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The Critical Mass

Mastodon. It’s life. Hard work, and a creative urgency to push the envelope of metal. Mastodon, which features two guys who came of age on the Rochester music scene in the 1990s, won a Grammy at Sunday night’s 60th annual awards. It takes perseverance in tough times, as well. Mastodon’s song “Sultan’s Curse” was awarded […]

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The Critical Mass

The demons in our midst The backstories to tonight’s Mastodon concert at Rochester’s Main Street Armory run deep. It’s called one of the world’s top heavy-metal bands, but Mastodon is actually a genre-bending rock and prog quartet whose seven albums often reach for expansive themes, and the demons in our midst. Based in Atlanta, it […]

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