RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: Japanese Tour Dates Announced

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has announced three dates in Japan in February 2008. The details are as follows:

Feb. 07 - Osaka, Castle Hall
Feb. 09 - Tokyo, Makuhari Messe
Feb. 10 - Tokyo, Makuhari Messe

Tickets go on sale on November 17.

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has been officially confirmed as one of the headliners of the 2008 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. The five-show run begins January 18 in Auckland. Also scheduled to appear are BJORK, THE ARCADE FIRE, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, DIZZEE RASCAL, BILLY BRAGG, THE CLEAN, BATTLES, SHIHAD, KATCHAFIRE, THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION, SJD, GRINSPOON, CUT OFF YOUR HANDS, HILLTOP HOOD, PAUL KELLY, YOUNG SID, ANTAGONIST, MOTOCADE and WHITE BIRDS AND LEMONS.

According to Billboard.com, some acts will play their own headlining shows in the territories in conjunction with Big Day Out, including RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, who will play January 22 in Sydney and January 30 in Melbourne.

Big Day Out tour dates:

Jan. 18 - Auckland, New Zealand @ Mt. Smart Stadium
Jan. 20 - Gold Coast, Australia @ Parklands
Jan. 25 - Sydney, Australia @ Olympic Park Showgrounds
Jan. 28 - Melbourne, Australia @ Flemington Racecourse
Feb. 01 - Adelaide, Australia @ RA&HS Showgrounds
Feb. 03 - Perth, Australia @ Claremont Showgrounds

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE performing at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California on April 29, 2007:

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