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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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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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