RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's Side Project To Guest On IRON MAIDEN Singer's Radio Show

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, July 27 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. U.K. time at BBC.co.uk.

EMIGRATE will release its self-titled debut album on August 31.

RAMMSTEIN has commenced the songwriting sessions for its new album. As a result, the band will not make any live appearances for the remainder of the year.

RAMMSTEIN's latest album, "Rosenrot", received its long-overdue U.S. release in March 2006 via Universal Music. The CD, which was certified platinum in Germany for sales in excess of 200,000 copies within two weeks of release in October 2005, topped the official album chart in Germany, Austria and Finland, and landed at No. 2 in Sweden and Denmark, No. 4 in the Netherlands and the Czech Republic, No. 5 in France, No. 6 in Mexico, No. 11 in Italy and No. 29 in the U.K. In addition, "Rosenrot" achieved gold status in Austria, the Czech Republic and Switzerland.

RAMMSTEIN's track "Mein Teil" was nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 2006 Grammy Awards.

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