Guitar King Meets Lizard King

7/4/2007 7:00 AM PDT

Guitar King Meets Lizard King

He was Tony Soprano's right hand man, and he helped "handle" Big Pussy. Now Little Steven Van Zandt has something hairier on his hands ... Godzilla!

The part-time actor and sometime guitarist in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band is hosting a 13-hour Godzilla marathon on cable TV's Encore Action and Vongo channels on the Fourth of July. Forget the barbecue!

What says mom, flag and apple pie better than a prehistoric, fire-breathing puppet wiping out Tokyo?