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Hopdoddy introduces beefy homage to Ghostland Observatory?

Matthew Odam

Austin burger operation Hopdoddy Tweeted a picture of a new special burger offering. The Ghostland Burgatory appears to be a pretty obvious nod to Austin electro-sex-pop band Ghostland Observatory, a duo featuring Thomas Turner on beats and Aaron Behrens on guitar and vox. The spicy beef burger features ghost peppers, habaneros, and serranos.

“I did know about this and was never asked for my approval but they never needed one because I love the fact that such a fine business would create an item that was inspired by an artistic endeavor that I was personally involved in,” Behrens said. “Art inspires art! Eat on America!”

Behrens and his new band, the Midnight Stroll, embark on a national tour in September, kicking off with an in-store performance at Waterloo Records on September 10. The new album, which can be pre-ordered on the band’s site, drops September 16.