Teen Finds Second Mastodon Fossil on Iowa Farm in 30 Years

The owners of the property want to keep their identities and location hidden for fear of fossil hunters.
Rob Dozier
New music

Mastodon's Brann Dailor Goes Solo with the Gloomy Grunge of "Red Death"

The drumming wizard turns into a capably brooding rocker on a cut for DC's 'Dark Nights: Metal' comic series.
Phil Witmer

Let Us Rejoice in Sleep's Much Welcome Return to Stoner Metal

With 'The Sciences,' the band's first album in 15 years, the high priests of heavy metal's weed church demonstrate why they're legends.
Christopher Krovatin
sex work

Cloudflare Just Banned a Social Media Refuge for Thousands of Sex Workers

Switter had more than 47,000 members, many looking for a safe alternative to Twitter and other big internet platforms, before Cloudflare terminated its service. The organization behind Switter is blaming SESTA/FOSTA.
Samantha Cole
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Mastodon

The Grammy-winning Atlanta prog metal champs have a long, colorful, and varied discography; here's where to start.
Cody Davis
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Mastodon's Emotional and Hellacious 'Emperor of Sand' Documentary

​"We riff out, and it helps."
Phil Witmer
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Mastodon Drummer Brann Dailor Dubiously Rates the Band's Eight Albums

A look back at the records that made the band a metal powerhouse.
Emily Reily
Game of Thrones

Mastodon Were in 'Game of Thrones' Again, but They Were Zombies This Time

Warning: spoilers within.
Phil Witmer
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Mastodon's "Steambreather" Video Is Funny but Will Make You Fear Noses

Evil cults, acid demons, and slackers abound.
Phil Witmer

From Witches to Dolphins, These Are the Communities That Make Mastodon Great

The top five Mastodon instances as judged by meaningless criteria that we refuse to disclose.
Sarah Jeong

Mastodon Are the Most Famous Regular-Ass Dudes in Heavy Music

Guitarist Bill Kelliher and bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders on giving back to the Atlanta music scene, dealing with internet trolls, and their dark new album, 'Emperor of Sand'
Kim Kelly

It's Like Tweeting, But You Can't Use the Letter E

Mastodon has an instance with some very specific rules and people are into it.
Samantha Cole