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Mastodon Launching Black Tongue Ale

19th November 2013

Heavy metal stars Mastodon have become the latest rockers to create their own line of beer.The musicians, who hail from...

Thirty Seven Bands Added To Download Festival

16th January 2013

Korn, The Hives and Jimmy Eat World have been confirmed for Download Festival. The acts are among 37 new bands...

Zz Top Named Living Legends

13th August 2012

ZZ Top will receive the Living Legend Award at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour.The veteran rockers - comprising Billy...

Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

12th June 2012

Rammstein won Best Live Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards last night (11.06.12). The German metal group beat...

Black Sabbath Win At Kerrang! Awards

7th June 2012

Black Sabbath were honoured for their influence on rock music at the Kerrang! Awards this evening (07.06.12). The reformed band...

Golden Gods Awards To 'Liquefy' Fans Brains

9th May 2012

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards will make fans brains ''liquefy'' according to Chris Jericho.The 10th annual rock event will...

Opeth Axe Gig After Frontman Suffers Head Injury

8th May 2012

Rockers Opeth were forced to axe a gig in Minnesota on Monday night (07May12) after frontman Mikael Akerfeldt was hospitalised...

You Me At Six Lead Kerrang! Awards Nominations

2nd May 2012

You Me At Six lead the nominations at this year's Kerrang! Awards fuelled by Relentless Energy Drink.The British rockers have...

Brent Hinds Eyes Onstage Chair After Breaking Foot

1st February 2012

Mastodon rocker Brent Hinds faces playing gigs while sitting on a stool after breaking his foot.The singer/guitarist was about to...

Mastodon Star Caught Out In Ebay Auction

27th December 2011

Mastodon rocker Bill Kelliher is asking fans for help after he was allegedly ripped off over an online auction item.The...

Mastodon & Feist Team Up For 2012 Record Store Day

1st December 2011

Singer/songwriter Feist is teaming up with heavy rockers Mastodon to record the oddest collaboration for next year's (12) Record Store...

Slipknot Close Sonisphere UK

11th July 2011

Slipknot closed Sonisphere festival in the UK with a "f***ing celebration" last night (10.07.11).The 'Wait and Bleed' group were determined...

Mastodon And Dillinger Escape Plan Guitarists Form Supergroup

16th June 2011

Guitarists from Mastodon and Dillinger Escape Plan have joined forces to form a new rock supergroup.Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds reveals...

Mastodon Axe Tour Over Guitarist's Illness

25th May 2010

Rockers MASTODON have scrapped their upcoming summer world tour after the group's guitarist BILL KELLIHER was diagnosed with pancreatitis.The band...

Kelliher Struggling With Booze Battle

16th March 2010

MASTODON rocker BILL KELLIHER fears he will have to quit the band and check into rehab as he struggles to...

Mastodon Score Jonah Hex Movie

6th January 2010

Rockers MASTODON are hitting Hollywood - the band has signed on to write the score for new comic book movie...

Mastodon Album Inspired By Family Tragedy

20th April 2009

MASTODON rocker BRANN DAILOR has dedicated the band's new album to his beloved sister, who committed suicide more than 20...

Mastodon Guitarist Hospitalised In London

13th November 2008

MASTODON rocker BILL KELLIHER has quit the band's European tour and checked into a London hospital suffering from a mystery...

Mastodon Mellow Out

9th October 2008

Metal band MASTODON have been forced to ditch their heavy sound - because a brain haemorrhage has mellowed out frontman...

System Of A Down Star Caught Up In Mastodon Fight

22nd September 2007

LATEST: SYSTEM OF A DOWN star SHAVO ODADJIAN has been listed as a witness to the fight that landed MASTODON...

Mastodon Star Injured

13th September 2007

Heavy metal star BRENT HINDS is recovering in a Las Vegas hospital after suffering a severe head injury during his...

Mastodon: 'Signing To A Major Label Hasn't Changed Our Sound'

3rd February 2007

MASTODON guitarist BILL KELLIHER has hit back at claims the American heavy rockers sold out by signing with record company...

Dylan Tops Rolling Stone Albums List

15th December 2006

BOB DYLAN's MODERN TIMES has been hailed the year's best album by rock bible Rolling Stone. The folk-rock icon's acclaimed...

Mastodon Man Saved From Avalanche Death

13th December 2006

MASTODON frontman TROY SANDERS was only moments from death when he was buried alive in snow after an avalanche. The...

Surgery Pushes Back Slayer Tour

12th May 2006

SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA underwent minor surgery on his gall-bladder last week (ends05MAY06), forcing the band's Unholy Alliance: Preaching To...