Tag Archives: Mario Duplantier

Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier talks influences and why Metallica’s Lars Ulrich is a genius

Posted by on June 15, 2021

Gojira’s Mario Duplantier has been busy promoting the group’s latest release, Fortitude. However, the drummer made time to speak to Louder Sound about his drumming influences. Duplantier names Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich as perhaps his biggest influence and the reason he became a drummer. It was him seeing Lars as the best drummer in the world when […]

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Mario Duplantier (GOJIRA) was on Late Night With Seth Meyers

Posted by on May 5, 2021

  Mario Duplantier has finally joined Late Night With Seth Meyers! The Gojira drummer will be playing with the 8G Band for the rest of the week while remoting in from his home in France. It’s safe to say Mario is enjoying his experience: “My first night on Late Night Show with Seth Meyers was […]

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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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Headbangers Brawl 2/1: Our Predictions For The 2013 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 1, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. The nominees for the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced earlier this week. And keeping with tradition, the nominations are so-so. While […]

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Members Of Gojira, Cradle Of Filth, Don Jamieson And More Share Their Predictions For 2012

Posted by on December 22, 2011

And just like that, another year has almost passed. Who knows what 2012 brings? We can’t predict the future, but the least we could do is ask some people in the metal community what they think might happen, as well as what they’re looking forward to in the coming year. Mario Duplantier (Gojira) What are […]

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