1. Mastodon's Longtime Manager Nick John Dies

    September 12, 2018 7:27 PM EDT He also worked with French band Gojira and thrash icons Slayer during his career at Rick Sales Entertainment Group. Longtime music manager Nick John died on Saturday, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.  John had worked at Rick Sales Entertainment Group for more than 20 years, where he…

  2. Mastodon & Dinosaur Jr. Cancel Tour Citing 'Critical' Family Situation

    August 31, 2018 8:19 AM EDT The joint outing was slated to kick off on Saturday (Sept. 1). Less than 48 hours before their joint tour was slated to kick off, Mastodon and Dinosuar Jr. announced that they have been forced to cancel the outing due to an unspecified issue in the Mastodon family. The dates were slated to…