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Mastodon Talk New Album Emperor of Sand and What They Call “Funderwear”

Mastodon's new album Emperor of Sand was inspired by friends and family of the band who received cancer diagnoses, but we caught them in a predictably more lighthearted…
Garrett Kamps / April 3, 2017

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Members of Limp Bizkit, 311, The Used and More Cover Jane’s Addiction to Support Roadies

The Kings of Quarantine — the appropriately named collaboration between members of Mastodon and Slaves on Dope that covered Faith No More in October — are back…
Josh Chesler / January 12, 2021

Alice in Chains Honored by Metallica, Mastodon, Korn, Eddie Vedder at MoPop Benefit

Last night, Alice in Chains were honored as the recipients of the 2020 Founder's Award from the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop). Metallica,…
Katherine Turman / December 2, 2020

Gone Is Gone Is No Mere ‘Supergroup’ on If Everything Happens For A Reason… Then Nothing Really Matters At All

Gone Is Gone may be billed as a "supergroup" of sorts, but the Los Angeles-based quartet sure doesn’t want the negative connotations that go along…
Josh Chesler / November 25, 2020

Alice in Chains to Be Honored by Metallica, Korn and More at Museum of Pop Culture Ceremony

Seattle rock luminaries Alice In Chains will receive the Founders Award from the city's Museum of Pop Culture, and will be honored with virtual tribute performances from Korn,…
Katherine Turman / November 18, 2020

Anthrax, Mastodon, Korn Members, DMC Cover Faith No More’s ‘We Care A Lot’

Making music on Zoom — on the surface — seems weird (that whole connectivity thing). But, yet again, a group of musicians joining forces to…
Daniel Kohn / October 20, 2020

Mastodon and Robyn Set to Headline Adult Swim Festival

Today, Adult Swim announced the 2020 edition of its annual festival, and like so many other events this year, it's going virtual. The…
Katrina Nattress / October 18, 2020

Mastodon, Darkest Hour, Kvelertak, Baroness Members Cover Ozzy Osbourne on Two Minutes to Late Night

Quarantine cover series Two Minutes to Late Night pays homage to Halloween by covering Ozzy Osbourne's 1982 solo hit, "Over The Mountain." The…
Katherine Turman / October 12, 2020

Mastodon, Russian Circles Members Cover Alice in Chains

Two Minutes To Late Night has given us plenty of collaborations to remember this year, but the talk show's latest concoction might just be its…
Brenton Blanchet / September 28, 2020

Brann Dailor on Mastodon Facing the Music, Their Big Anniversary

While you’ll have to wait at least another year for the new Mastodon album, the Atlanta-based hard-rock/prog quartet have assembled a collection of rarities that…
Drew Fortune / September 10, 2020

99 Metal Musicians Join Forces to Cover ’99 Bottles of Beer’

If 99 metal musicians teamed up to sing "99 Bottles of Beer," you'd think it was a joke, right? Well, it's 2020, so nothing is not insane,…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2020

Weezer, Mastodon, Cold War Kids Feature on Bill & Ted Face the Music Soundtrack

Excellent! We already knew Mastodon would be on the upcoming Bill & Ted Face the Music soundtrack with "Rufus Lives," but the rest of it…
Daniel Kohn / August 14, 2020

Mastodon Announce ‘Medium Rarities’ LP, Share Ferocious Song ‘Fallen Torches’

Mastodon issued a previously unreleased song, the ferocious "Fallen Torches," and announced a new compilation LP, Medium Rarities. The album, which follows 2017's Emperor of Sand,…
Ryan Reed / July 31, 2020

Mastodon’s Brent Hinds Covered Black Sabbath’s ‘Electric Funeral’ With Marcus King

Mastodon's Brent Hinds teamed with Marcus King on Monday night to cover Black Sabbath's "Electric Funeral" and ZZ Top's "Thunderbird" during a livestreamed charity concert.
SPIN Staff / July 28, 2020

Mastodon, Tool, Primus, Coheed and Cambria Members Cover Rush’s ‘Anthem’

Jordan Olds took his Two Minutes To Late Night series to a new level on Monday, releasing a star-studded cover of Rush's "Anthem." Check out the video…
Brenton Blanchet / July 27, 2020

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor: New LP Features Prettiness, ‘Super Progginess’

Mastodon are tough to categorize in the first place, but the prog-metal band's upcoming eighth album sounds like it will be impossible to pigeonhole. Drummer…
Ryan Reed / July 23, 2020
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