Mastodon Biography

Mastodon is an American metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and is composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. Many of their songs feature progressive concepts and unique instrumentation with a mix of clean vocals and harsh screams.

Mastodon has released six studio albums, a live album and accompanying DVD, a compilation of early material and a box set. The band released its debut album Remission in 2002, which garnered significant critical acclaim for its unique sound. Their second release, Leviathan, was based on the famous American novel by Herman Melville, Moby Dick. Three magazines awarded it Album of the Year in 2004: Revolver, Kerrang! and Terrorizer. Mastodon achieved major American commercial success with its 2011 album The Hunter, which debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart, and then continued with their newest release Once More 'Round the Sun which debuted at No.6 after selling 34,000 copies in the first week of release.

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Mastodon News

Mastodon reveal new song 'Chimes At Midnight' – listen

New album 'Once More 'Round The Sun' due out on June 24

  • Jun 3, 2014

Mastodon preview new song 'Chimes At Midnight' ahead of sixth album release

New album 'Once More 'Round The Sun' due out on June 24

  • May 24, 2014

Mastodon reveal new album tracklisting, release date

'Once More 'Round The Sun' will come out on June 24

  • Apr 29, 2014

Mastodon reveal new single 'High Road' – listen

Song is taken from the band's forthcoming album 'Once More Round The Sun'

  • Apr 17, 2014

Mastodon announce new album 'Once More Round The Sun'

The record follows 2011's 'The Hunter'

  • Apr 5, 2014

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Mastodon Music Videos

High Road Play Video

High Road

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Curl Of The Burl Play Video

Curl Of The Burl

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Curl Of The Burl [Amended] (Video) Play Video

Curl Of The Burl [Amended] (Video)

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Curl Of The Burl (Video) Play Video

Curl Of The Burl (Video)

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Crack The Skye (Live At The Aragon) [Video] Play Video

Crack The Skye (Live At The Aragon) [Video]

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Mastodon Reviews

Mastodon - 'Once More 'Round The Sun'

Mastodon - 'Once More 'Round The Sun'

Metal band show off their grooves on sixth record

  • Jun 20, 2014

Album Review: Mastodon - 'The Hunter'

Stacks of complex metal axe interplay

  • Sep 30, 2011

Album Review: Mastodon

Crack The Skye

  • Mar 27, 2009

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