Tag Archives: Rage Against the Machine

Maynard James Keenan talks military service’s application to music

Posted by on October 6, 2016

Ok, so we get it: there won’t be a Tool album coming for a while yet. Or hey, who knows, it could come out tomorrow. Regardless, it’s in the oven and we’ll eventually have a hot, steaming helping of Tool that the band’s been slaving over in a hot studio for ten years now. In the time […]

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Korn covers Faith No More, Devin Townsend covers Accept on Metal Hammer CD

Posted by on September 9, 2016

UK metal rag Metal Hammer is turning 30 years old, and to commemorate, they’ve enlisted 15 artists to cover songs from those 30 years. Among them are Korn covering Faith No More’s “We Care a Lot,” Asking Alexandria doing Slipknot’s “Duality,” Devin Townsend covering Accept’s classic “Fast As a Shark” along with help from Accept’s Wolf […]

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Zack de la Rocha is back, still raging against machines with solo track

Posted by on September 8, 2016

  The biggest-selling rock/metal album of the past week is Prophets of Rage’s The Party’s Over, proving that there’s an appetite for Rage Against the Machine’s message. However, for all their technical proficiency, not to mention the more than capable skills of Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B Real, Prophets of Rage fall a […]

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Listen to Prophets of Rage cover Beastie Boys

Posted by on August 18, 2016

It’s hard to believe that three months ago, no one knew what Prophets of Rage was. At the end of May, the band consisting of Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford with Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B-Real announced that they were a thing. Since then, the band […]

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Prophets of Rage release new song, playing Republican National Convention today

Posted by on July 18, 2016

Given that they predicted that Donald Trump would be running for president way back in 1999, Rage Against the Machine have had their finger on the pulse of the political landscape for years now. And while that band might not be together any more, at least most of them have reunited (minus Zach de la Rocha) […]

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Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy Cypress Hill supergroup Prophets of Rage makes live debut

Posted by on June 1, 2016

Los Angeles is getting all the good secret shows lately. Specifically, the Whisky A Go Go. On April Fool’s Day, Guns N’ Roses chose to reunite there. Last night was the live debut of Prophets of Rage, which consists of core Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk along with […]

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Remember When: Tom Morello was in ‘Star Trek’ (both on TV and film)?

Posted by on May 24, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Apparently Rage Against The Machine are NOT teasing a reunion [UPDATE]

Posted by on May 18, 2016

This week, fans were directed a website, Prophetsofrage.com, through a mysterious street marketing campaign and tweets posted through Rage Against The Machine’s account. It led many to believe that the band had big plans for some sort of reunion, and that somehow Public Enemy were involved. Well, it looks like fans were simply wrong… A source who claims to […]

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What are Rage Against the Machine up to, and is Public Enemy involved too?

Posted by on May 18, 2016

  Well, after the Misfits and Guns N’ Roses, it’s pretty much fair game for any defunct band to decide that they can and should reunite. It’s been five years since Rage Against the Machine have played live together, and 17 years since their last album of original music (their covers album, Renegades, was released a year later […]

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‘Spin’ names their top 40 covers by nu-metal bands

Posted by on April 28, 2016

Back in the ’90s and early aughts, the nu-metal explosion found bands, some of which had no reasons being signed, thrust upon us in the wake of Korn, Deftones and Limp Bizkit’s success. Granted, some of those bands were great, and others not so much. What they all had in common was that one of […]

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