Mastodon Archive

Mastodon, Corrosion of Conformity

Mastodon

Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from AtlantaGeorgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. Their musical style features progressive concepts and unique instrumentation. All four members participate in vocals, creating a unique blend of singing styles and voices.

Mastodon has released six studio albums, as well as a number of other records. The band’s debut album, Remission, released in 2002, garnered significant critical acclaim for its unique sound. Mastodon’s second full-length release, Leviathan, is a concept album based on the novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville. Three magazines awarded the record Album of the Year in 2004: RevolverKerrang! and Terrorizer. The song “Colony of Birchmen” from the band’s 2006 third album,  [read more…]


Wild Throne

WILD THRONE is a band from Bellingham, WA. Formerly known as Dog Shredder until October 2013, WILD THRONE fuses together elements of Judas Priest, Mastodon, Queen, The Mars Volta, classic metal, thrash and progressive rock.

“Dog Shredder are quantum physics. No space left untouched. Garage insanity? The soundtrack to M.I.T.? Blistering connections that were impossible to predict. If you took a bottle of narcotics and got pushed out of an airplane flying to Naked City without a parachute by No Means No and land on John Zorn, you may end up as a Dog Shredder.”
–Examiner.com

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