August 28, 1968|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Occupation||Music video director, film director, music producer|
Dale Anthony Resteghini (born August 28, 1968), better known as Rage, is a music video director. He is also a film director and music producer. Rage has helmed hundreds of videos for well-known acts from the global superstars to the emerging acts to the niche branded and as alover of music he embraces all of them and sees each venture as a challenge and an experience. A visually prolific and explosively versatile director, his work ranges from hardcore, heavy metal, rock, punk to hip hop and rap and gangsta rap. Rage is the founder of Raging Nation with Kim Resteghini, his wife and partner.
Some of the biggest successful music videos Rage has helmed were for International anthems he has directed include "Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy" by Fall Out Boy, "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" by Soulja Boy, "We Fly High" by Jim Jones, This Is Why I'm Hot by Mims. More recent stylized videos include Diddy and Dirty Money's video for "Love Come Down", The Game and Keyshia Cole's "Game's Pain" and Momhombi and Akon's "Dirty Situation".
Dale Resteghini started as a model, an actor and a dancer in Boston and as young man had been arrested for various infractions with the law.
His debut was directing the film Colorz of Rage in 1999. He continued with a number of micro budgeted films including the top selling Da Hip Hop Witch, a 2000 unscripted spoof film of The Blair Witch Project featuring Eminem, Ja Rule, Pras, Vanilla Ice, Rah Digga and Mobb Deep. In 2002 he directed Urban Massacre where well-established and rising hip hop artists make for an all-star cast in a horror/comedy featuring Ill One, Krumbsnatcha, Dia, Ivory, Remedy, Baby Sham, Guru (Gang Starr).
Resteghini is currently represented for music videos and commercials around the world by several international reps.
For his feature film work Resteghini is represented by the world famous ICM (International Creative Management) and IMPRINT ENTERTAINMENT (a 'Twilight' film franchise Producer) and at present Resteghini is in negotiations for several big budgeted action adventure films.
Selective music videography
He started filming videos in 2003 and is considered one of the hardest working directors with nearly 400 music videos to his credit. He is also the only director in the history of music videos to have directed over 100 Hip Hop videos and over 100 Rock videos. He has clients in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Paris and Jamaica and others. He has worked with a big number of artists including:
- Ace Hood featuring Trey Songz, Rick Ross and Juelz Santana - "Ride or Die (Remix)"
- Adelitas Way - "Invincible"
- Agnostic Front featuring Jamey Jasta - "Peace"
- Alexandra Burke featuring Pitbull - "All Night Long"
- Alter Bridge - "Rise Today"
- All That Remains - "This Calling"
- All That Remains - "This Darkened Heart"
- Anthrax - "Deathrider"
- Birdman featuring Lil Wayne - "I Run This"
- Brutha - "Can't Get Enough"
- Brutha - "One Day on This Earth"
- Brutha - "She's Gone"
- Busta Rhymes - "Arab Money"
- Busta Rhymes - "Don't Touch Me (Throw da Water on 'Em)"
- C-Note - "Forgive Me" (also in Spanish "Lo Siento")
- Cam'ron - "Get'em Daddy (Remix)"
- Cam'ron - "Touch It or Not"
- Children of Bodom - "Was It Worth It?"
- Clipse - "Fast Life"
- Craig David - "One More Lie (Standing in the Shadows)"
- Crowbar - "The Cemetery Angels"
- Day26 featuring Diddy and Yung Joc - "Imma Put It on Her"
- Diddy - "Dirty Money"
- The Dillinger Escape Plan - "Setting Fire to Sleeping Giants"
- DJ Drama with Akon, Snoop Dogg and T.I. - "Day Dreaming"
- DJ Drama featuring Nelly, T.I., Diddy, Yung Joc, Willie the Kid, Young Jeezy and Twista - "5000 Ones"
- DJ Felli Fel featuring Lil Jon, Ludacris, Diddy and Akon - "Get Buck in Here"
- Dope - "Addiction"
- Dope - "6-6-Sick"
- Dry Kill Logic - "Paper Tiger"
- Escape the Fate - "Just a Memory"
- Escape the Fate - "Alive"
- Fall Out Boy - "Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy"
- Flo Rida - "Turn Around (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)"
- The Game featuring Keyshia Cole - "Game's Pain"
- Guns N' Roses - "Better" (Unreleased)
- Hatebreed - "In Ashes They Shall Reap"
- Hatebreed - "Defeatist"
- Hatebreed - "Perseverance"
- Hatebreed - "This Is Now"
- Hatebreed - "Live for This"
- Hatebreed - "To the Threshold"
- Hawthorne Heights - "Pens and Needles"
- Hed PE - "Represent"
- Hed PE - "Get Ready"
- Hurricane Chris - "The Hand Clap"
- Ice Cube - "Do Ya Thang"
- Ill Niño - "What You Deserve"
- Ja Rule featuring Lil Wayne - "Uh-Ohhh!"
- Ja-bar - "Daze"
- Jedward featuring Vanilla Ice - "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)"
- Jim Jones - "We Fly High / Reppin' Time"
- Jim Jones featuring Diddy, T.I., Juelz Santana, Young Dro and Birdman - "We Fly High (Remix)"
- Jim Jones - "Emotionless"
- Jim Jones - "Love Me No More"
- Kottonmouth Kings - "Peace of Mind"
- Kottonmouth Kings - "Everybody Move"
- Kottonmouth Kings featuring Cypress Hill - "Put It Down"
- Lemar - "The Way Love Goes"
- Love Is Red - “Close My Eyes”
- Lumidee - "Crazy"
- Madball - "Heavenhell"
- Mayday Parade - "The Silence"
- Method Man & Redman - "Miss International"
- Mims - "This Is Why I'm Hot"
- Mims - "Like This"
- Misery Signals - "The Year Summer Ended in June"
- Mohombi featuring Akon - "Dirty Situation"
- Most Precious Blood - "The Great Red Shift"
- Mudvayne - "Determined"
- N-Dubz - "I Need You"
- N-Dubz - "Girls"
- N-Dubz featuring Mr Hudson - "Playing with Fire"
- Nonpoint - "Miracle"
- NORA - "I Should Have Sent Flowers"
- Juelz Santana - "Clockwork"
- Juelz Santana featuring Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy - "Make It Work for You"
- O.T. Genasis - "CoCo"
- Project Pat featuring Three 6 Mafia - "Don't Call Me No Mo"
- Redman - "Put It Down"
- Riff Raff featuring G-Eazy and J-Doe - "Mercedez"
- Ron Browz and Jim Jones featuring Juelz Santana - "Pop Champagne"
- RZA - "U Can't Stop Me Now"
- Sahyba - "Marco Polo"
- Shadows Fall - "The Power of I and I"
- Sizzla - "Ultimate Hustler / Just One of Those Days"
- Sizzla - "Cost of Living"
- Sevendust - "Falcons on Top"
- Soulidium - "Drama"
- Soulja Boy - "Crank That (Soulja Boy)"
- Soulja Boy - "Kiss Me thru the Phone"
- Soulja Boy - "Yahhh!"
- Soulja Boy - "Pretty Boy Swag"
- Soulja Boy - "2 Milli"
- Soulja Boy - "Big Soulja"
- Soulja Boy - "Donk"
- Soulja Boy - "All Black Everything"
- Soulja Boy featuring I-15 - "Soulja Girl"
- Straight Line Stitch - "Black Veil"
- Straight Line Stitch - "What You Do to Me"
- Straight Line Stitch - "Remission"
- Straight Line Stitch featuring Jamey Jasta - "Taste of Ashes"
- Sworn Enemy - "As Real as It Gets"
- Sworn Enemy - "Scared of the Unknown"
- The Distance - "Inspired by You"
- The Distance - "And If"
- Three 6 Mafia - "Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body)"
- Trivium - "Like Light to the Flies"
- Trivium - "Pull Harder on the Strings of Your Martyr"
- Trivium - "Dying in Your Arms"
- Trivium - "Entrance to Conflagration"
- Twelve Tribes - "Venus Complex"
- Tyga - "Coconut Juice"
- Unearth - "The Great Dividers"
- Unwritten Law - "Starships and Apocalypse"
- Unk - "2 Step"
- Unk - "Hit the Dance Floor"
- Unk - "Show Out"
- V.I.C. - "Wobble"
- V.I.C. featuring Soulja Boy - "Get Silly"
- The Vincent Black Shadow - "Fears in the Water"
- Yo Gotti - "That's What's Up"
- Yo Gotti - "Look in the Mirror"
- Yo Gotti featuring Gucci Mane, Trina and Nicki Minaj - "5 Star"
- Yung Berg - "Sexy Lady"
- Yung Berg - "The Business"
- Yung Berg featuring Rich Boy and Jim Jones - "Sexy Lady (Remix)"
- Yung Joc - "Yeah Boy"
- .. and many more.
Rage has established a range of companies around "Raging Nation" concept including:
- Raging Nation Films (in New York, Hollywood, where he is President, Director, Producer, Writer)
- Raging Nation Records (in New York, where he is President, Executive Producer, A&R)
- Raging Nation Management (in New York, where he is President, Manager, Talent Scout
- 1999: Colorz of Rage
- 2000: Da Hip Hop Witch
- 2002: Urban Massacre
- 2004: Fear Factory: All Tapped Out (Video)
- 2005: Anthrax: Alive 2 - The DVD (Video)
- 2005: Taste of Chaos (Video)
- 2006: The System Within
- 2010: Guns N' Roses - Forever Together (South American Tour 2010 Documentary)
- 2011: juice