Mastodon release high-octane new single, Forged By Neron, taken from DC Comics' Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack

Brent Hinds of Mastodon
(Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mastodon have released a brand-new single, Forged By Neron, as part of DC Comics' upcoming Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack.

Following Medium Rarities – the Atlanta quartet's 2020 compilation of cover tunes, B-sides and live recordings – Forged By Neron sees Brent Hinds and co deploy a driving clutch of high-octane riffs, immersive melodies and a killer guitar solo to boot. Listen to the track below.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.