Mastodon shows are heard and absorbed more than they’re seen, with little in the way of stage lighting, banter or personality. It’s just 90-minutes-plus of nonstop riffing, shredding and pounding. The Atlanta prog-thrashers are touring their way up to the summer fest circuit ahead of their first studio album in three years, “Once More ’Round the Sun,” due in June with the surprisingly melodic new single “High Road” leading the way. They’re bringing two of Europe’s burgeoning new metal bands, France’s Gojira and Norway’s Kvelertak, to open. Chris Riemenschneider

Price: $26.50 - $30


First Avenue Mainroom

701 1st Av. N.Minneapolis, MN


Date: Ended 05/7/14

Upcoming events

12/05 – Mason Jennings
12/08 – Curtiss A
12/14 – Deerhunter
01/02 – The Jayhawks
01/03 – Mutemath
01/26 – Ryan Bingham
02/06 – Lizzo
02/19 – Troye Sivan
02/24 – Wolfmother
02/25 – St. Lucia
03/12 – Daughter
04/10 – Ani DiFranco