Slayer guitarist KERRY KING is preparing for his tour with shock rocker Marilyn Manson by downing strong alcohol.
The band are co-headlining with Manson on a summer tour which kicks off in Florida on 25 July (07).
And King admits he has been bonding with Tainted Love hitmaker by drinking the infamous beverage absinthe.
He says, "We met Manson before and we did the Revolver shoot and interview and since then we played a festival together and I took one of those rare opportunities, I don't usually drink before we go on, but I went over and did a shot of absinthe with him.
"And then I got a better vibe about him."