Mastodon, featuring Epi signature artist Brent Hinds, have announced new tour dates in support of their latest album, Emperor of Sand
. The band will kick off a European tour June 14
in Hungary and carry on through sold out shows in Austria, Croatia, Belgium, Portugal, France, and Germany with a stop at the Download Music Festival in Madrid where Epi fans In Flames and legends Suicidal Tendencies and The Cult are also on the bill. Read our hilarious interview
with Hinds and check out his debut signature Epiphone, the Ltd. Ed. Brent Hinds Flying V
Designed by Hinds and Epiphone, it features the historic Flying V profile in a Silverburst finish with Lace® USA Brent Hinds signature Hammer Claws™ Humbuckers and Grover® Rotomatics™ 18:1 ratio machine heads. "Thanks for everything, Epiphone," said Hinds. "I mean it. Thanks for my Flying V. Thanks for thinking of me. I love it. It rocks, man!"