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Mastodon is an American metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1999. The band comprises bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders, guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. They have released four full-length albums to date, expanding their musical borders from early raw sludge riffs to later psychedelic multi-layered songs, yet maintaining progressive style with unusual time signatures and odd instrumentation.
January 17, 2011
Motorhead and Mastodon have been added to the line-up for this year's Sonisphere festival in Knebworth. Other new additions to the bill at the event, which runs from July 8-10, include In Flames and Parkway Drive. Read more
November 19, 2009
Mastodon have announced details of a seven-date UK tour for February 2010. The heavy metallers' jaunt around these fair isles culminates with a huge show at The Roundhouse in Camden. Read more
November 12, 2008
Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher has been hospitalised in London, a spokesperson for the band has confirmed. Doctors have been monitoring his condition, which is described as “improving”, since November 3rd. Read more
June 5, 2008
Mastodon drummer Brann Dailour has revealed that the band are recording their new studio album in their home city of Atlanta. Dailour said that the group were five songs into the record and described the current sounds as real creepy and spaced out and different”. Read more
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