between a strong team of writers including Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, and Tim Seeley, as well as artists including Javier Fernandez, Danny Miki, Klaus Janson, Scott Williams, […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/2: The elephant on the charts

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. To be fair, A Perfect Circle were longer overdue for a new album than Tool; their last album came out on 2004 whereas 10,000 Days came out in 2006. Plus, that last album was a […]

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Mastodon announces North American tour dates w/Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands

Posted by on April 30, 2018

Mastodon have announced another set of North American tour dates, and this time they will bring Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands along with them. The trek begins on September 1st in Edmonton, AB and concludes on September 19th in Hamilton, ON. Tickets go on sale this Friday (4th). Tour Dates w/Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands: 09/01 Edmonton, […]

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Mastodon premiere trippy “Clandestiny” music video

Posted by on April 27, 2018

Mastodon has premiered the music video for the song “Clandestiny,” which is taken from their latest effort Emperor of Sand. In the below video, thanks to BlinkMyBrain’s direction, you will feel as though you’re watching a classic silent film with a trippy twist. Check out the clip below:

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