DBD: Show Yourself – Mastodon

„Show Yourself“ is the second song from the upcoming Mastodon Album „Emperor Of Sand“, that the 31. March appears…

Mastodon - Show Yourself [Official Audio]

DBD: Sultan’s Curse – Mastodon

Mastodon have an animated clip for their first song from the upcoming album „Emperor Of Sand“ released. The disc appears on the 31. March and engaged in loud Brann Dailor with themes such as mortality and finiteness, because some family members and friends of the band in recent years were given a cancer diagnosis…

Mastodon - Sultan's Curse [Official Audio]

DBD: Asleep In The Deep – Mastodon

Today pack Mastodon their new Video the song „Asleep In The Deepfür euch aus. The clip was directed by Rahim Video, Shane Morton and the „Once More ‚Round The Sun“-Covergestalter Skinner, der über die Handlung des Videos folgendes verrät:

The concept was created by my curiosity, what do cats at night actually, when we sleep. Where do you go? Katzen sind von einem sehr mysteriösen Geheimnis umgeben und ich fand es cool, take the, als kleine nächtliche Helden.

Mastodon - Asleep In The Deep [Official Music Video]

„Game of Thrones“-Mixtape mit Anthrax, Mastodon & Killswitch Engage as Free Download

Fans have still until the start of the new episodes of „Game of Thrones“ wait a few days, because the fifth season runs only from the 12. April at the American cable network HBO in, to warm up there for you now the new mixtape to series.

"Game of Thrones"-Mixtape mit Anthrax, Mastodon & Killswitch Engage as Free Download

on „Game of Thrones Catch the Throne: The Mixtape Vol. 2“ there are also contributions of some metal bands. So control ANTHRAX „Sister Irrumator“ At, Killswitch Engage are with the track „Loyalty“ represent, Mastodon With „White Walker“ and finally with Mushroomhead „Among The Crows“. „Catch the Throne: The Mixtape Vol. 2“ is the second collection of exclusive songs, inspired by the series and crossed by samples from „Game of Thrones“. Musically, the focus is clearly on the genres of hip hop and Metal. Below you can watch the 15 listen song strong tracklist and download at like also is free.

DBD: The Motherload – Mastodon

yeah, here comes the Metal-twerk! Mastodon leave in their new Video „Motherload“ Wiggle butt woman. After LARP fantasy spectacle in the last video „High Road“ Laying Mastodon with the proven mix of Enchantment and sex after. What time begins with mystical creatures from the fairy forest, ends in a wild „Twerk-Contest“ – a pop culture phenomenon, represented by the Pop(o-Wackel)-Artists Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus has arrived in the middle of our society. Certainly not without a wink of the eye, it can therefore now also in the new Mastodon Video wiggle…

Mastodon "The Motherload" (Official Music Video)

DBD: Chimes At Midnight – Mastodon

„Chimes At Midnight“ ist der fünfte Track auf dem neuen Album „Once More ‚Round The Sun“ the Metal-Band from Atlanta, Georgia, which appears in the morning…

Mastodon - Chimes At Midnight [Audio Visualizer]

star wars – Metal Strikes Back

Metal Hammer UK has come up for the cover of the February issue of something very special and numerous Metal luminaries as star wars Mapped heroes. The whole was of sixmorevodka drawn with a blessing of Lucasfilm and shows numerous metal masters such as:

  • Slipknot/Stone Sour singer Corey Taylor als Han Solo
  • Zakk Wylde als Chewbacca
  • Machine Head’s Robb Flynn should probably be Qui-Gon Jinn
  • Opeth’s Mikael Ã…kerfeldt als Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Ghost’s Papa Emeritus als Imperator Palpatine
  • King Diamond als Darth Maul
  • Iron Maiden’s Eddie Darth Father
  • Down’s Phil Anselmo als ein Imperial Officer
  • Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister als ein Imperial Officer
  • Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher als Listen
  • Devin Townsend als C3PO
  • ANTHRAX’s Scott Ian als Boba Fett
  • Soulfly’s Max Cavalera als Yoda
  • Ronnie James Dio and Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman als Force Ghosts
  • Ghost’s Nameless Ghouls als Jawas
  • Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe and Avenged Sevenfold's m. Shadows the Rebel Pilots
  • Within Temptation’s Sharon Den Adel the Prinzessin Leia
  • KISS‘ Gene Simmons‚ Kiss Demon as a Stormtrooper
  • Ihsahn als ein Imperial Officer
  • Skindred’s Benji Webbe als Lando Calrissian
  • Clutch’s Neil Fallon als Wicket Wystri Warrick
  • While She Sleep’s Loz Taylor als Luke Skywalker

star wars - Metal Strikes Back

Concert Review: Sonisphere Festival 2012 in Yverdon-les-Bains mit Metallica, Motorhead and Slayer

The first issue sank into the mud Jonschwil, the second Basel organizers broke Free and Virgin the neck. The Sonisphere Festival has been available under a bad sign. Last Wednesday, the third attempt succeeded in new surroundings and with new operator. 32’000 Metalheads - more than expected - flocked to the Parc Rives Du Lac in Yverdon-Les-Bains on Lake Neuchâtel with headliners Motorhead, Slayer and METALLICA. The restart was successful, is far from perfect. The sound was, if he come – At Mastodon did not run as the PA half the time and fell always again – but surprisingly well. The Golden Circle was designed to be big and we had once again, Jonschwil sends his regards, Uber 30 pending minutes for drinks. Nevertheless, my impression was that this was the best so far Sonisphere Festival, the sunny weather and the stunning location made it so offset some.

Around 32’000 Have music fans METALLICA on the former Expo.02 Gelände in Yverdon-les-Bains, which 28 itself’000 Population has, curly, where on Wednesday was the third edition of the Sonisphere festival on the stage. This was the first time, that a festival was organized in this magnitude in this city. The festival began at 15 Clock with blue skies, the atmosphere was ok and the decibel high, so hoch, that the concerts to the 13 km away Cheyres (FR) were heard. Around 1,200 workers were involved in the success of the festival, installation took about a week and it had some 50 Takeaways, 5.5 km barriers and 300 Mobile Toilets. Funnily enough, was placed no bar in the Golden Circle area, which I did not really care but, because I always do not belong to the Weichspülmetalern with too much coal in the bag, but organizationally it certainly could be better solved, but so halt had to get drinks for the infantry Rich People, what the wait times are not just reduced.

Gojira Live @ Sonisphere Switzerland Yverdon - The Wild Child

With headliners Metallica, Motörhead and Slayer could indeed concentrated Metal-Power will be presented. ELUVEITIE, Gojira and Mastodon were also of the party, the three had but to bite the bullet and quasi in the sun geschwängerten audience - in the afternoon 30 Degree - their Music make delicious. With Eluveitie was unfortunately completely dead pants, But perhaps what the sound was, presumably in comparison with the rest of the program something fell out of the frame and thus has not met the expectations of visitors and the band already had to play half an hour after door opening. But Gojira had to remind the audience it, that this was ne metal show and invited to pits, but what took place. And so could only Mastodon, they offered, especially their newest album „The Hunter“ error, ensure a great atmosphere. Unfortunately, increased during 45 Minutes without exaggeration 15 times the sound off and it really was the lowest level, I can only ausprechen a big compliment to Mastodon, which it did not let itself be swayed and constantly batting confidently and without the eyelashes might enlarge.

The subsequently occurring living legends, Slayer, indeed had no inconsistencies with the art, But somehow giving the impression, Problems with the musculoskeletal system to have. Similar dynamic as a terracotta army it reeled from their setlist. Perhaps this was also in the audience and Slayer became fascinated by the motionless crowd – or was it simply the age, because Tom looked visually in my eyes as not quite the freshest. Slayer bribed with their uncompromising, flurry and rock-hard sound. This incredible precision but the Slayer was not necessarily expected, for guitarist Jeff Hanneman has still not recovered from his spider bite infection and had to be replaced by Gary Holt. There were a few mosh pits but, Although not directly in front of the stage (Golden Circle Problem), But the foot soldiers but it went off, worked although these pits mostly more like children's birthday.

Slayer - Raining Blood - Angel Of Death - Sonisphere 2012

Motörhead showed turn from their dirty good side and never sprayed boredom. But here lacked the sentiment front of the stage and Lemmy often stood unquestionably, waiting for reactions from the audience, when he announced a song. New, however, was not to be heard by the old masters of the hard tones course. Cult rocker Lemmy Kilmister offered its usual, unfussy, honest rock. At the same time, the Sun withdrew and handed over their place of matching Dusk. The more time passed, and the darker it became, the more sought their place with direct view to the stage. The entire fan base waiting for Metallica and expected a black spectacle. Incidentally, it is not surprising me, Free and Virgin that has gone bankrupt at the Sonisphere Basel, when I think of the Schlangensteherei in Yverdon and how much revenue in Yverdon by waiting Lost went, I can only say: damage, damage, damage.

Extremely punctual and full of playfulness outdid Metallica on, each song technical register was drawn. Californians played the „Black Album“ – their legendary landmark work of 1991 – in full length. But the album just by Song 1 to 12 runterzunudeln, that would be too easy for the Metal-heroes, Metallica turned instead to the order of the songs and started with „The Struggle Within“, the actual final song of the album. The twelve songs of the disc are now considered anthems of rock music. How much, it showed on Sonisphere Festival, agreed as thousands of fans in the singing of frontman James Hetfield and applauded along the beat of drummer Lars Ulrich. And not just in the radio-friendly ballad „Nothing Else Matters“, but virtually every single song. Metallica convinced, up to Kirk Hammett, to each of these screwed up constantly easiest passages.

Metallica @ Sonisphere Switzerland Yverdon 2012 - For Whom the Bell Tolls HD

Pleasing was at Metallica, that musical aberration with Lulu and the unsuccessful collaboration with Lou Reed survived without damage and with the interpretations of the „Black Album“ While nothing new was offered, but the boys signaled with her long, spirited performance, that they are still the old ones are. „Blackened“ let your heart open with big flame-pillars and at every little pyromaniac „One“ convinced with top fat lasers. the „Black Album“ was in my view something langfädig and for me years ago The death of the band, But one gets older and so the sound came total over very well and (my) Fortunately, it does not stick to the songs from this album, but it was commanded inclined fan also older Kost.

Overall it was a horny, relaxing event in a harmonious environment. The Sonisphere in Yverdon was marked by moderation: fewer bands, fewer viewers, less megalomania, fewer crowds at constant musical quality. The band change went smoothly and the sound was of astonishing transparency and came over really fat. Annoying was only the crowd in front of the beer stands and probably for the bands of much too large-scale Golden Circle area for the Rich People, which were too small or too lazy, to move her ass. The main thing, then you go to the merch booth, buys an expensive Shirt and then can hang out the big fan. And that the Golden Circler were too good to show enthusiasm, was actually more than foreseen and hence I have no pity for – except the bands over. Nevertheless, METALLICA, Motorhead, Slayer, Mastodon, Gojira and ELUVEITIE were simply class. Obviously, it needs to get the same Romandie is a great festival. Really great location and probably the best so far Sonisphere…

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Sonisphere Switzerland 2012: Seasons of Metallica and Co.

METALLICA are the headliners of the third edition of the Metal-Festivals Sonisphere, which this year for the third time in the Switzerland is carried out. METALLICA play her „Black Album“ in full length. More certify Acts are: Slayer, Motorhead, Mastadon, Gojira and ELUVEITIE. Sonisphere take place on Wednesday, 30. More 2012 in Yverdon-les-Bain statt. The open-air festival grounds at Parc des Rives du Lac is the unique backdrop for the festival of Metal friends. The site on the banks of Lake Neuchâtel was during Expo.02 used as an exhibition area and holds 45’000 Visitors. But now the seasons of Men…


doorway 15.00 Clock
ELUVEITIE: 15.45 – 16.15 Clock, Stage II
Gojira: 16.20 – 16.50 Clock, Stage I
Mastodon: 17.00 – 17.40 Clock, Stage II
Motorhead: 17.50 – 19.00 Clock, Stage I
Slayer: 19.10 – 20.10 Clock, Stage II
METALLICA: 20.30 – 22.30 Clock, Stage I

Thus, Metallica finished, before the last trains:

Yverdon Les Bains – Zürich: 23.07 Clock
Yverdon Les Bains – Bern: 23.07 Clock
Yverdon Les Bains – Basel: 23.07 Clock
Yverdon Les Bains – Lucerne: 23.07 Clock
Yverdon Les Bains – St. Gallen: 22.07 Clock
Yverdon Les Bains – Lausanne: 00.00 Clock
Yverdon Les Bains – Geneva: 23.53 Clock

Sonisphere Switzerland 2012 with Metallica and Slayer

*** Meanwhile, the concert by, this way to the Review ***

Friends, booked you on Wednesday, the 30. More 2012, because yesterday was on the Metallica Homepage published subsequently. What will provide many of cheers and song, I can not but to really excite, then obviously it will complete „Black Album“ be played – well, let's see if I am doing the – there might highest Slayer the necessary Compensation Thrash ensure…

Final European Tour Announcement
This is it, our final addition to the summer vacation in Europe with a Sonisphere date at Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland on May 30, 2012. You guessed it, The ‚Black Album‘ will be performed in its entirety (yeah, yeah, that 20th Anniversary thing) and the line-up for the day is out of this world as Slayer, Motorhead, Mastodon, Gojira and ELUVEITIE will all be joining us!
The Met Club pre-sale already in progress, so Clubbers should log in for details. The pre-sale will end on Wednesday, February 15 at 9:00 at the LOCAL time. There is a four ticket Limit for the pre-sale.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 17 at 8:00 AM local time at www.ticketcorner.ch. For more information about Sonisphere, click here: www.sonispherefestivals.com.

Thus, METALLICA The headliner of the third edition of Heavy Metal Festival Sonisphere, which this year in the Switzerland is carried out. The open-air festival grounds at Parc des Rives du Lac provides a unique backdrop for the festival of Metal friends and could become a reason for me but, me to lead this event to heart. The site on the banks of Lake Neuchâtel was during Expo.02 used as an exhibition center and summarizes the 45’000 Visitor. Let's hope, that the organizers of the festival this time manage better than a year 2011 (Dawn of the Joggeli) or 2010 (The Big Desaster)

Mastodon are also in Jonschwil

Neben den bereits bestätigten Bands wie METALLICA, Slayer, Megadeth, ANTHRAX, Motorhead, Heaven and Hell, Devil Driver, Rise Against, Amon Amarth, Lauren Harris and Volbeat, will now Mastodon Jonschwil in Fear enable and terror. Hell yeah, at the 18. June is a metal festival held unparalleled and friends, This is Travel Fans of the most remote spots in the world after Jonschwil, I sollen, as I have heard, At this time Metalhead from u.a. Chile and be traveling Down Under. Welcome Metalheads!

Mastodon - "Iron Tusk" (Official HD Music Video)