Mastodon (band)

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Mastodon playing music in 2012
Background information
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, United States
GenresProgressive metal, sludge metal
Years active2000–present
LabelsRelapse, Reprise, Roadrunner
MembersTroy Sanders
Brent Hinds
Bill Kelliher
Brann Dailor
Past member(s)Eric Saner

Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. The band was formed in 2000. As of 2023, the band has made eight studio albums. In 2018, the band won a Grammy Award for the song "Sultan's Curse".[1]

In 2002, the band made Remission. This was their first album. Mastodon's second album, Leviathan, was released in 2004. It is a concept album. It is based on Moby-Dick by Herman Melville.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

  • Remission (2002)
  • Leviathan (2004)
  • Blood Mountain (2006)
  • Crack the Skye (2009)
  • The Hunter (2011)
  • Once More 'Round the Sun (2014)
  • Emperor of Sand (2017)
  • Hushed and Grim (2021)

References[change | change source]

  1. "60th Grammy Nominees". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. "Where Swims the Leviathan?". Chronicles of Chaos. August 31, 2004. Retrieved August 1, 2008.

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