Mastodon are an American groove metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, consisting of guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher, bassist Troy Sanders, and drummer Brann Dailor, who all share vocal duties.
Formed in 2000, the band signed to Relapse and released their debut record, ‘Remission’, in 2002, which was followed by ‘Leviathan’, in 2004. The band then signed to Reprise and released ‘Blood Mountain’ in 2006, hitting #32 in the Billboard Hot 200. ‘Crack the Skye’, released in 2009, performed even better, reaching #11 in the chart, while ‘The Hunter’, reached #10 and ‘Once More 'Round the Sun’, peaked at #6. The band released their latest album, ‘Emperor of Sand’, in March 2017.
The band have headlined their own shows and tours across the world, as well as supporting the likes of Slayer, Slipknot, and Lamb of God, and co headlining with Primus and Dinosaur Jr.
Mastodon have announced dates in the UK and Ireland as part of a European tour for January 2019. Catch them live by checking out the tour dates and concert ticket information below on Stereoboard.