Tag Archives: Mastodon

Watch the fourth episode of Mastodon’s “Crack The Skye” Documentary

Posted by on May 7, 2019

Mastodon have dropped another episode of their Crack The Skye documentary in honor of the album’s 10th Anniversary. The band will be playing the entire album on their upcoming The Unheavenly Skye Tour with Coheed and Cambria and Every Time I Die, which kicks off at the end of this month. Watch episode 4 below! Watch part three here.

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Thin Lizzy are teaming up with Mastodon’s Troy Sanders for summer festivals

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Thin Lizzy will be rocking European festivals this summer in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of their iconic Black Rose album. Joining them on this historic run will be Mastodon’s Troy Sanders. Sanders has been a huge Lizzy fan and claims Mastodon’s music is heavily influenced by […]

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Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard and Lynyrd Skynyrd to Exit 111 this October

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Appropriately named after the Exit on Interstate 24, which will lead fans to a Weekend long festival full of classic and new rock, Exit 111 was announced today. Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, and Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline this new three day festival at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee. This October 11th-13th, 2019, Eddie […]

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Mastodon’s cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ available for streaming

Posted by on April 15, 2019

Last September, Mastodon lost their manager Nick John to pancreatic cancer. To honor John, the group covered the Led Zeppelin classic “Stairway To Heaven.” The single was released over the weekend for Record Store Day and proceeds are going to pancreatic cancer research.  Listen to the song below:  Mastodon are embarking on a North American […]

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Mastodon release part three of “Crack the Skye” documentary

Posted by on April 9, 2019

Mastodon are continuing to celebrate the ten year anniversary of 2009’s Crack the Skye. These Georgia metal giants have  released part three of their documentary focused on the making of the record. In addition, the band will be performing the record in its entirety during The Unheavenly Skye Tour with Coheed And Cambria and Every Time […]

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Mastodon reveal artwork for “Stairway to Nick John” tribute

Posted by on February 28, 2019

Last week, there were rumblings about Mastodon releasing a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” for their late manager, Nick John. The band has now officially announced that they will be releasing a 10 inch vinyl called “Stairway to Nick John” for Record Store Day (April 13th) and unveiled the artwork. The band provided […]

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Mastodon plan to pay tribute to their late manager Nick John

Posted by on February 21, 2019

Mastodon are planning to pay to tribute to their late manager Nick John, who passed away earlier this year to cancer. The band plans on releasing a 7″ box set called Stairway To Nick John on April 13th for this year’s Record Store Day. Not much else has been revealed. Stay tuned.

[via ThePrp]

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Coheed and Cambria will be hitting the road with Mastodon and Every Time I Die

Posted by on February 12, 2019

Coheed and Cambria, Mastodon, and Every Time I Die will team up for The Unheavenly Skye Tour this summer. This massive trek will kick off in May and hit 26 cities until July. To make this tour even better, Mastodon will be performing their 2009 masterpiece Crack the Skye in its entirety to honor its […]

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Mastodon share first part of ‘Emperor of Sand’ recap video

Posted by on January 10, 2019

Mastodon are getting ready for their upcoming European/UK run as they decided to share a recap video from the first part of their Emperor of Sand tour. The band commented: “As we gear up to jump back on the road, we wanted to share a little behind the scenes from our last tour. Our good […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10 exceptional albums turning ten in 2019

Posted by on January 9, 2019

As 2019 kicks off, here are ten full-length releases to revisit as they turn ten years old. It is difficult to believe some of these have already been out for a decade, but here we are. Lets get to it.   10) Baroness, The Blue Record  Named the 20th Greatest Metal Album in History by […]

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