Mastodon Lyrics – All Songs & Albums

148 American Metal Band

"Mastodon" is an American heavy metal powerhouse hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, emerged onto the scene in 2000, boasting a steadfast lineup that has remained unchanged since 2001: Troy Sanders on bass and vocals, Brent Hinds on lead guitar and vocals, Bill Kelliher on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, and Brann Dailor on drums and vocals. Throughout their illustrious career, the band has unleashed eight studio albums, alongside various other releases, showcasing their unwavering commitment to musical innovation and artistic expression.

Their inaugural album, "Remission" (2002), garnered widespread critical acclaim, lauded for its distinctive sonic identity. Mastodon's sophomore effort, "Leviathan," a conceptual masterpiece inspired by Herman Melville's epic novel "Moby-Dick," earned the coveted title of "Album of the Year" from esteemed publications such as Revolver, Kerrang!, and Terrorizer in 2004.

The band's trajectory of success soared with subsequent releases. "Blood Mountain" (2006) earned a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance with the track "Colony of Birchmen," while "Crack the Skye" (2009) and "The Hunter" (2011) solidified their status as heavyweights in the industry. "The Hunter" debuted impressively at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned the Grammy-nominated hit "Curl of the Burl" in 2012.

In 2014, Mastodon's album "Once More 'Round the Sun" reached No. 6 on the Billboard 200, featuring the band's third Grammy-nominated track, "High Road." Their seventh opus, "Emperor of Sand" (2017), not only secured their first Grammy win for the track "Sultan's Curse" but also delivered their highest-charting single, "Show Yourself," which peaked at No. 4 on the US Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart.

Their latest offering, "Hushed and Grim" (2021), continues to captivate audiences with its dynamic range and lyrical depth, reaffirming Mastodon's indelible mark on the metal landscape. As stalwarts of the genre, Mastodon's enduring legacy remains an unparalleled testament to their artistic prowess and unyielding passion for their craft. Browse A to Z all Mastodon Lyrics, songs, and albums below.