Sure, music videos aren’t what they used to be since MTV all but dropped the “M.” But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t still bands who give a serious shit about the clips they produce to accompany their songs. 2011 had its share of badass music videos–here are our picks for the 10 best. And [...]
Revolver‘s 100th issue hits newsstands on December 13 (but it’s available here right now), and, in addition to our list of the 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars, it contains our list of the 20 Best Albums of 2011. We’ve already announced that Korn have taken Album of the Year honors for their innovative and controversial [...]
Recent GRAMMY nominees Mastodon are currently on the road supporting their fifth album, The Hunter. When the group stopped through New York City to play a sold-out show at Terminal 5, Revolver Senior Writer Jon Wiederhorn was on hand with a camera to capture the mayhem. Check out what he saw below.
The Grammy Awards have announced the nominees in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category. You can see them below. This is the first year that there are no separate Hard Rock and Metal awards, but instead one joint category. Dream Theater, “On the Backs of Angels” Foo Fighters, “White Limo” Mastodon, “Curl of the Burl” [...]
Mastodon and singer-songwriter Feist, are planning to release a split 7-inch for next year’s Record Store Day, scheduled for April. The special release will include Mastodon covering a Feist song, with Feist returning the favor for one of Mastodon’s tracks. Bassist-vocalist Troy Sanders revealed the idea during an interview with MTV Canada, which you can [...]
The recently announced supergroup consisting of Mastodon guitarist-vocalist Brent Hinds, the Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman, former the Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen, and ex–Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery will be called Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Weinman revealed the inventive moniker in a blog post on his band’s website. Weinman also stated that he and [...]
Mastodon have announced that they will be appearing in an upcoming episode of the animated Adult Swim show Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The cameo follows up a special musical introduction that the band contributed to the 2007 film Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters. You can check out the unique and hilarious [...]
Mastodon performed their new single, “Curl of the Burl,” on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman last night. The track is taken from the band’s new album, The Hunter, which debuted in the Billboard 200 charts at No. 10.
It takes a special kind of band to put out an album whose gimmick is that it doesn’t have a grandiose cosmic concept behind it, but Mastodon do just that with The Hunter, their fifth full-length record and third major label release. But while such a claim hints at a “return to form,” it’s truly [...]
It’s Tuesday–the day that albums come out–and this one is a fucking doozy, stocked full of awesome new records. Check out the list of new releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to get. Anvil – Monument of Metal (The End) Brutal Truth – End Time (Relapse) Chickenfoot [...]