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Mastodon’s Emperor of Sand hits #1 in US Album Charts

Following the release of their eighth studio album Emperor of Sand, American heavy metal act Mastodon have enjoyed their largest international record sales figures to date. Entering Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart at the #1 position, Mastodon have also topped the Billboard Alternative Albums, Rock Albums, Hard Music Albums and Physical Albums charts with their latest studio release. Emperor of ...

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Review: Mastodon – Emperor of Sand

Three years on from the release of Once More ‘Round The Sun, American heavy metal act Mastodon have returned to the front lines of the industry with the arrival of their seventh studio album, Emperor Of Sand. Their latest record hit physical and online stores on 31st March, and it’s fair to say that Atlanta’s furious four piece have delivered ...

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System Of A Down. Biffy Clyro. Aerosmith.

System Of A Down. Biffy Clyro. Aerosmith. Prophets Of Rage. Five Finger Death Punch. AFI. Alter Bridge. Mastodon. Sum 41. Rob Zombie. Slayer. Opeth. Good Charlotte. The Dead Daisies. Ministry. Airbourne. The names speak for themselves, and perhaps one of the more exciting names this year is Prophets Of Rage: an amalgamation of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and ...

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Mastodon busy recording new album!

Atlanta-based heavy rock juggernauts Mastodon are almost finished writing up their seventh studio album, which follows their universally acclaimed 2014 release ONCE MORE ‘ROUND THE SUN. The quartet have chosen to record (once again) with legendary producer Brendan O’Brien who first worked with the band on 2009’s groundbreaking concept album Crack The Skye. The mixing process will begin in Los ...

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Live Review: Brutal Assault Festival 2016, Czech Republic

We were very fortunate to have access to this years Brutal Assault Festival which is considered one of the best for the extreme metal scene in Europe. With killer bands across four whole days, Cheap Czech lager and a wonderful selection of food (also very cheap) what more could we possibly ask for? With the festival held within the confines ...

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Bloodstock 2016 Highlights: Saturday

It’s funny to think by Saturday morning you are halfway through a festival. The fun keeps coming as the sun keeps on shining over Catton Park for the remaining two days of the most epic Bloodstock ever… This is part 2 of out Bloodstock-Open-Air 2016 highlights, with the full review featuring in issue 10 of RAMzine (due early September). If ...

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Suer-group Giraffe Tongue Orchestra announce album

What do you get when you take the vocalist of Alice In Chains (William DuVall), the guitarist from Dillinger Escape Plan (Ben Weinman), Brent Hinds from Mastodon, plus members of Dethklok and The Mars Volta – and put them all in a band? The answer is: Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. The super- group who wants to break previous conventions. The band ...

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Brutal Assault Festival announce Mastodon, Gojira, H2O and more

Make no mistake, we are huge fans of Brutal Assault festival here at RAMzine HQ but with the monstrous announcement today, the line up has gone from hot, to completely off the scale. With the festival organisers promising us huge additions to the line-up, they did not disappoint at all proving that they are definitely catering for a wide variety ...

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Bloodstock 2016: DragonForce, Rotting Christ and Paradise Lost announced

Following the exciting news that Twisted Sister and Mastodon are headlining next year’s Bloodstock-Open-Air, more great bands have been added to the bill. Multi-national space-metallers DragonForce, Greek extreme metal band Rotting Christ and UK dark rockers Paradise Lost. Rotting Christ front-man, Sakis, had this to say: “We’re very proud to be coming back to the biggest metal festival in the ...

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Mastodon to headline Bloodstock 2016

Joining Venom and Behemoth at Bloodstock-Open-Air 2016 are metal icons Mastodon. As announced by Daniel P Carter on the Radio 1’s  Rock Show – the Atlanta band are to headline next year’s festival. Mastodon vocalist/guitarist/ keyboard player, Troy Sanders,  comments: “Since day one, nobody has embraced Mastodon better than the UK has. Thank you for inviting us to our first ...

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