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Rage Against The Machine To Record New Album?

According to a Twistedear.com, Rage Against The Machine is apparently readying to record their first album of new material in nearly ten years. The report says that the band is in talks of recording their new album for their longtime label Sony and expect to release it in 2009, a source explained: "We're hopeful, but a new album is far from definite."

Frontman Zack de la Rocha, who just recently started a new band One Day As A Lion, also spoke to Los Angeles Times last month about the possibility of new material, saying:

"We’re going to keep playing shows - we have a couple of big ones happening in front of both conventions. As far as us recording music in the future, I don’t know where we all fit with that. We’ve all embraced each other’s projects and support them, and that’s great."

Source: Ultimate Guitar

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1. Public_Execution writes:

I hope this happens. I have been waiting for this since they announced they were back together.

# Sep 30, 2008 @ 11:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

Yeah, I've been waiting for them to put out a new album since their reunion too. If the band will actually have a new album, this will be the best comeback album yet, along with Judas Priest's Angel of Retribution, Bad Brains' Build a Nation, Metallica's Death Magnetic, AC/DC's Black Ice, Cynic's Traced in Air, The Offspring's Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace, Slayer's Christ Illusion and Trouble's Simple Mind Condition.

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# Sep 30, 2008 @ 11:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Emo_Hunter175 writes:

I hope this rumor is true, I saw them last year at the Rock the Bells it was crazy. So hopefully they put out an album and tour.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 12:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BodomFan writes:

new album would be badass!!

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 12:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Fuck_A_Name writes:

i don't know about the rest of you, but I'm sick of hearing Killing In The Name Of... on the radio every damn day. New music would definetly be refreshing.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 12:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Rollmonkey writes:

we're getting a little ahead of ourselves here.

metalunderground.com has been posting a lot of rumors lately. Are we out of news????

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 1:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. XWigglesX writes:

Better not be true.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 2:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Kalis_wrath writes:

F.A.N, I never really listen to the radio other than the classic rock station at work. The hardrock and alternitive stations just suck anymore, so I don't feel the need to waste my time and ears.

Hope that R.A.T.M do make another album! I would pick it up in a heart beat!

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 3:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. sadchild writes:

this article gave me a full stiffy. now don't get my hopes up just to smash them.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 7:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0 writes:

I hope this is true. Even though I despise Morello.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 9:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. to the post above me writes:

How could you despise morello? he is such a nice guy have you ever even met him?

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 9:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. XWigglesX writes:

Maybe he hates his views or music. What does it matter to you? And just because he is nice when he talks to the fans it doesn't mean that is what he is really like. It is called being fake. he wouldn't care about the fans anymore, well that isn't true actually. He would care about the fan's money.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. IrishMetal writes:

Hmm a new RATM album... Wonder if they'll put proper effort into it or all just get sidetracked by their own bands... Cud be good, so here's hoping

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 1:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. lightitup writes:

i for one would love to hear sone new RATM i just hate how how no matter what they release everyone is gonna compare to there previous work and say the usual its not as good crap. everyone should just be happy there even considering a new record

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 2:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Metal Joe writes:

I've got goosebumps on a new RATM album. If it does come out at all, this is going to be their best since 1995's Evil Empire.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 2:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. IrishMetal writes:

The Battle of Los Angeles kicked so much more a$$ than Evil Empire.

Np - Rage Against The Machine - Sleep Now In The Fire

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 3:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Metal Joe writes:

Well, I do actually like the Battle of L.A. album, but it's not their best in my opinion.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 4:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. theyanchamp writes:

Another Rage album?!


Come on. Im a long time rage fan since the mid nineties when I was old enough to purchase records, and not even I want them to reunite for any purposes besides touring. Do I want them live, YES of course I do! We definately dont need more crappy watered down tracks like on their last few attempts.

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. IrishMetal writes:

Fair enough Renegades was a rather sub-par album but i disagree if you say that Battle was a poor album. It had the f***in best tracks on it - Testify, guerilla radio, sleep now in the fire, calm like a bomb, born of a broken man. Need more be said?
Np- Sonic Syndicate - Double agend 616

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 5:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Vinny the Meatlhead writes:

To Post 7 (XWigglesX):

Are you saying that you're not expecting a new album from the RATM? Sucks to hear.

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# Oct 1, 2008 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. psythe writes:

I'm totally ok with a new Rage album. The music kicks arse, and Rocha makes rapping alright.

Oh, and One Day As A Lion? Not bad... that Wild International song is pretty damn good!

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 7:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. KORNDOGG writes:

PLEASE LET THIS HAPPEN!!!! Rage is one of the greatest bands ever.... I had the pleasure of seeing them for the first time in august at lollapalooza in chi-town, Amazing show, 100,000 people at grant park, craziest thing ive ever been a part of!

And one day as a lion is very good, extremely good!

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23. SlugEmperor writes:

f*** YA!

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 11:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Kalis_wrath writes:

I would like to see R.A.T.M, live. That would be a great time!

# Oct 1, 2008 @ 11:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. XWigglesX writes:

Nah Vinny I'm no Rage fan.

# Oct 2, 2008 @ 12:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. BrianSD writes:

I'm not a big fan of any of these guys side projects, first audioslave album had a couple good tracks.
A new Rage album is needed, just not another Renegades. Saw them live end of last summer and back in 1997 and 2000. Always a good show.

# Oct 2, 2008 @ 1:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. brettTHEjett writes:

got my first black eye in the RATM circle pit this year at PinkPop in the NL

got my second black eye as i made my way to the front of the crowd....i was like 10 feet from the boys!

# Oct 2, 2008 @ 7:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Red writes:

Burn burn yes you gonna burn !!! Heck yes !!!

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29. Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0 writes:

I hate Morello's style, I hate his sound, I hate his toy guitars he plays, I hate the shorts in his instrument cables, I hate his lame UNITE hats, I hate the eight-trillion pedals he has to use, I hate his f***ing voice, I hate his goddamn face, I hate Nightwatchman, etc...

But I LOVE RATM. I think the bass had more presence than the guitar. Hell, teh DRUMS were more present than that f***ing hack reeoowrrr-reooowrrrr-reooowwwrrrrin' all over the f***ing place. They could shut his noisy a$$ off and Newstead him right off of the album entirely, and I wouldn't be one little bit upset about it.

# Oct 2, 2008 @ 9:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. . writes:

XWigglesX is a fag goof don't comment on band pages you don't like f***er

# Oct 2, 2008 @ 8:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Diamond Oz writes:

You miss the point of a thread then don't you?

# Oct 2, 2008 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. KORNDOGG writes:

Crawford, you are a fuking idiot.........
Tom Morrelo is a guitar GOD!!!!!!!!! By far the one of the top five guitar players of our generation.
He is a fuking genius! Rage would not be half what they are without his unique sound.

Get a fuking clue before you post again

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33. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Tom Morrelo is a guitar GOD!!!!!!!!! By far the one of the top five guitar players of our generation.
He is a fuking genius! Rage would not be half what they are without his unique sound

I don't think I've heard anything that stupid in a week. Thank you.

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 12:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. psythe writes:

Not sure I would go so far as to say he's a guitar god, but I do love his style. It jives.

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 1:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Gunface138 writes:

I hate Morelo too. And Audioslave. But I do like RATM a lot. Quite a conundrum. I agree with Crawford, although the guitar adds a nice sound to the music... I wouldn't consider Morelo a guitar god. Matt Pike is a guitar god. Morelo just likes his pedals and goofy sounds.

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 1:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. acacia writes:

bullsh** it wont happen

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 8:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. RememberMetal? writes:

Given that the RATM disbanded in 2000 I'm curious to hear their response to the last 8 years...

Not all of it will be domestic of course, they have issues with human rights and politics abroad--but I suspect their hatred for Bush (his buffoonery, crony-ism, criminal negligence of Americans in dire need, etc.) will take center stage..should be brutal.

I'll bet Zach has mountains of vitriol waiting for the next RATM, One Day as a Lion surely wasn't enough to get all that out.

Now Playing: Cynic - "Cosmos"

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 12:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. RememberMetal? writes:

Given that RATM disbanded in 2000 I'm curious to hear their response to the last 8 years...

Not all of it will be domestic of course, they have issues with human rights and politics abroad--but I suspect their hatred for Bush (his buffoonery, crony-ism, criminal negligence of Americans in dire need, etc.) will take center stage..should be brutal.

I'll bet Zach has mountains of vitriol waiting for the next RATM, One Day as a Lion surely wasn't enough to get all that out.

Now Playing: Cynic - "Cosmos

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39. Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0 writes:

If you think Tom Morello even occupies the same galaxy as Loomis, you're head-f***ed. Loomis, Laiho, dude, my son has better chops than Morello.

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. KORNDOGG writes:

Smoke another one.....

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 5:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. b.bristowe writes:

Tom Morrelo is a guitar GOD!!!!!!!!! By far the one of the top five guitar players of our generation.

Get a f***in clue. Loomis, Cooley, Broderick, Laiho, Waters, Petrucci just to name a FEW of the most PROMINENT musicians that have made a name in the last 10 or so years.

# Oct 3, 2008 @ 8:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Chuklz writes:

I give a sh** about them making a new album i want to heard zaks solo sh**, appaently from what i hear he's auctioning that b**** off to the highest bidder, which i say awasome rape them for everypenny take their money and tell everyone to download it hahahahaha, f*** the labels man , but sriously i feel if rage made a new lbum it would suck just like audioslave, i hate cornell ever since the split of soundgarden!

# Oct 6, 2008 @ 10:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. ZT writes:

I could give a f*** less about these guys. Nothing they've done has ever impressed me.

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