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Korn's Jonathan Davis, Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath, and Stone Temple Pilots' Scott Weiland are expected to lend their voices to the upcoming solo debut of Limp Bizkit's DJ Lethal, due in the spring on Flip/Geffen.
Also planned for the album's star-studded guest roster are rappers Eminem, Method Man, Xzibit, and Dilated Peoples, as well as Staind singer Aaron Lewis and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, according to Eric Hunter, head of A&R at Geffen Records.
"Some of the tracks will gear themselves more toward a hip-hop flavor and some will be more rock-oriented," Hunter said on Thursday. "Obviously what ties it all together will be Lethal and his unique beats and music."
The vocals for the album haven't been recorded, but DJ Lethal has been working on the music sporadically during the past year, in between touring with Limp Bizkit and recording the band's new album, "Chocolate
Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water," due this fall.
"With Limp Bizkit, [Lethal] is often the final element, working his magic over somewhat finished material," Hunter said. "On this album, he is able to create entirely his own material, with the guest artists adding their additional flavor."
DJ Lethal (born Leor DiMant), 30, first made his beats heard in the Los Angeles hip-hop group House Of Pain, which also featured Everlast. Lethal met Limp Bizkit when the group opened for one of House Of Pain's final shows in 1996, and he joined the band's lineup shortly thereafter.