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From Thursday 30 June 2022

LIVE: Download Festival 2022 – Saturday

It’s been three long years since we’ve been able to grace Download Festival at its full capacity, and we are delighted to finally have it back in 2022. All four stages, countless amazing bands, beautiful sunshine and tens of thousands of eager, smiley, energetic and ever-so-slightly drunk rock

Friday 29 October 2021

Mastodon – ‘Hushed and Grim’

In 2021, Mastodon are a band that need no introduction. Most metal fans will have an opinion on them one way or another, and if you don’t you’re certainly in the minority, but it’s been a while since they last put out a record and things have changed a

Wednesday 30 January 2019

LIVE: Mastodon / Kvelertak / Mutoid Man @ O2 Academy, Leeds

If there’s one thing British metalheads like to whine about more than the Download lineup, it’s that we don’t get amazing touring packages when American bands grace our shores. Tonight, progressive metal titans Mastodon roll into Leeds with two of the most interesting bands in the genre in tow,

Thursday 25 October 2018

Mastodon announce UK and European tour

The tour will begin on 14th January in Belfast and end in Lisbon on 17th February, including a show at London’s Brixton Academy on 25th January. Supporting them on this run will be Kvelertak and Mutoid Man. Promoters from each show will be making a donation to either The TJ

Saturday 14 October 2017

New Red Fang video for ‘Not for You’

Red Fang have shared a new animated video for the song ‘Not for You’. The track is featured on the Portland stoner metallers’ fourth album, ‘Only Ghosts’, which was released last year on Relapse Records. The band will also be playing the following UK shows this December with Mastodon and Russian

Friday 29 September 2017

Mastodon – ‘Cold Dark Place’

From extreme sludge cavemen to main-stage bothering mainstream metal titans, Atlanta’s Mastodon have had the constantly ascending career path most bands can only dream of. With 2017 marking the first year we’ve been lucky enough to get two releases from the otherwise consistent quartet, we’ve been privy to an

Sunday 03 September 2017

Mastodon stream new track, ‘Toe to Toes’

Mastodon have shared their previously unreleased new song, ‘Toe to Toes’. It is taken from their upcoming new EP, ‘Cold Dark Place’, which will be released on the 22nd September via Reprise Records, with a limited picture disc release to follow soon after on the 27th October. The record previously unreleased

Tuesday 29 August 2017

Mastodon announce new EP, ‘Cold Dark Place’, plus new video for ‘Steambreather’

Mastodon have announced the release of their upcoming new EP, ‘Cold Dark Place’. It features four previously unreleased songs, the first three recorded during the sessions for 2014’s ‘Once More Round the Sun’ and final track a left over cut from the sessions of their latest album ‘Emperor of Sand’.

Monday 28 August 2017


Mastodon were featured on the season finale of HBO’s smash TV phenomenon Game of Thrones. Band members Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, and Brent Hinds portrayed White Walkers in the final episode of the season, “The Dragon and the Wolf,” which aired last night. Multiple repeat showings are scheduled for

Monday 07 August 2017

Red Fang and Russian Circles to support Mastodon on UK tour

Red Fang and Russian Circles have announced that they will be supporting Mastodon on their UK tour this December. Last year Red Fang released their fourth album ‘Only Ghosts’ on Relapse Records, whilst earlier this year, Russian Circles released their live album, ‘Live at Dunk! Fest 2016’, on Sargent House