Well, as far as I know, we played our last show in 2011 at the Coliseum, and if that was our last show, that's a good way to go out," he said. "I sort of had to put it in my head that that band is over in order for me to just move on with my life, to be honest with you, so that's kind of where that lies. The Coliseum — awesome way to go out.
However, there apparently is still one thing Sabbath doesn’t know: who will be drumming on the road. When asked whether it’ll be Rage Against The Machine’s Brad Wilk (who recorded drums on the album) or Tommy Clufetos joining them onstage this year, Butler said “We’re not sure yet. We don’t know beause I think Brad’s got commitments with Rage Against The Machine..."
A Facebook campaign has been launched to get Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" to be this year's "Christmas Number 1" in the UK and in turn, prevent the winner of X Factor taking the "prize". A similar campaign was launched in 2009 which saw Rage Against The Machine's "Killing In The Name" become "Christmas Number 1".
Rage Against the Machine will be playing a show on September 3rd at the Target Center in Minneapolis during the Republican National Convention. It is not clear what, if any, political overtones the show will take on.
Zach de la Rocha has finally finished his solo debut that he started after the Rage split in 2000. Sources have described the record as a mix of "Led Zeppelin and Dr. Dre. Some of it has the power you'd expect from him in Rage."
The third annual Vegoose Festival in Las Vegas has announced its initial lineup. The festival will take place October 27th and 28th at Sam Boyd Stadium and will feature headliners such as Rage Against The Machine, Daft Punk and Iggy And The Stooges (performing the entire album Fun House. In addition to the festival at the stadium, Vegoose will be hosting "Vegoose at Night," a series of separately ticketed indoor performances by acts such as The Shins, Thievery Corporation and more. Two-day passes ($146.50) for the event go on sale this Saturday at 10 AM at vegoose.com; single-day tickets are $79.50. Find the press release and more details in the replies.