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26th March 2012

Fact: Veteran post-punk group Killing Joke are planning a two-day festival in New Zealand to mark the end of the world in December (12). Frontman Jaz Coleman insists world leaders would be "unwise" to "disregard so many prophecies" that suggest life as we know it will end on 21 and 22 December (12).

4th January 2011

Quote: "When I was a 20-year-old, I was nasty conniving little man. The criteria for the mothers of my children was that they had to live in different parts of the world and be stunningly beautiful... (and) they had to be incredibly rich. I can tell you this, everything panned out perfectly. I've got three gorgeous model-like daughters who went to university. The moral of the story is don't pick a poor wife - or an ugly one." Killing Joke star JAZ COLEMAN demanded high standards from his lovers.

10th October 2010

Fact: Deluxe editions of British rockers Killing Joke's new album ABSOLUTE DISSENT will feature a bonus CD full of tributes to the punk icons from the likes of Metallica, Helmet, Foo Fighters and Fear Factory. The second disc, titled Absolute Respect, will feature Metallica's rendition of The Wait and the Foo Fighters take on Requiem. The album, Killing Joke's 13th, will be released in November (10).

4th August 2009

Fact: Metallica, TOOL and the Foo Fighters are among the heavy rock acts contributing to a new Killing Joke tribute album.

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