MACHINE UPGRADE FOR OZZFEST

The remaining members of the band and new vocalist Chris Cornell join the heavy rock party...

The group featuring the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine and CHRIS CORNELL are to play OZZFEST in the US.

The band, rumoured to be named Civilian, will join System Of A Down, Ozzy Osbourne and POD at the 32-show trek across the continent.

The group, formed after the departure of founding vocalist Zack De la Rocha, are comprised of former Soundgarden mainman Chris Cornell, and Rage Against The Machine members Tim Commerford, Tom Morello and Brad Wilk.

Studio sessions with Cornell, are thought to have produced up to 20 songs.

Ozzfest US calls at: Bristow Nissan Pavilion (July 6)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pavilion (7)

New York Jones Beach (10)

Camden Tweeter Center (12)

Hartford Amph (13)

Holmdel PNC Center (19)

Raleigh Alltel Pavilion (24)

West Palm Beach Mars Music Amph (26)

Atlanta Hi-Fi Buys Amph (28)

Columbus Polaris Amph (August 3)

Indianapolis Verizon Amph.(4)

Clarkston DTE Energy Center (7)

Chicago Tweeter Center (10)

East Troy Alpine Valley (11)

Cleveland Blossom Music Center (13)

Cincinnati Riverbend Amph. (15)

Somerset Float-Rite Park (17)

St. Louis Riverport Amph.(19)

Kansas City Sandstone Amph. (20)

Denver Pepsi/City Lights (22)

Sacramento Valley Amph. (25)

George The Gorge (27)

Mountain View Shoreline Amph. (29)

San Bernardino Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion (31)

Phoenix Cricket Pavilion (September 5)

San Antonio Verizon Wireless Amph. (7)

Dallas Smirnoff Amph. (8)

Tickets are on sale now via the NME.COM ticketshop for the UK leg of Ozzfest. Priced £39 plus booking fee, this year, camping facilities will be also available on site, and camping tickets can be purchased at a cost of £10.

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