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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Evil cults, acid demons, and slackers abound.


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.


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'


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.