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Go Behind the Scenes with Mastodon in New "Toe to Toes" Video

Last week, we showed you the wild music video for Mastodon's "Steambreather." Now, the band have premiered the far more intimate, behind the scenes video for "Toe to Toes."Here, you get a front row seat to virtually every aspect of the song's creation: from the tracking of the guitars, to the solos, to the vocals, to the drums and even the hand claps. You can watch it below.Mastodon is set to... …

Mastodon Premiere "Steambreather" Music Video

Mastodon have premiered a new music video for "Steambreather," a track off their latest album, Emperor of Sand.The "Steambreather" video was filmed in London, directed by husband-and-wife team Essy May and Stevie Gee and produced by Hugo Donkin at Blink Art.Fans of Mastodon appreciate the fact that even the band's deepest, darkest subjects—no matter how personal—always manage to offer a touch... …

Mastodon's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher Talk New Album, 'Emperor of Sand'

Time seems to be on Mastodon’s side. Together now for 17 years without a single blip in their lineup, the Atlanta-based alt-metal four-piece is still as tight personally as they are musically.“It’s our job to stay together,” says singer-guitarist Brent Hinds. “And we’re not married to one another, so that makes it easier.”He lets out a throaty laugh, then elaborates on the band’s lasting... …

Mastodon Premiere New Song, "Andromeda"

Mastodon have released “Andromeda,” the latest single from their new album, Emperor of Sand. The effort is scheduled for a March 31 release via Reprise Records. The song can be heard below. Mastodon will embark on a tour this spring with Eagles of Death Metal and Russian Circles. All the dates are available here. …

ESP Guitars Announces Two Signature Models for Mastodon's Bill Kelliher

ESP Guitars has announced that guitarist Bill Kelliher of Mastodon has joined the company’s family of endorsed artists. ESP also announced the introduction of two Signature Series models for Kelliher: the ESP Bill Kelliher and the LTD BK-600EC. Both will be available later this year. Visitors to ESP’s booth at Summer NAMM later this month will be able to see the BK-600 in person at Booth 1231... …

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