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Tag Archives: Mastodon

Mastodon to release a “brutal” new track soon

Posted by on January 7, 2019

Next Monday (14th), Mastodon will embark on their UK/European trek and it looks like these Atlanta metallers will release a fresh track before the tour’s kick off. According to Kerrang!, the group have recorded a new song as they’ve promised it will be released ahead of their upcoming tour. Brent Hinds exclusively told Kerrang! About […]

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Foo Fighters, Tool, and KoRn set to headline first-ever Epicenter Fest

Posted by on December 10, 2018

Announced today, the debut of Epicenter by Danny Wimmer Presents, will bring three days of Rock ‘N Roll to Rockingham, North Carolina. Mark your calendars, for May 10th, 11th & 12th, 2019, because the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds will play host to the first-ever Epicenter Festival. Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn are set to […]

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Mastodon working on new music

Posted by on December 6, 2018

It looks like Mastodon are working on their follow-up to 2017’s Emperor of Sand. Drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor shared an image via Instagram of himself and guitarist Bill Kelliher confirming new music is in the works.

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New music? Yep. @billy_butterslax @bhinds @meinlcymbals @officialtamadrums @evansdrumheads #heavymetalvomitparty

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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds reveals he missed the Grammys due to being a victim of hit & run

Posted by on November 8, 2018

Mastodon’s Brent Hinds used one hell of a shock-value marketing ploy to get everyone to see tonight’s (8th) movie premiere of the Ben Weinstein film Hellbound, which will be screened at 10PM at the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA. The vocalist/guitarist who laid down a few riffs for the film’s musical score, revealed he missed […]

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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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