January 19, 2008

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has been confirmed for the Electric Weekend, set to take place May 30-31 at John Lennon Auditorium in Getafe, Spain Also scheduled to appear is METALLICA. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, January 22, through Tick Tack Ticket net service, and a limited-time offer: two-day tickets priced at 110 euros plus distribution expenses, only until February 16.

Fan-filmed video footage of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE performing the song "Testify" last night (Friday, January 18) in Auckland, New Zealand can be viewed below (courtesy of I 4 N I).

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE — vocalist Zack de la Rocha, guitarist Tom Morello, drummer Brad Wilk and bassist Tim Commerford — released three politically charged albums: 1992's self-titled debut, 1996's "Evil Empire", 1999's "Battle of Los Angeles" and its 2000 covers album "Renegades".

It split in 2000 after the singer decided to record a solo album. The rest of the band formed AUDIOSLAVE with SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell. The Harvard-educated Morello also recently released a solo album under the alias THE NIGHTWATCHMAN.

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