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Mastodon Discuss The Aftermath Of Brent Hinds’ 2007 Coma In Latest Episode Of “Crack The Skye” Documentary


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Part 6 of Mastodon‘s behind the scenes look at the making of their 2009 album “Crack The Skye” has been shared by the band and finds them discussing the aftermath of the altercation that took place back at the 2007 ‘MTV Video Music Awards‘. That night saw the band’s vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds get into an apparent drunken fight with System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian and musician William Hudson, which police said Hinds instigated.

The injuries Hinds suffered from that left him with brain hemorrhaging, a broken nose and more and left him in a coma for a time with months of recovery to follow. An initial police report on the matter cited Odadjian and Hudson as having both struck Hinds in the fight, though comments made by members of Mastodon and Hinds himself years later downplayed Odadjian‘s involvement, citing Hudson as the individual who threw the devastating punch.

Mastodon are currently celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Crack The Skye” on the below summer tour with Coheed And Cambria and Every Time I Die.

05/29 Columbus, OH – Express Live! Outdoor Amphitheatre
05/31 Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy
06/01 Simpsonville, SC – CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park Simpsonville
06/02 Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion
06/04 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer Stage
06/06 Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
06/07 New York, NY – Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
06/08 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
06/10 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Outdoors
06/11 Detroit, MI – Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
06/13 Council Bluffs, IA – Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Stir Cove
06/14 Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
06/15 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
06/18 Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
06/19 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
06/20 Salt Lake City, UT – The Great Saltair
06/22 Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park
06/23 Portland, OR – Theater of the Clouds at Moda Center
06/25 San Francisco, CA – The Masonic
06/26 San Diego, CA – Petco Park – Park at the Park
06/28 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
06/29 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
06/30 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
07/02 Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheater
07/03 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

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