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Brann Dailor: Mastodon’s Modern Metal Master

Brann Dailor is an interesting drummer. He was brought up around musicians, and it wasn’t a question of if he was going to play music. It was a question of what instrument would he choose to play? His interest was…

By Mark Griffith
Jan 31, 2023

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor on the Band’s Heavenly “Stairway to Nick John”

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor recently talked to MD to discuss the band’s heartfelt tribute to their longtime friend and manager. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years…

by David Ciauro
Aug 26, 2019

Led Zeppelin II

In the fifty years since Led Zeppelin roared onto the scene, much has been made of their being ground zero for “heavy rock.” TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital…

by David Ciauro
Aug 26, 2019

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor

Call them metal, call them hard rock, call them prog…. One thing’s for sure, none of those labels do the Atlanta-based band Mastodon justice. Mastodon are welcome interlopers who, after nearly twenty years, have morphed and blossomed into makers of…

Interview by David Ciauro | Photos by Shay La’vee
Jun 27, 2018

Mastodon's Brann Dailor

Mastodon's discography follows a linear pattern, where each release moves into new sonic territory, making it a time capsule of sorts. Although this approach has earned the group a loyal and diverse following, it's a challenge to accurately explain a…

David Ciauro
Mar 29, 2017

Catching up With…

The musical chameleon has used every color in his palette during his decorated career. Right now, it’s all about silver. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47…

Feb 23, 2017

November 2009 - Volume 33 • Number 11

Brann Dailor, Ray Luzier, Eric Harland, Jimmy Paxson, Nicko McBrain, Dennis Diken, Tim Alexander, Matt Wilson, Ryan Hoyle, Karl Latham, Corey Pierce, Brian Delaney, Steve Smith, Zakir Hussain, Neil Peart, Rashied Ali TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital…

Nov 1, 2009

September 2005 - Volume 29 • Number 9

Teddy Campbell, Brann Dailor, Tom Brechtlein, Ronnie Vannucci, Will Denton, Kris Kohls, Scott Travis, Ricky McKinnie, Wayne Fullwood, Aquiles Priester, Shakerleg, Stan Levey, Pierre Moerlen, Peter Erskine, Tommy Lee TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Sep 1, 2005