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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past Sunday, MTV aired its annual Video Music Awards. I didn't watch the show. Neither, probably, did you. Game Of Thrones absolutely fucking annihilated…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2017 - 12:08 pm

The Week In Pop

The Chainsmokers Have Pinpointed Pop’s Absolute Middle And They Refuse To Budge

Fast food, like any vice, is fine in limited quantities. Only when you pound Big Macs regularly, Morgan Spurlock-style, do you really suffer from indulging…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, because of a music video, the President of the United States of America got all pissy with a '90s G-funk icon. Never let…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 11:29 am

More Mastodon stories

Mastodon – “Toe To Toes”

When they're not popping up on blockbuster fantasy series as wildlings and/or zombie wildlings, Mastodon occasionally, you know, make music. The Atlanta metal veterans are…
Peter Helman | August 31, 2017 - 11:04 pm

Mastodon Were Zombies In The Game Of Thrones Season Finale

Two years go, the members of the great Atlanta metal band Mastodon made an extremely brief appearance on Game Of Thrones, playing wildlings on the…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2017 - 9:32 am

Mastodon – “Steambreather” Video

Earlier this year, Mastodon released a new album, Emperor Of Sand, and today they've shared a new video for "Steambreather" from it. It was directed…
James Rettig | August 25, 2017 - 11:31 am

Watch Mastodon Rip Through “Show Yourself” On Conan

"Show Yourself" might be the most down-the-middle, Foo Fighters-y rocker on Atlanta metal veterans Mastodon's new album Emperor Of Sand, but Mastodon still come off…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2017 - 9:38 am

Feist Samples Mastodon On New Album

Five years ago, Feist and Mastodon covered each other for a Record Store Day split single. And the association didn't end there. Later this month,…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2017 - 11:22 am

Mastodon The Band Respond To Mastodon The Social Network

Mastodon, the Atlanta metal veterans, just released their new album Emperor Of Sand. Meanwhile, a German-born 24-year-old named Eugen Rochko just launched Mastodon, a buzzed-about…
Peter Helman | April 7, 2017 - 6:51 pm

Watch Mastodon Stomp Through “Show Yourself” On Kimmel

On record, "Show Yourself," one of the singles from veteran Atlanta metal asskickers Mastodon's new album Emperor Of Sand, is one of the most Foo…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 9:28 am

Stream Mastodon Emperor Of Sand

Atlanta sludge overlords are among the most important American metal bands to come along in the last 20 years or so, and the release of…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2017 - 10:37 am

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Watch Mastodon Play Emperor Of Sand Songs Live For The First Time At SXSW

Mastodon headlined SPIN's SXSW showcase at the Mazda Studio on Friday, and they took the opportunity to play a few songs from their impending album…
Peter Helman | March 19, 2017 - 11:26 am

Mastodon – “Show Yourself” Video

Atlanta metal monsters Mastodon have a long history of making great videos, and their new clip for the chugging rocker "Show Yourself," from the forthcoming…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2017 - 12:30 pm

Mastodon – “Andromeda”

By the time this month ends, Emperor Of Sand, the new album from veteran Atlanta metal face-stompers Mastodon, will be out there in the world.
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2017 - 11:23 am
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