Mastodon is a beast. The Atlanta heavy metal kings began a decade ago, playing over-the-top, technical 15-minute epic songs you’d never imagine would resonate with general audiences. Going from basement shows to big tours opening for the band’s favorite, Metallica, Mastodon has grown, evolved and streamlined over the years. “We are always pushing ourselves in a better direction of songcraft,” says bassist/singer Troy Sanders.
And here is “Oblivion”: