Mastodon 2011 Tour Gallery

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Mastodon 2011 Tour Gallery

Stage-left guitarist Bill Kelliher

Stage-left guitarist Bill Kelliher

© Photos: Steve Jennings

Drummer Brann Dailor’s kit is miked with Shure Beta 91 and Beta 52 on bass drum, Beta 57 on snare top, SM57 on snare bottom, Beta 98s on rack toms (“They are superb because they have such a low profile,” says drum tech Tom “Ozzy” Richens.), Audio-Technica ATM25 on floor tom, and KSM 109s on hat and ride. Overheads are venue-provided. Dailor sings through a Shure Beta 56.

Drummer Brann Dailor’s kit is miked with Shure Beta 91 and Beta 52 on bass drum, Beta 57 on snare top, SM57 on snare bottom, Beta 98s on rack toms (“They are superb because they have such a low profile,” says drum tech Tom “Ozzy” Richens.), Audio-Technica ATM25 on floor tom, and KSM 109s on hat and ride. Overheads are venue-provided. Dailor sings through a Shure Beta 56.

Stage-right guitarist Brent Hinds' 1979 Marshall 100W JMP Mark II, Diezel VH4 and Modern Vintage Marshall amps are miked with a Shure SM57, an Audio-Technica 4033 and a Palmer PDI-9, respectively.

Bass tech/stage manager Darren Sanders

Drum tech Tom “Ozzy” Richens

Mastodon FOH engineer Rob Lightner

Grand Central Station for Mastodon's bevy of guitars

Stage-left guitarist Bill Kelliher's guitar tech, Warren Termini

Sage-right guitarist Brent Hinds’ tech, John Aray

Monitor engineer Thomas “Chip” Valentino

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

Stage-left guitarist Bill Kelliher has a double head case with a 12-space rack housing Shure UR40 wireless and an Audio-Technica 1x6 selector. The Marshall JCM 800s, Mega Boogie Royal and Diezel Herbert amps are miked with Audio-Technica 4033, Shure SM57 and Palmer PDI-9-, respectively.

Stage-left guitarist Bill Kelliher has a double head case with a 12-space rack housing Shure UR40 wireless and an Audio-Technica 1x6 selector. The Marshall JCM 800s, Mega Boogie Royal and Diezel Herbert amps are miked with Audio-Technica 4033, Shure SM57 and Palmer PDI-9-, respectively.

Stage-right guitarist Brent Hinds' 1979 Marshall 100W JMP Mark II, Diezel VH4 and Modern Vintage Marshall amps are miked with a Shure SM57, an Audio-Technica 4033 and a Palmer PDI-9, respectively. Hinds sings through a Sennheiser e 945.

Stage-right guitarist Brent Hinds' 1979 Marshall 100W JMP Mark II, Diezel VH4 and Modern Vintage Marshall amps are miked with a Shure SM57, an Audio-Technica 4033 and a Palmer PDI-9, respectively. Hinds sings through a Sennheiser e 945.

Stage-right guitarist Brent Hinds' 1979 Marshall 100W JMP Mark II, Diezel VH4 and Modern Vintage Marshall amps are miked with a Shure SM57, an Audio-Technica 4033 and a Palmer PDI-9, respectively. Hinds sings through a Sennheiser e 945.

Stage-right guitarist Brent Hinds' 1979 Marshall 100W JMP Mark II, Diezel VH4 and Modern Vintage Marshall amps are miked with a Shure SM57, an Audio-Technica 4033 and a Palmer PDI-9, respectively. Hinds sings through a Sennheiser e 945.

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

Bassist Troy Sanders plays through an Orange AD200, Mega Big Block 750 and Titan V12, and an Ampeg SVT-VR amps.

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