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Reprise Records Artist Mastodon to Accept Bitcoin with BitPay for New Album, Once More ‘Round the Sun

BitPay, the world’s leading bitcoin payment processor, today announced a partnership with Warner Bros. Records artist, Mastodon, making them the first major label band to accept bitcoin through BitPay. Mastodon’s new album, Once More ‘Round the Sun, is scheduled for release on June 24th, and will be available for purchase with bitcoin at mastodonrocks.com/bitcoin.

Mastodon is one of the most successful hard rock bands of the past decade, both critically and commercially. The band is well known for its innovative sound and style, making them a perfect fit for the bitcoin community.

“We’re excited to work with fellow Atlanta-natives BitPay for our new album,” said Mastodon in a statement. “We want to give our fans as many options to buy our new album as possible, and are happy that bitcoin can be one of those choices.”

“BitPay is honored to partner with Warner Bros. Records artist Mastodon. Having a major label artist embrace bitcoin is a definite sign of bitcoin’s growth and expansion into the world of music,” said Tony Gallippi, BitPay’s Co-founder and Executive Chairman.

In addition to the album release and the summer tour, the band will be releasing a new music video for the song “High Road” directed by Roboshobo on Wednesday, June 11th on mastodonrocks.com.

Catch Mastodon on tour this summer:

JUN 11

Z7 KONZERTFABRIK

PRATTELN, SWITZERLAND

              JUN 13

BONNAROO

MANCHESTER, TN

 
JUN 20

AMNESIA ROCKFEST

MONTEBELLO, CANADA

JUN 26

HEDON

ZWOLLE, NETHERLANDS

 
JUN 27

MELKWEG

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

JUN 28

GRASPOP

DESSEL, BELGIUM

 

JUN 29

PARK LIVE

MOSCOW, RUSSIAN

FEDERATION

JUL 03

MAIN SQUARE FESTIVAL

ARRAS, FRANCE

 
JUL 04

LE ZENITH

w/ GHOST

PARIS, FRANCE

JUL 06

KNEBWORTH PARK

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

 

JUL 18

MALAKOFF ROCK FESTIVAL

NORDFJORDEID, NORWAY

JUL 19

BUKTA OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

TROMSØ, NORWAY

 
SEP 06

HOPSCOTCH FESTIVAL

RALEIGH, NC

SEP 12

RIOT FEST CHICAGO - PERFORMANCE DATE TBD

CHICAGO, IL

About BitPay

BitPay is a Payment Service Provider (PSP) specializing in eCommerce, B2B, and enterprise solutions for the Bitcoin digital currency.

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