MASTODON-Designed ZIPPO Lighter To be Sold During ‘Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival’

An exclusive lighter designed by Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODONwill be sold at the Zippo booth during Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival starting this month. Zippo Encore recently caught up with a few of the MASTODON guys in Atlanta and discussed among other things, their inspirations, favorite types of music and Zippo. Check out the footage below. MASTODON is currently writing material for its follow-up to 2011's "The Hunter", tentatively due in early 2014. The band wrote and recorded a song for the upcoming animated film"Monsters University". Due out in July, "Monsters University" is the prequel to 2001's"Monsters, Inc." Billy Crystal and John Goodman reprise their roles in the prequel as the wise-cracking Mike Wazowski and lovable Sulley.

KING DIAMOND Kicks Off European Tour At Germany’s ROCK HARD FESTIVAL (Video)

KING DIAMOND kicked off its European tour this past Sunday, May 19 at the Rock Hard Festival at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. KING DIAMOND's setlist was as follows: 01. The Candle 02. Welcome Home 03. At The Graves 04. Up From The Grave 05. Voodoo 06. Dreams 07. Sleepless Nights 08. Drum Solo (by Matt Thompson) 09. Shapes Of Black 10. Come To The Sabbath (MERCYFUL FATE cover) 11. Evil (MERCYFUL FATE cover) 12. Eye Of The Witch Encore: 13. The Family Ghost Encore 2: 14. Halloween Encore 3: 15. Black Horsemen KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records.