Tag Archives: Brann Dailor

Mastodon members comment on manager Nick John’s cancer battle

Posted by on September 4, 2018

Last week, Mastodon cancelled their tour with Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands, which was originally scheduled to kick off this past Saturday (1). The group explained it was due to “a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family.” Members of the Atlanta progressive metal giants have revealed their longtime manager Nick John is battling […]

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Mastodon’s Brann Dailor was on ‘Game of Thrones’ again last night

Posted by on July 17, 2017

Yesterday was the seventh season premiere and the first of the last 15 episodes of Game of Thrones. And last night’s episode featured a musician making a cameo that got the internet talking. In this instance, it was pop star Ed Sheeran, who looks enough like an odd character that he didn’t really even need makeup. […]

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Arcadea (Mastodon, Withered) debut the synthy “Infinite End”

Posted by on April 26, 2017

Mastodon have as many side projects as they do albums, and while drummer Brann Dailor hasn’t been in as many as Brent Hinds (Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, Fiend Without a Face, West End Motel) or Troy Sanders (Killer Be Killed, Gone is Gone), he’s getting his own side project when Arcadea releases it’s debut album on […]

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Today in Mastodon: Band do vinyl unboxing; dude does metal cello “Blood and Thunder” cover

Posted by on March 31, 2017

If you weren’t aware, Mastodon’s seventh album, Emperor of Sand, is out today. Last week, the band were in New York City to do press for the album, and while on rock station Q104.3 for an interview, got to see the vinyl version of the album for the first time. It’s pretty awesome to watch Bill […]

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Mastodon turn the focus on Brann Dailor in latest studio episode

Posted by on March 3, 2017

Anyone that’s spent any time listening to Mastodon has probably been taken by the stylings of drummer Brann Dailor. Playing like a man possessed, his fills are busy, yet precise, and he’s quickly earned his place as one of the elite drummers in heavy music. In the latest look into the making of Emperor of Sand, we find […]

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Mastodon are doing something and they don’t want to talk about it

Posted by on January 21, 2017

We’ve known for a while that Mastodon have the follow-up to Once More ‘Round the Sun recorded, and that it’s coming in the first part of this year. They’ve spoken about the concept of their forthcoming seventh album in interviews. And now, it  seems that the promotional blitz around it is starting. The band posted a […]

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Mastodon reveal concept behind seventh album

Posted by on December 19, 2016

While the first four Mastodon albums had overarching themes (fire, water, earth, the ether), their first  full-on concept album was 2011’s Crack the Skye, and while polarizing, has many fans. In an interview with Rolling Stone, drummer/singer Brann Dailor talked about their next album, which will also be a concept album. calling it a “desert-like version of […]

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Mastodon’s Brann Dailor to play grandmother’s bass on new album

Posted by on October 26, 2016

Mastodon are hard at work crafting their follow up to 2014’s Once More ‘Round the Sun in the studio, and they’re going to have a guest bassist on the album – drummer Brann Dailor. Dailor has been expanding his role in the band since 2007, when he sang lead on “Oblivion” and “Crack the Skye.” Now, […]

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Wanna have naughty phone sex with Mastodon?

Posted by on September 29, 2016

This weekend, Atlanta will be taken over by Project Pabst, a festival that promises to be fun, and not just because of all the beer. When you throw together acts like Run the Jewels and hometown heroes Mastodon, as well as NOFX, Charles Bradley and many more, it’s bound to be a fun time. To […]

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Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher cheats on Brann Dailor with Gojira’s Mario Duplantier

Posted by on September 26, 2016

Mastodon and Gojira have toured together before, and you’d think that maybe some bonds between the two bands might develop. With Gojira’s tour with TesseracT kicking off last week and hitting Masto’s home town of Atlanta yesterday (25),  the two bands got a chance to meet up and even jam a little. Ever wonder what it would sound […]

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