Gone Is Gone, a new supergroup featuring Mastodon’s Troy Sanders, At the Drive-In’s Tony Hajjar, Queens of the Stone Age’s Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, have premiered a new song, “Violescent.” The band has plans to issue an EP later in the year. Said Sanders in an interview with RollingSTone.com: “The vibe from […]
1. Mastodon – “Curl of the Burl” (The Late Show With David Letterman, 2011) This Letterman appearance wasn’t Mastodon’s first. But as the host said in his introduction, “They’ve been on the program before…the response was so tremendous we said, ‘By god, we’re gonna have them back.’ ” 2. Slayer – “Seasons in the Abyss” […]
It’s getting to that time of the year…and Revolver wants you, the readers, to let us know who absolutely killed it this year in hard rock and metal! We will be asking you to vote for Album of The Year, Most Valuable Player, Best Live Band, and so much more! Below is the poll for […]
With its over-the-top musicianship and grandiose imagery, few genres are better suited to a good concept album than heavy metal. Here are ten of the best, spanning from the 80s and 90s to the present day. 1. Emperor – ‘Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise’ (2001) Emperor’s final album was also their more far-reaching, […]
In a recent interview that ran in the August 2015 issue of Guitar Player, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds told the magazine that he “never really liked metal in the first place.” See what the axman had to say below: “I never really liked heavy metal in the first place. I came from Alabama playing country music, […]
Mastodon have premiered a new music video, “Asleep in the Deep.” Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! The band released ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’ last year.
In last night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ episode, Mastodon’s Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, and Brent Hinds all played warriors. Dailor said, “It was such an incredible experience to be on set as extras for our collective favorite show, ‘Game of Thrones.’ and to be wildlings murdered and then brought back to life by White Walkers was […]
Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions. Mastodon with Clutch and Graveyard May 3 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, C.O. […]
Their self-titled album is out now!
The ‘Game Of Thrones‘-inspired mixtape, ‘Catch The Throne, Vol. II,’ featuring tracks from Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, and Mshroomhead has been released for free via iTunes. ‘Catch the Throne Vol. 2′ is out March 17 and ‘Game of Thrones” fifth season premieres on HBO on April 12.