NewsSeptember 4, 2018 8:03 AM ET4,218 views

Mastodon members reveal longtime manager's cancer diagnosis

Long-time Mastodon manager Nick John has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, seemingly the "critical situation" that compelled the band to cancel their tour with Dinosaur Jr. last week. Mastodon members Brent Hinds and Brann Dailor each acknowledged the sad news via Instagram over the weekend (see below). Hinds said John "is mainly responsible for Mastodon's success" while Dailor admitted, "I don't know where Mastodon would be without him. He is absolutely integral to the success we have achieved..."

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