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Mastodon
Mastodon playing live at Heineken Jammin' Festival 2007 Left to right: Brent Hinds, Troy Sanders, Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher
Mastodon playing live at Heineken Jammin' Festival 2007
Left to right: Brent Hinds, Troy Sanders, Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher
Background information
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genre(s) Heavy metal
Groove metal
Progressive metal
Sludge metal
Years active 1999–present
Label(s) Warner Bros., Reprise, Relapse
Website www.mastodonrocks.com
Members
Brann Dailor
Brent Hinds
Bill Kelliher
Troy Sanders
Former members
Eric Saner

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Mastodon's style includes heavy, down-tuned and frequently quite complex guitar riffs, jazz-influenced drumming, odd time signatures, and long, melodic instrumental interludes, which find them often categorized in the progressive metal genre. Their music also includes influences of doom metal, stoner rock, hardcore punk, thrash and some death metal and grindcore. The band's fans have humorously dubbed the genre 'whalecore', in reference to their 2004 album Leviathan. For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ... Progressive metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal music which blends the powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with the complex compositional structures, odd time signatures, and intricate instrumental playing of progressive rock. ... Doom metal is a form of extreme metal music that emerged as a recognized sub-genre during the first half of the 1980s. ... Stoner rock and stoner metal are interchangeable terms describing sub-genres of rock and metal music. ... Hardcore punk, now commonly known as hardcore, is a subgenre of punk rock that originated in North America in the late 1970s. ... Thrash may refer to: Thrash (computer science), where increasing resources are used to do a decreasing amount of work Thrash metal, a subgenre of heavy metal music Crossover thrash, a subgenre of both hardcore punk and heavy metal music. ... This article is about the musical genre. ... Grindcore, often shortened to grind, is an evolution of crust punk, most commonly associated with death metal, a very different though similarly extreme style of music. ... Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ...

Contents

Biography

Formation and early years

Mastodon was formed in late 1999 when drummer Brann Dailor and guitarist Bill Kelliher (former members of both Lethargy and Today is the Day), moved to Atlanta and met bass guitarist/singer Troy Sanders (formerly of Knuckle, Four Hour Flogger, and Social Infestation), and guitarist/singer Brent Hinds (formerly of Four Hour Flogger and Fiend Without A Face), at a High on Fire show. They discovered they had a mutual appreciation of sludge metal bands The Melvins and Neurosis and '70s hard-rockers Thin Lizzy, and shortly thereafter formed Mastodon. Brann Dailor (11. ... Bill Kelliher is the rhythm guitarist of the Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Lethargy was a mathcore band formed in Rochester, New York by Erik Burke (lead guitar, vocals), Brann Dailor (drums), Bill Kelliher (rhythm guitar) and Adam Routier (bass guitar), which broke up in 1999. ... Today Is The Day is an experimental heavy metal band from Nashville, Tennessee. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Troy Sanders is the bassist and one of the vocalists for the Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Brent Hinds is the lead guitarist/singer for the Atlanta, Georgia tech/sludge-metal outfit Mastodon. ... High on Fire is a heavy metal band from Oakland, California. ... Sludge metal is a form of heavy metal music that is generally regarded as a fusion of the doom metal and hardcore punk genres, often displaying southern rock influence. ... The Melvins are an American rock band/ metal band that usually perform as a trio. ... Neurosis is a highly influential experimental rock band, based out of Oakland, California. ... Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band who formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. ...


They recorded a demo in 2000 which is generally referred to as the "9 Song Demo," which featured the band's first lead singer, Eric Saner on vocals. In early 2006, this recording was remastered and the vocals were re-recorded by the current members. Relapse Records released it under the title Call of the Mastodon. Eric Saner left the band for personal reasons after just a couple of months, and after recording a four song demo and a 7" picture disc on Reptilian Records, Mastodon landed a record deal with Relapse Records in 2001. They released an EP, Lifesblood in 2001 and their first full-length album, Remission, was released in 2002, with the single "March of the Fire Ants." On all three of Mastodon's full-length albums, the last track of each relates to the Elephant Man. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Lifesblood is the debut EP by Mastodon. ... Remission is the first full-length album by Mastodon, released on May 28, 2002 via Relapse Records. ... The Elephant Man redirects here. ...


Leviathan

Their album Leviathan was released in 2004 to critical acclaim;[2][3] the band won Album of the Year awards from the following magazines: Revolver, Kerrang!,[4][5] Metal Hammer and Terrorizer. Leviathan is a concept album loosely based on Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... This is a hard rock magazine that comes out every month. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Metal Hammer (sometimes MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal magazine in the United Kingdom, Ireland and in Germany, Austria, Spain, Greece, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland, Serbia and Montenegro by a different publisher. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... In popular music, a concept album is an album which is unified by a theme, which can be instrumental, compositional, narrative, or lyrical (Shuker 2002, p. ... Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. ... Moby-Dick book cover Moby-Dick - the official title of the first edition - is a novel by Herman Melville. ...


One of the tracks from Leviathan, "Blood and Thunder," was featured in the soundtracks for the racing video games Need for Speed: Most Wanted and Project Gotham Racing 3, as well as Saints Row for the Xbox 360. It was also a license song in the Japanese arcade music games "Drummania V and Guitarfreaks V". The track features Neil Fallon, of Clutch fame, on lead vocals during the last verse of the song. He is not featured in the music video. Mastodon opened for Clutch during several tours in the band's early career. Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... Computer and video games redirects here. ... Project Gotham Racing 3 (PGR3 for short) is an arcade-style racing game that was released with the launch of the Xbox 360 on November 22, 2005 for the US market and December 2, 2005 in Europe, and was released on January 12, 2006 in Japan. ... Saints Row is an action-adventure video game published for the Xbox 360 console. ... It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... DrumMania (alternately drummania, abbreviated DM) is a video game created by Konami as part of the Bemani series. ... GuitarFreaks (also GUITARFREAKS, abbreviated GF) is a music video game series produced by Konami. ... Neil Fallon is the lead singer and guitarist for American rock band Clutch. ... Clutch is a musical group from Germantown, Maryland in the United States. ...


After the release of Leviathan, the band went on to play in The Unholy Alliance tour in 2004 in Europe with Slayer, Slipknot and Hatebreed. Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... (See Unholy Alliance disambiguation page for other meanings. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ... Slipknot (sometimes typeset as SlipKnoT to fit their logo) is a Grammy winning American metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. ... Hatebreed is a 5 piece hardcore band from Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut. ...


On November 3, 2005, two forthcoming releases were announced: The Call of the Mastodon, a CD collection of early demos (the full Lifesblood EP plus extra songs), which was released on February 7, 2006, and The Workhorse Chronicles, a DVD of interviews and concert footage, including material from the band's early days as a five-piece, which was released on February 21, 2006. These are the last expected releases through their deal with Relapse. is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lifesblood is the debut EP by Mastodon. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In early 2006, Mastodon recorded a cover version of the Metallica song, "Orion". This was for a Kerrang! magazine special CD called Master of Puppets: Remastered. It was released on April 5, 2006, and was in honor of the 20-year anniversary of the release of the iconic Master of Puppets album by Metallica. For the title track of the album, see Master of Puppets (song). ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ...


Mastodon is now signed to Warner Bros.. Their third studio album, titled Blood Mountain, was released on September 12, 2006. “WB” redirects here. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In June-July 2006, before the release of Blood Mountain, Mastodon toured as part of the North American The Unholy Alliance tour with Slayer, Children of Bodom, Lamb of God and Thine Eyes Bleed (they were replaced by In Flames on the European leg of the tour). Mastodon and most of the European leg (along with bloodsimple) reunited to perform at Japan's Loud Park Festival in October of 2006.[6]. Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... North American redirects here. ... (See Unholy Alliance disambiguation page for other meanings. ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Lamb of God is a Grammy-nominated five-piece metal band from Richmond, Virginia, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In Flames is a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden founded in 1990. ... This article is about the metalcore band. ...


Blood Mountain was leaked online, albeit at a low recording quality, on August 6, 2006. On a hidden track on the album, but only in some leaked versions, there is a spoken-word piece from ex-Kyuss guitarist and current Queens of the Stone Age frontman Joshua M. Homme, claiming that he uploaded their new album on the internet. Homme also contributed vocals to the album and has publicly stated his admiration for the band. Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... This article is about the band. ... This article is about the American rock band. ... Joshua Michael Homme (born May 17, 1973[2] in Palm Springs, California) is an American Rock musician. ...


Blood Mountain

At the end of 2006 Mastodon went on tour supporting the Blood Mountain album and supported Tool on a hugely successful tour of Europe. The band supported Slayer in Australia and New Zealand in May 2007. Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... Tool is an American rock band that was formed in 1990 in Los Angeles, California. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ...


The song "Colony of Birchmen" was nominated for Best Metal Performance in the 49th Annual Grammy Awards but lost to Slayer's "Eyes of the Insane" from their album Christ Illusion. In addition, the band performed the song on NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien on November 1, 2006, their first appearance on network television. [3] Mastodon toured with Converge in late 2006 and early 2007, with the The Bronx opening for the first half and Priestess the other. Colony Of Birchmen is a single by the Atlanta, GA-based heavy metal band Mastodon. ... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ... Christ Illusion is the tenth studio album by Slayer, which was released on August 8, 2006 on American Recordings. ... This article is about the television network. ... Late Night with Conan OBrien is an Emmy Award-winning American late night talk show that is syndicated worldwide. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... Converge are a four-piece band based out of Salem, Massachusetts. ... The Bronx is an American hardcore band from Southern California. ... Priestess is a stoner rock/metal band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...


The band's first single off Blood Mountain, "Capillarian Crest" was ranked #27 in Rolling Stone Magazine's Top 100 Songs of 2006[7][4]. The album itself was ranked 9th in the magazine's best albums of the year chart [7][5]. The UK's Metal Hammer voted it the best album of 2006 in its end of year critic's poll and further stated that not only was it the outright winner, but that it came so far ahead of the second album in the list (Slayer's Christ Illusion) as to be completely unprecedented. In a survey by the UK branch of HMV from 25 end-of-year 2006 album lists from various music magazines, the album came in at #3. The album was voted in at #5 by Kerrang! in their end of year list [8][6]. Also #6 on PopMatters' Best Albums of 2006 [9][7] and #1 on The Best Metal Albums of 2006 [9][8]. Blood Mountain also got named the best album of 2006 in the 10th anniversary birthday edition (issue 119) of Bizarre. No.1 Top 20 Heavy Metal CDs Of 2006 in about.com [10][9].It also came in at #2 on Revolver magazine's list of the top albums of 2006. Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... This article is about the magazine. ... Metal Hammer (sometimes MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal magazine in the United Kingdom, Ireland and in Germany, Austria, Spain, Greece, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland, Serbia and Montenegro by a different publisher. ... For other uses, see Slayer (disambiguation). ... Christ Illusion is the tenth studio album by Slayer, which was released on August 8, 2006 on American Recordings. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... PopMatters is an international magazine of cultural criticism. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... Bizarre is a sister publication to Fortean Times. ...


An extensive list of Blood Mountain reviews from various publications worldwide can be found at Metacritic.com [11][10]. The album was voted best guitar album of 2006 in Total Guitar magazine. Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... Metacritic is a website that collates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs and books. ... Total Guitar is a monthly magazine in the United Kingdom. ...


On November 1, 2006 Mastodon performed "Colony of Birchmen" on Late Night with Conan O'Brien an American television program with a viewing audience of around 2.4 million people, as stated by Blabbermouth.net[12][11]. A promotional Blood Mountain computer game was made, which is available at the Reprise website [13][12]. Colony Of Birchmen is a single by the Atlanta, GA-based heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Late Night with Conan OBrien is an Emmy Award-winning American late night talk show that is syndicated worldwide. ... Blabbermouth may refer to: Blabbermouth. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... Reprise Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, operated through Warner Bros. ...


The band was named Artist Of The Month for March 2007 at Gametap.com [14][13], as well as being given the 2007 Doobie Award for Best Hard Rock Band by High Times magazine. GameTap is an online video game service by Turner Broadcasting System (TBS). ... Cover image of High Times premiere issue, Summer 1974. ...


Aqua Teen Hunger Force

The band members are fans of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and in 2007, Mastodon performed the opening song of Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters, "Cut You Up with a Linoleum Knife". In the movie, the band members are animated as an icecaps candy box (bass guitarist), a pretzel (lead guitarist), a container of nachos (drummer), and a green DOTS gumdrop candy singing vocals. The song is meant to be a humor piece in which they threaten violence against anyone who disobeys movie theatre etiquette. For the movie, see Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters. ... Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (aka Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters for DVD for the DVD release, Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters Television for the April Fools Day television premiere, and abbreviated as ATHFCMFFT or ATHF:MFFT) is...


Recent news

In May 2007, Mastodon joined Against Me!, and Cursive for a North American tour, with Planes Mistaken for Stars opening for one leg and These Arms Are Snakes the other. On May 10, 2007, the band canceled a show in Milwaukee, WI due to illness on the part of Brent Hinds. In June 2007, Mastodon played at the Hove Festival in Norway, as well as on the Main Stage of the Download Festival on June 10, 2007. In July 2007, Mastodon performed at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, sharing the bill with artists such as Sonic Youth, Yoko Ono, and Stephen Malkmus. Later that month and into July, the band opened for Metallica on the Sick of the Studio tour. Against Me! is an American punk formed in 1997 in Gainesville, Florida. ... Cursive is an indie rock band from Omaha, Nebraska, on Saddle Creek Records. ... Planes Mistaken for Stars (also known as Planes or PMFS) was a punk rock/hardcore punk band formed in Peoria, Illinois in 1997. ... These Arms Are Snakes is a Seattle-based post-hardcore quartet currently on Jade Tree Records, featuring former members of Botch, Nineironspitfire, and Minneapolis-based Kill Sadie, with drummer/producer Chris Common joining after the recording of Oxeneers or the Lion Sleeps When Its Antelope Go Home. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... This article is about Milwaukee in Wisconsin. ... Hove Festival (norwegian name: Hovefestivalen) is a music festival held on the island Tromøy outside of Arendal in southern Norway. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Pitchfork Music Festival is an annual summer music festival organized by Pitchfork Media held in Union Park, Chicago. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... Sonic Youth is an American alternative rock band formed in New York City in 1981. ... For the song by Die Ärzte, see Yoko Ono (song). ... Stephen Malkmus (born May 30, 1966 , Santa Monica, California) is an indie rock musician and a former member of the band Pavement. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ...


On September 9, 2007, the band performed "Colony of Birchmen" live with Josh Homme at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards. After the televised performance, member Brent Hinds was reported to have sustained a severe head injury. Blabbermouth.net initially reported that it was the result of a brutal assault [15] but the police report later suggested that an inebriated Hinds had started a fight with System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian and musician William Hudson.[16] Hinds suffered brain hemorrhaging, a broken nose and two black eyes but has made a full recovery. is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Colony Of Birchmen is a single by the Atlanta, GA-based heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Joshua Michael Homme (born May 17, 1973[2] in Palm Springs, California) is an American Rock musician. ... The 2007 MTV Video Music Awards took place September 9, in Las Vegas at The Palms. ... Brent Hinds is the lead guitarist/singer for the Atlanta, Georgia tech/sludge-metal outfit Mastodon. ... The Drunkenness of Noah by Giovanni Bellini Drunkenness is the state of being intoxicated by consumption of alcohol to a degree that mental and physical facilities are noticeably impaired. ... System of a Down (commonly referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Glendale, California. ... Shavo Odadjian (Armenian: ) (born April 22, 1974, Yerevan, Armenia as Shavarsh Odadjian) is the bassist for the Armenian American-based alternative metal band System of a Down and a member of the group Achozen. ...


A recent message from Brent to a fan site states that he is back on his feet and to his old ways. The band will now proceed to write new material for their upcoming album, expected sometime in 2008[17].


Brent sings on The Dillinger Escape Plan's new album Ire Works on the track "Horse Hunter". The Dillinger Escape Plan (often called DEP or TDEP) is an American mathcore band from Morris Plains, New Jersey. ... Ire Works is the third full-length album by The Dillinger Escape Plan. ...


Recently it was announced that in a downloadable pack for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock "Sleeping Giant" would be available.


Mastodon is on the 2008 lineup for the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.


Mastodon has recently recorded a cover version of Harry Nilsson's "One", for the video game Army of Two advertisement campaign. The song and ad can be found on YouTube. Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994) was an American songwriter, singer, pianist, and guitarist, most popular during the 1960s and 1970s. ... Army of Two is also a song by British pop-rock band, Dum Dums. ...


As of January 2008, according to interview footage at metalkult.com, the band have finished writing 7-8 songs for their yet-to-be-released fourth full-length album. The only song title to have been confirmed for the album so far is "The Ghost of Karilla". In the series of videos, Troy Sanders also says that the band would like to begin recording around April 1, while Brann Dailor said it would "probably [be] March" depending on how long it took the band to finish writing it.


According to Rolling Stone, the lyrics on the upcoming album explore topics relating to Czarist Russia. Tsar, (Bulgarian цар�, Russian царь; often spelled Czar or Tzar in English), was the title used for the autocratic rulers of the First and Second Bulgarian Empires since 913, in Serbia in the middle of the 14th century, and in Russia from 1547 to 1917. ...


Discography

Studio albums

Album Title
Lifesblood
  • Released: 2001
  • Chart Positions:
  • U.S. Sales:
  • Label(s): Relapse Records
  • Singles:
Remission
  • Released: 2002
  • Chart Positions:
  • U.S. Sales:
  • Label(s): Relapse Records
  • Singles: March of the Fire Ants
Leviathan
  • Released: August 31, 2004
  • Chart Positions: #139 (U.S.), #110 (U.K)
  • U.S. Sales: 103,000+
  • Label(s): Relapse Records
  • Singles: Iron Tusk, Blood and Thunder, Seabeast
Call of the Mastodon
Blood Mountain

Lifesblood is the debut EP by Mastodon. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Remission is the first full-length album by Mastodon, released on May 28, 2002 via Relapse Records. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Call Of The Mastodon Call Of the Mastodon is a compilation of early songs from the heavy metal group, Mastodon (band), released February 7, 2006 on Relapse Records. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Warner Bros. ... The Wolf Is Loose is the first track from progressive metal band Mastodons third studio album Blood Mountain. ... Colony Of Birchmen is a single by the Atlanta, GA-based heavy metal band Mastodon. ...

Soundtracks

Album Title
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters Colon the Soundtrack
Saw III soundtrack

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters Colon the Soundtrack is a soundtrack album for the movie Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters, and was released on April 10, 2007. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Williams Street (formerly known as Ghost Planet Industries after Space Ghosts home base) is a division of Cartoon Network, which is owned by Turner Broadcasting, an operational unit of Time Warner. ... The Alternative Distribution Alliance was created in 1995 by Warner Music Group and Sub Pop Records as a joint venture to distribute and manufacture records owned by indie labels. ... Linoleum Knife is a song by the heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Soundtrack for the film, Saw III. The album was released on October 24, 2006. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The company logo of Warcon Enterprises Warcon Enterprises is a New York based independent record label, focused on post-hardcore, and screamo and was started by Bob Chiappardi and Kevin Lyman in 2004. ... The Wolf Is Loose is the first track from progressive metal band Mastodons third studio album Blood Mountain. ...

Charted Songs

Year Title Chart Positions Album
US Modern Rock US Mainstream Rock UK Singles Chart UK Rock Chart
2002 "March of the Fire Ants" - - - - Remission
2004 "Iron Tusk" - - - - Leviathan
2004 "Blood and Thunder" Leviathan
2006 "Seabeast" - - - - Leviathan
2006 "Capillarian Crest" - - 102 20 * Blood Mountain
2006 "The Wolf is Loose" - - 122 14 * Blood Mountain
2007 "Colony of Birchmen" - 33 - - Blood Mountain
2007 "Sleeping Giant" - - - - Blood Mountain

(*) Chart positions on January 21, 2007. Positions may have been higher when they were originally released. The Modern Rock Tracks chart is a music chart that has appeared in Billboard magazine since the early 1980s. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... “British Hit Singles” redirects here. ... Remission is the first full-length album by Mastodon, released on May 28, 2002 via Relapse Records. ... Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... Leviathan is a concept album by metal band Mastodon, released in 2004. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... The Wolf Is Loose is the first track from progressive metal band Mastodons third studio album Blood Mountain. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... Colony Of Birchmen is a single by the Atlanta, GA-based heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... Blood Mountain is the third full length studio album by metal band Mastodon. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


Other Releases

  • Mastodon Demo (2000, self-released)
  • Slick Leg (EP, 2001, Reptilian Records)
  • March of the Fire Ants (EP, 2002, Relapse Records)
  • Emerald Split 7" (Split EP with American Heritage, Delboy Records)
  • Crystal Skull 7" (single, 2006, Relapse Records)
  • The Workhorse Chronicles (DVD, 2006, Relapse Records)

A Split EP is a shared EP release including material from two (or sometimes three) different bands. ... The Workhorse Chronicles is a DVD release by American sludge metal band Mastodon released on February 21, 2006 through Relapse Records and marks the bands final release through the company, before signing up to Warner Bros. ...

Line-up

Brann Dailor (11. ... Brent Hinds is the lead guitarist/singer for the Atlanta, Georgia tech/sludge-metal outfit Mastodon. ... Bill Kelliher is the rhythm guitarist of the Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon. ... Troy Sanders is the bassist and one of the vocalists for the Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon. ...

Former members

  • Eric Saner - lead vocals (a few months during 2000)

Notes

  1. ^ Blabbermouth.net. Mastodon Grammy nomination news story [1].
  2. ^ Relapse Records. Leviathan's Critical Acclaim [2].
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Kerrang Magazine. Mastodon in Kerrang end of year lists [3].
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ Loud Park Festival. Unholy Alliance at Loud Park 2006 [4].
  7. ^ a b Rolling Stone Magazine. Top 100 songs of 2006 [5] & Top 50 albums of 2006 [6].
  8. ^ Kerrang Magazine. Mastodon in Kerrang end of year lists [7].
  9. ^ a b PopMatters.com. Best Albums of 2006 [8] & Best Metal Albums of 2006 [9].
  10. ^ about.com. Top 20 Heavy Metal CDs Of 2006.
  11. ^ Metacritic.com. Numerous Blood Mountain album reviews [10].
  12. ^ Blabbermouth.net. Mastodon on Conan O'Brien show news story [11].
  13. ^ Reprise Records. The Blood Mountain game [12].
  14. ^ Gametap.com. Mastodon named Artist Of The Month for March at Gametap.com [14].
  15. ^ BLABBERMOUTH.NET - MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Hospitalized With 'Severe Head Injury'
  16. ^ ::Las Vegas Weekly::. The Intersection Of Arts // Entertainment // Culture + Everything Else That Matters ™ : Post-Vma Headbanging
  17. ^ mastodonaustralia.com | official mastodon fansite

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