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Following a successful US tour with GARY NUMAN, and hot on the heels of the brand new ‘Brightest Light’ MGT remix, Mark was back in action last week – guesting with his old band THE MISSION for 3 songs during the encores at Club Nokia Los Angeles on 10th September.

Mark guested alongside original Mission members Wayne Hussey, Simon HInkler and Craig Adams along with new drummer Mike Kelly on Dylan cover ‘All Along the Watchtower’ (video below), ‘Deliverance’ and ‘Tower of Strength’. This marks the second time MGT has guested with his old band – MGT also guested on the encores at their sold out Brixton Academy UK show in Oct 2011. This appearance was included on the band’s 25th Anniversary ‘Silver’ DVD/BluRay release. MGT also appeared on the 2008 ‘Final Chapter’ live DVD.

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Mark also remixed THE MISSION for their new album ‘The Brightest Light’ released in September – stream & download the EXCLUSIVE MGT electro dancefloor remix of ‘The Brightest Light comes from the Darkest Place’ [DOWNLOAD HERE}. For more check out the Slicing Up Eyeballs news article [HERE]
In other news, BIG JOE STOMPBOX COMPANY announced MGT as the latest addition to their growing roster of artists. MGT commented “Big Joe pedals, are awesome… I’m using the Saturated Tube pedal alot, great grungy tone…” [CLICK HERE] to read more.

MGT was also just announced as a member of PRIMITIVE RACE – a new international industrial ‘supergroup’ onsisting of Graham Crabb (Pop Will Eat Itself), Luc Van Acker (Revolting Cocks), Raymond Watts (PIG, KMFDM), Dave Ogilvie (Skinny Puppy), Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory), Erie Loch, founder Chris Kniker and MGT. The collective are currently collaborating on new material. Check out the band’s facebook page and SoundCloud sampler [HERE]. Video with PR singer Graham Crabb below:

http://www.hellhoundmusic.com/industrial-supergroup-primitive-race-surfaces-feat-members-of-nin-kmfdm-pop-will-eat-itself-and-more/

“I’m pleased to announce I’ll be joining electronic pioneer and long time friend GARY NUMAN for some US shows in August/Sep.. We collaborated back in 2002 on Gary’s ‘Hybrid’ album on reworkings of his classic ‘Are Friends Electric’ and ‘This Wreckage’ and have known each other for years but never performed live together. He was a big influence on me when I first started playing guitar so really looking forward to it”…. Numan’s new album ‘Splinter’ released Oct’13.

More info at numan.co.uk and official Facebook page [here]

GARY NUMAN – WEST COAST USA SUMMER 2013:
Wed/Aug-28 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
Thu/Aug-29 Eugene, OR – WOW Hall
Fri/Aug-30 Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound club
Sat/Aug-31 Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot festival
Sun/Sep-01 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
Tue/Sep-03 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
Wed/Sep-04 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory (feat. Robin Finck of NINE INCH NAILS on guest guitar)

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PLUS MISSION MGT REMIX:

Mark also found time to remix his old band THE MISSION for their new album released in October – download the MGT remix of ‘The Brightest Light comes from the Darkest Place’ [HERE}