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Updates and News
New Site layout while the old one gets modified and made into an alternate view for those who enjoy randomness.
More things to come so check around!

Sorry bout the Idleness folks! I do have a Large Update being finished for the site so all the missing new updates will be posted soon. however its time to announce the winners of the Bunker AD contests! It was a hard choice and there were some good entries, but only three could win, so the winners are The Grandprize winner of their choice of a Free online Fort Minor Militia account, and i decided to give them the choice of being able to get a free renewal or if they dont want the account, they could also have a copy of the special edition The Rising Tied. That winner is Chad D'cruze
Their entry was the best of the best!

The runner ups for the contest who will receive a copy of The Rising Tied, the winners are Will S and Amanda C! Their entries will be posted soon!

Hey There Bunker viewers! Its almost the new year so to kick things off, the Bunker will have its first contest. Its open to all people every where so dont feel discouraged about joining in. What's the contest? Well, its simple. The Bunker wants to you make an AD. The ad must include the following:

Must be Fort Minor related Pictures included(4 min)

Can be digital(website ad) or magazine like (winners are from each category type)

Promotes major Fort Minor sites(,,,

Promotes the Bunker as well( come on! Its having the contest!)
Sent in as a Jpeg, BMP, or photoshop file.

Scanned for viruses(yes viruses can attach itself, but we dont want those)

Creativeness, no premade ad builders. Submissions should be everyones own work.

Now on to prizes. 1 grand prize winner will get a free online Fort Minor Militia account. 2 runner ups will receive a copy of the special edition version of "The Rising Tied". Winners will be announced January 14th.

The Contest ends January 8th, 11:59pm eastern standard time. NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED!
Remember to have fun :) submit all entries to Contest Entry

Fort Minor will be taping Jimmy Kimmel
on Thursday, Dec. 8th at 7:15pm, in Hollywood,
CA. Note that the Fort Minor performance taping is outdoors
and is separate from the regular show taping. Register
for the Fort Minor taping by Clicking Here
and follow the simple registration rules. Attendance
to this event is by invitation only.

You must be at least 16 years old.
You must be available from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
You must have a valid photo ID.
Please do not wear white, light blue, biege or logos, as they don't come across well on camera.
Please do not bring large handbags or knapsacks.
No cameras or recording devices.

Fort Minor's performance on Jimmy Kimmel LiveM
airs on Friday, Dec. 9th at 12:05am (11:05 CT).

Fort Minor ringtones for "Petrified" and
"Remember The Name" are available at the Ringtone Store.
You can also text the keywords "Fort Minor",
"FortMinor", or "FtMinor" to 73804 to get your Fort Minor
ringtones on your cell phone. The "Believe Me" ringtone
will be available soon so check back later.

Ringtones for "Dirt Off Your Shoulder/Lying From You",
"Izzo/In The End", and "Numb/Encore", from Linkin Park
and Jay-Z's Collision Course, are also available
at the Ringtone Store.

Mike Shinoda on MTV2's T-Minus Rock
Mike Shinoda is co-hosting MTV2's T-Minus Rock,
Monday through Friday of this entire week! T-Minus Rock airs Monday through Friday from 11am to 12pm.
Check your listings for local airtimes.

Faulty Limited Special Edition CDs in Australia
Attention Fort Minor fans who purchased the
Limited Special Edition version of The Rising Tied in Australia:
Select Limited Special Edition CDs purchased
in Australia may have been manufactured with the regular edition CD
(missing the 3 bonus tracks) due to an error at the manufacturing plant.
are in ALL STORES NOW. If you find you are one of the people
who purchased a faulty Limited Special Edition version of The
Rising Tied in Australia, simply go back to your original
store of purchase with your record and receipt, and it will
be exchanged immediately. Fort Minor, Warner Brothers and Machine
Shop deeply apologize for this inconvenience.

If you have any problems doing this, please post
the store name and location in the Fort Minor Forums in
The Rising Tied forum under the sticky thread titled
"Faulty Special Limited Edition CDs in Australia" so the problem can be resolved.

The final clip from the Limited Special Edition DVD of
The Rising Tied is live NOW on the Fort Minor Media Player
. This last clip gives you a glimpse into the Petrified video shoot
. Check back to the player for past clips of Mike in the studio and how he
got started on Fort Minor, his collaborations with Styles
of Beyond and Jay-Z, and the art that Mike himself created
for the project. To watch the entire DVD, purchase your own Limited Special Edition
of The Rising Tied, which includes the DVD, 3 bonus songs, and
additional art elements

The wait is over! The Rising Tied, Mike Shinoda's album
from his side project Fort Minor, IS IN STORES EVERYWHERE TODAY!
There are two editions of this album, the Standard Edition and the
Limited Special Edition. The Limited Special Edition features 3 bonus
audio tracks, a DVD, as well as special packaging and exclusive additional art.

Pick up your copy of the album for $9.99 Standard Edition
and $16.99 Limited Special Edition at Best Buy. Best Buy is also offering
the Fort Minor Militia Fan Pack as an exclusive for $14.99. Target
will be selling the Standard Edition of The
Rising Tied for $11.98.

*Prices and availability is subject to change. Check your
local retailer for pricing updates and availability
of the Limited Special Edition.

Come see FORT MINOR perform on Last Call with
Carson Daly Wednesday, Dec. 7th at 5:00pm. If you are interested
in being a part of the studio audience taped in Burbank, CA,
click here. Then follow the simple registration directions.

Remember, BE QUICK, because space is extremely limited

Fort Minor on Fuse
Watch Fort Minor on 7th Avenue Drop
, starting on Thursday, Nov. 24 at 5:30pm EST, at these times:

Sneak: 11/24 at 5:30pm EST
Premiere: 11/24 at 9:30pm EST
Repeats: 11/25 at 1am, 5pm
11/26 at 4pm
11/27 at 12:00am, 4:30am
11/27 at 10:30pm
11/30 at 2pm

Fort Minor will also be on Addicted to DVD on FUSE at these times:

11/25 at 5pm
11/26 at 1:30am
11/27 at 5:30pm
11/28 at 1am
12/1 at 2pm

Check your listings for local airtimes.

~11/21/05~ out the release week Eric Bobo of Cypress Hill.
Bobo will be taking time out of his schedule to chat directly
with you the fans about his collabos on Fort Minor and the mixtape.
Take a listen to Bobo's percussion mastery on "Believe Me",
available for streaming now along with all The Rising Tied
tracks on Apathy will also be chatting with
fans on today. The following times are the
scheduled chats: Bobo: Monday November 21, 2005 4PM PST
( Apathy: Monday November 21, 2005
3PM PST ( Click on REGIMENT for the link
to enter the FM.Militia chat. To register for the
boards and chats FM FORUMS
, click on REGISTER, and follow the instructions to create
a username and password. Or you can go toFM.COM
, click on BOARDS, then click on REGISTER, and follow the instructions
. Once you've created your username and password you can chat
live with Fort Minor artists.

~11/18/05~ Article
Check out the recent interview Mike Shinoda did
with, where Mike discusses his hip-hop record, Fort Minor's
The Rising Tied, as well as collaborations with Jay-Z
and projects with Linkin Park. Read the article here

Clip 5 Released on the Fort Minor Media Player
Clip 5 lets you see a different side of Mike other than
recording and making music. Mike explains how his original
sketches developed into "The Rising Tied" album art. Also
see his sketches from "Meteora" and "Reanimation". Check out
Fort Minor Media Player now to see Clip 5.

Chats with Black Thought and Mike Shinoda
After some great chats already with some of the guest artists
on Fort Minor, we're rounding out the week with Black Thought
of the Roots and Mike Shinoda. Both will be chatting live with
you the fans in the chatroom. Black Thought of
the legendary Roots crew will be taking time out of his busy
schedule to chat directly with you the fans about his collabo
with Fort Minor and his music. Take a listen to him and see
what he?s all about on MTV's The Leak where you can hear the
track he's featured on, "Right Now," as well as the rest of
the The Rising Tied album in its entirety.

And of course you all know Mike Shinoda. He will be jumping
into the chatroom to take questions from you
guys. He?ll be chatting with you while on the road, but has
made sure to set aside time just to talk to you about the record.

The following times are the scheduled chats:

Black Thought of the Roots: Friday November 18, 2005 3PM PST
Mike Shinoda: Sunday November 20, 2005 10AM PST

To register for the boards and chatsCLICK HERE,
click on REGISTER, and follow the instructions to create
a username and password. Or you can go
, click on BOARDS, then click on REGISTER, and follow the
instructions. Once you"ve created your username and password
you can chat live with Fort Minor artists.

Paris Show Cancelled Unfortunately, the Fort Minor show on Nov. 18th at
the Elysee Montmartre in Paris, France has been cancelled.
Please contact your local ticket outlet for further details.

30 SEC Samples of "The Rising Tied" CD.
her greatness, Yak sent me a link to a site that has 30 sec samples of the album, click Here. Enjoy :)

Fort Minor on THE LEAK
Fort Minor's "The Rising Tied" album will
be up on MTV's The Leak starting tomorrow,
Nov. 15 where you will be able to listen
to all the album tracks for the
next 7 days before The Rising Tied
drops Tuesday 11/22. Look out for Fort
Minor promos for The Leak whenever
you see the "Petrified" video on MTV
and MTV2. MTV is checking out
how many times fans listen to the
tracks, so spread the word and,
listen to the album as many times
as you want - the more you listen,
the more that we show MTV how
excited we are for the Fort Minor
album to come out!

Chat with Holly Brook
Holly Brook will be chatting with the fans
TODAY at 4pm PST. Holly is a Machine Shop Recordings artist and collaborates
with Mike Shinoda on the song "Where'd You Go" from the upcoming
The Rising Tied. Visit a href="">Holly's Offical Site for more about Holly
and have your questions ready for her at 4pm PST
today. To log into the chat, click CHAT on the navigation and login with
your messageboard username and password.
To register for a messageboard username,
visit BOARD first and click register.

THE FORT MINOR SHOW FOR PARIS IS CANCELLED!! Make sure you look into what needs to be done for your tickets.

Tickets for the London and Germany show are now on sale!

Clip #3 Released - Intro to Styles of Beyond
By natalie Clip #3 from the exclusive Fort Minor DVD
footage is now up on the Fort Minor Media Player.
On this clip, Mike introduces Ryu, Tak, and Cheapshot
from Styles of Beyond. While you're
there, check out previously released clips
and Fort Minor videos.


"The Rising Tied" will be on MTVs the Leak on Nov 15. so make sure you see that!

Chat announcements!
Chats Announced: (All times are PST)

EXCLUSIVE FMM CHATS:(Militia Members only)
11-Nov 4PM Holly brook
21-Nov 4PM Eric Bobo

8-Nov 4PM Brad
9-Nov 5PM SOB
11-Nov 3PM Kenna
14-Nov 4PM Holly Brook
16-Nov 4PM Celph-Titled
18-Nov 3PM Black Thought
21-Nov 3PM Apathy

Clip #2 Released from Special Edition DVD
By rea The Fort Minor Media Player has released
Clip #2 from the DVD of exclusive
footage of Fort Minor, available only with the
special edition package of
The Rising Tied out on November 22. See
Mike Shinoda in the recording studio and hear how
he got started on the record. Watch Clips
#1 and #2 now on the Fort Minor Media Player.

By rea Thanks for your support last
week on TRL ? now we need to get
Fort Minor's "Petrified? BACK on the TRL
countdown and show
everyone what Mike?s project
is all about. Remember you can
vote as many times as you want. To
vote online
, go toMTV TRL, choose Fort Minor's "Petrified? and enter the required>
information to get "Petrified? on the countdown.
Call 1-800-DIALMTV (1-800-342-5688). To vote by artist
, press "1" and then enter
the first 3 letters of your artist's
first name. To vote by video, press "2" and then
enter the first 3 letters of the song
. The TRL Countdown airs every day at 5pm ET/PT,
4pm CT Keep voting and let's get
"Petrified? back on TRL.

Pre-order The Rising Tied at Tower Records
Now you can pre-order "The Rising Tied" at Tower Records
and your copy will be personally autographed
by Fort Minor! Offer good while supplies last.
*Offer Rules: You will receive one autographed
CD booklet with each CD purchased.
The autographed booklet will be shipped
to arrive with your CD order. Offer
ONLY applies to addresses within the
U.S. and Canada. No exceptions.*

Mike Shinoda - "Munny"
By rea Just recently Mike Shinoda took part
of an art event where he created a
one-of-a-kind customized "MUNNY." We
wanted to let you know about this so
you could get a chance to check out
some of Mike's art and for your chance
to bid on this amazing piece. All
profits from the sale of this item
and The MUNNY Show will be donated
to Feed The Children to benefit children
affected by Hurricane Katrina.
CLICK HERE to see "Sir Reginald."

Tonight is the Fort Minor concert in LA.

Fort Minor on MTV
Fort Minor will be a 10 Spot Drop artist all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8th for Spankin' New Music Week. Check into MTV on your television screens for Fort Minor promos that will be airing all that day.
Fort Minor's "Petrified" is #10 on the TRL countdown today. Thanks for your support thus far - keep sending in your votes to get Fort Minor to #1 on the TRL countdown! Go to, choose Fort Minor's "Petrified", and enter the required information to get "Petrified" on the countdown. Vote as many times as you can!
Call 1-800-DIALMTV (1-800-342-5688). To vote by artist, press "1" and then enter the first 3 letters of your artist's first name. To vote by video, press "2" and then enter the first 3 letters of the song. Remember phone votes are much more important and count more than online votes so keep calling.
The TRL Countdown airs every day at 5pm ET/PT, 4pm CT
Don't forget to also vote for Fort Minor on the TRL poll. Vote HERE on the bottom right of page
Get your cell phone ringing with the new "Petrified" and "Remember The Name" ringtones. These Fort Minor ringtones are available now by texting the words "Fort Minor" to 73804 on your cell phone.

Screenshots of the Remember the Name video are available in the Pics section. Enjoy. ;)

Fort Minor playing at the Myspace Anniversary Party. :)

Mike has done an interview with SOHH, Interview about things he likes in general
Also here are some other interview done and Check the Sake Bunker in the Supply Bunker for downloads of the mixtape, sample cd, and pukkelpop live.

The Mixtape is now available for download in the downloads section. enjoy :) thanks to Crewdy for the sample info and downloads.

The highly anticapated Mixed Tape is out. Got to Rap Basement and download a copy or download it from Here,, or FM.CO.UK MUCH KUDOS TO THE MEMBERS OF FMMB, AND FMMMB for posting links

Preordering for "The Rising Tied has begun!!! click Fort Minor Preorder to purchase it now!! The Fort Minor Militia is OPEN, GO JOIN!!!!! Those who purchased the membership VIA with the preorder of the album, will get a code send to them VIA email, make sure that it doesnt send emails to the junk folder.

Preorder for "The Rising Tied" will began on OCT 24th. There are 4 different preorder plans to take notice. Also, the Fort Minor Militia site will be up and running on the 24th as well. The four preorder plans goes as followed:

*"The Rising Tied" enhanced CD with Album Art T-shirt
* "The Rising Tied" Limited Edition CD+DVD with Album Art T-shirt
* "The Rising Tied" enhanced CD with Album Art T-shirt + Fort Minor Militia Membership Package
* "The Rising Tied" Limited Edition CD+DVD with Album Art T-shirt + Fort Minor Militia Membership Package

The Militia will consist of a members only access to the site, Stickers, FM marker pen, a letter from Mike, DVD of the videos, and chances to meet and greets with Fort Minor. So be sure to stay tuned and be ready! *NOTE* It is wise to preorder by NOV 15 for arrival time to be on time.

FORT MINOR OFFICIAL SITE has launched the new layout. Also be on the look out for the Fort Minor Militia, as it will be launching soon also. Dont forget to preorder your copy of "The Rising Tied".

Petrified on FUSE's Oven Fresh
  Fort Minor's "Petrified" video is up for battle on Fuse's "Oven Fresh" starting today. Go vote to make sure "Petrified" is #1 and so that it stays on Fuses play list. Voting lasts til Friday.
Visit Oven Fresh Link to vote or go to,and scroll down to the TV Shows, go to Oven Fresh, and click on Fort Minor's "Petrified" video. You must register for a username and password to vote for it. Once you've registered, vote "KEEP IT" for "Petrified"! Pass the word along to friends and other message boards. Put link in different places to get more voters.
Remember, "The Rising Tied" releases November 22nd. Mark it down on the calendars.

European Fort Minor Fans, Two new shows have been annouced!
Nov. 14, 2005
London, England, UK
@ Mean Fiddler
Sway will be opening for Fort Minor

Nov. 16, 2005
Hamburg, Germany
@ Docks

Tickets go on sale starting 10/11/05 for these Europe shows at all available outlets.
The Militia is starting soon, will you be ready? Stay tuned for more info.

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