Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway
As Georgia-based progressive metallers Mastodon prepares to release their anxiously awaited new album, ‘Emperor Of Sand‘ (Reprise Records) on March 31st, we have an offering from them today.
Their first official video, “Show Yourself,” from the album is now available for streaming below. Along with it comes news of the band’s first scheduled late-night appearance to coincide with the new release. The band will perform on the outdoor stage at ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on April 3rd. The following day, April 4th, is a rare, intimate show at Amoeba Music Hollywood, 6400 Sunset Blvd., at 5 PM.
Beginning on Friday, March 31st, fans who buy ‘Emperor Of Sand’ at Amoeba Hollywood will receive admission to the in-store and a limited-edition “Mastodon Live At Amoeba” lithograph commemorating the show.
Admission is limited to in-store orders only, and two LP/CD + ticket per person. Admittance lines for the in-store will form on Ivar Avenue beginning at 2 PM on April 4th, and limited to first purchasers and the store’s capacity.