Tag Archives: Rage Against the Machine

Depeche Mode singer talks Tool, Metallica; Failure cover “Enjoy the Silence”

Posted by on October 12, 2015

While Depeche Mode’s moody electronic music occupies a place alongside other ’80s and ’90s alt-rock alongside The Cure and The Smiths, the band have amassed quite a sizable metal following as well. Rammstein and Deftones are among the bands that have covered them. Failure, who’d covered “Enjoy the Silence” on a 1998 Depeche Mode tribute […]

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Rage Against the Machine bassist thinks ISIS, moon landing faked

Posted by on October 4, 2015

We have nothing bad to say about Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave bassist Tim Commerford’s music. He’s a solid bassist that, as half of Rage’s rhythm section, is responsible for some of the best grooves of the early ’90s. However, once he opens his mouth, it’s hard to take him seriously. We’ll give him […]

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Tim Commerford apologizes for inspiring Limp Bizkit

Posted by on September 29, 2015

Rage Against the Machine called it quits in 2000, but they still managed to inspire Fred Durst and the notorious Limp Bizkit. Durst said it was the song “Killing in the Name” that hooked him, and for that reason former Rage Against the Machine bass player Tim Commerford said he feels bad about those unfortunate turn of events. Said Commerford in an […]

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Rage Against the Machine called Trump’s Presidential run in 1999

Posted by on September 17, 2015

Back in 1999, Rage Against the Machine were riding high. The band’s third and final album of original material, The Battle of Los Angeles, debuted at #1, and in November, they released a video for that album’s “Sleep Now in the Fire.” Directed by Michael Moore, the video famously shut down the New York Stock […]

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Rage Against the Machine cut the bull with another track from live DVD

Posted by on September 16, 2015

When a band doesn’t have any plans to release any new music in the near future, the best option would be to release old stuff in the form of re-issues, compilations or live videos. Last month, Rage Against the Machine announced the release of the latter in the form of a DVD,  and they want […]

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Live Rage Against The Machine coming October 16th

Posted by on August 17, 2015

Last time we mentioned Rage Against the Machine, it wasn’t actually them, but a little kid killing it on Guitar Hero to “Bulls On Parade.”  Now you can see Tom Morello and company kill it on their live DVD, Live At Finsbury Park.  The DVD, Blu-Ray and digital formats will be released by Eagle Rock Entertainment […]

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Tom Morello to start work on a new record

Posted by on June 24, 2015

After two years of working and touring with Bruce Springsteen (including three hour performances with “The Boss”), former Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello says he’s ready to start work on his next project. Said Morello on his plans after working with Springsteen for so long: “Now I’m making a big, solo rock record. A big […]

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Angry music scientifically proven to make you happy

Posted by on June 22, 2015

I think it’s pretty safe to assume that, as a reader here on this page, your music tastes are skewed towards the more aggressive side of the spectrum. “Extreme” is one of the founding principals and driving forces behind the genre, and it just may have been scientifically proven that “angry” music can make you […]

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Ozzy Osbourne playing with two big guitarists

Posted by on June 19, 2015

Maybe Ozzy Osbourne is touring this fall after all? On Halloween night he’ll be headlining the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience in New Orleans, LA, and he’ll have a pretty solid band behind him. Joining Ozzy for the Saturday night gig will be Black Sabbath bandmate and bassist Geezer Butler. Then, throw in a pair of legendary guitarists in Tom Morello […]

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Guitar Hero Live to feature exclusive Avenged Sevenfold tracks, more songs listed

Posted by on June 18, 2015

Initially, when Guitar Hero announced its track listing for their franchise reboot Guitar Hero Live, people weren’t too happy. We contributed to the general disdain of disappointed metal fans everywhere (but mostly on Facebook) when we revealed that the tracks on this particular roster would include an interesting array of songs from Ed Sheeran to even […]

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