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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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Is Donald Trump a “frat house rapist?” Tom Morello thinks so

Posted by on June 22, 2016

When Prophets of Rage started teasing that there might be new music coming from Rage Against the Machine in 2016, many people were excited, not just because of the possibility of seeing RATM again, but also because one of the most political rock bands since the ’60s was potentially re-emerging during an election season that they […]

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Metal Insider en Español: Resumen semanal 6/17

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest headlines – In Spanish. Cada semana, muchos hechos y acontecimientos suceden en el mundo del rock y metal los cuales reportamos diariamente y queremos dar un resumen de lo que paso a nuestros lectores de habla Española. Estas son las noticias que mas resonaron esta semana: Despues del […]

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Rock and metal community reacts to Orlando shooting

Posted by on June 13, 2016

Over the weekend, the worst mass shooting in modern US history took place in Orlando, FL when a gunman killed 49 people at a night club. This act of terror brings back the terrifying incident that took place in Paris this past November, when terrorists stormed Le Bataclan during an Eagles of Death Metal show. Given such a […]

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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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Ozzy working on a “really special” new album

Posted by on August 31, 2015

What’s Ozzy Osbourne up to these days? Well, we’re not sure what’s happening with Black Sabbath yet, but he has stated that after the next Black Sabbath album, there will be an Ozzy Osbourne solo album, his first since 2010’s Scream. That’s a long ways away, and there’s no real timeline. It was back in April […]

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Bassist Chris Squire of Yes passes away

Posted by on June 29, 2015

After a short battle with Acute Erythroid Leukemia which was diagnosed in May, founding Yes bassist Chris Squire passed away this weekend at the age of 67. Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler called Squire, “one of the great bass players,” and guitarists Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine, and Tom Morello both offered their condolences via Twitter. A statement on the official Yes […]

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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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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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Tom Morello starts his own label

Posted by on June 5, 2015

Everyone’s favorite political activist and guitar hero, Tom Morello, is known for his multiple endeavors aside from his social justice movement, like having his own comic book series or undressing for the ladies to earn money back in the days. His latest venture is launching his own label, as he discussed with EW in this interview: […]

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