Mastodon: Epic Wail
Mastodon's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher talk about their concept metal's show-but-sure crawl from primordial sludge to the more melodic and artsy approach on their highly-anticipated new album, "The Hunter."
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Kelliher and Hinds tear it up on one of Mastodon’s
heaviest Remission-era songs at the
2005 With Full Force Festival in Germany.
This 2006 performance of Leviathan’s
13-minute opus in Nottingham, England,
opens with broodingly overdriven guitars and
slowly builds to a tidal wave of epic metal.
This video from a 2009 Chicago gig shows
Kelliher playing his custom First Act
9-string and Hinds playing his custom
First Act 12-string on “Ghost of Karelia”
from Crack the Skye.