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MASTODON Scores Its Third Top 10 Album With 'Emperor Of Sand'

"Emperor Of Sand", the eighth studio album from internationally celebrated heavy rock icons MASTODON, has entered Billboard's Top Album Sales chart at the No. 1 position, making this not only the best-selling album of the week over all other entries, but also the band's biggest sales debut in their history. In addition, "Emperor Of Sand" ...

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WICK - ROYAL THUNDER

Georgia is one of contemporary American metal's saving graces. Thusly it shouldn't be a surprise that the state’s ROYAL THUNDER now claims bragging rights, alongside the esteemed company of MASTODON, BARONESS and KYLESA, as sludge-prog cream of the crop. Though ROYAL THUNDER has taken a slower course to recognition, thirteen years to be precise, its ...

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Watch MASTODON Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON were the musical guests on last night's (Monday, April 3) episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band played the song "Show Yourself" on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. Check out video footage below. MASTODON will play a rare, intimate show at Amoeba Music in Hollywood ...

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GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA Feat. ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members: Video Of U.S. Live Debut

GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the band featuring ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall alongside members of MASTODON and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, made its U.S. live debut last night (Friday, March 17) at The Sunset Room in Austin, Texas during this years South By Southwest (SXSW). Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. ...

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Video Premiere: MASTODON's 'Show Yourself'

"Show Yourself", the new music video from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records. MASTODON drummer-singer-lyricist Brann Dailor handles lead vocals on the track. "You're not as safe as far ...

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MASTODON To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' In April

Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON have announced their first live late-night televised appearance in support of their new album, "Emperor Of Sand", which will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records. The band will perform on the outdoor stage at ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on April 3, and the following day, April 4, will ...

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MASTODON To Release 'Show Yourself' Video On Thursday

Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON will release the official music video for their song "Show Yourself" on Thursday, March 16. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records. MASTODON drummer-singer-lyricist Brann Dailor handles lead vocals on the track. "You're not ...

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New Album Premiere: UNCURED's 'Medusa'

"Medusa", the debut full-length album from the New York-based progressive metal band UNCURED, can be streamed in its entirety at the group's web site, www.uncuredband.com. The disc will be released on March 10. UNCURED has attracted international attention for its combination of technical musicianship, brutal riffs and beautiful, melodic interludes. The band released ...

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Video: APOCALYPTICA Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of 'Plays Metallica By Four Cellos' With Vienna Concert

On May 10, 1996 Finnish rockers APOCALYPTICA released their epic debut, "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos". The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album, the group re-released a remastered version with three bonus tracks on July 22, 2016. Containing never-before-released ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Show Yourself'

"Show Yourself", a brand new song from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" is available for pre-order beginning today at ...

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Making Of MASTODON's 'Emperor Of Sand': First Studio Webisode

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Emperor Of Sand", the eighth studio album from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be seen below. Due on March 31 via Reprise Records, the follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" is available for pre-order beginning today at ...

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JAY WEINBERG: SLIPKNOT's Early Music 'Was The Soundtrack To My Life'

During last week's appearance on "Trunk Nation", Eddie Trunk's show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106), SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg spoke about his audition for the band and the process of making the group's latest album, ".5: The Gray Chapter". Weinberg, 26, discovered SLIPKNOT when he was a pre-teen, through his father Max, of Bruce Springsteen's ...

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MASTODON Teases Upcoming Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have released a short teaser for their upcoming album, which is tentatively due in March. The one-and-a-half-minute clip features an unidentified MASTODON bandmember — whose face and voice are obscured, but who appears to be drummer Brann Dailor — saying in part: "I'm not at liberty to say who I am ...

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MASTODON To Tour U.S. With EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, RUSSIAN CIRCLES; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Atlanta-based heavy rockers MASTODON have confirmed a spring U.S. headline tour, which will kick off on April 14 in Missoula, Montana, with support from EAGLES OF DEATH METAL and RUSSIAN CIRCLES. The tour also includes stops at several festivals, including the Carolina Rebellion on May 5. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will begin on Wednesday, January ...

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MAX CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Incredible How Much Impact This Record Had After Twenty Years'

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) was interviewed on the December 9-11 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: Lots going on in your world, as usual. You are currently on the "Return To ...

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