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Rage Against the Machine

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Rage Against the Machine: A Pair of Rant 'n' Rollers

Profile and Interview by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 14 November 1992

Zack de la Rocha, who grew up in Irvine, and Tom Morello take Rage to the Coach House on Sunday. ...

Rage Against The Machine: Rage Against The Machine (Epic/All formats)

Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 6 February 1993

THE RAP-rock crossover is a long-cherished ideal that has invariably tarnished the credentials of its various practitioners and collaborators. Just as Run DMC were consigned ...

Rage Against The Machine: Livid In The Material World

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 13 February 1993

From Comershop to Consolidated, politics is most emphatically back on the pop agenda. And throwing up the high-wire act between semtex and spandex to beat ...

Cross: Rage Against The Machine: Élysée Montmartre, Paris

Live Review by Stuart Maconie, Q, November 1993

Grrrr! It's Rage Against The Machine. ...

Rage Against The Machine, Cypress Hill, Beastie Boys: Los Angeles Velodrome, CA

Live Review by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 28 May 1994


Rage Against the Machine: Marx Out Of Tension

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 18 June 1994

All festival trails lead to Glastonbury. At least they do for RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, stall angry, still shouty and still not talking about their ...

Rage Against the Machine: Red, Hot and Bothered

Report and Interview by RJ Smith, Spin, October 1996

Rage Against the Machine have scorched America with their Molotov cocktail or hip-hop, hardcore, and extreme politics. But are they too rad for Russia? RJ Smith ...

Hello, Hello...It's Good To Be Back: Rage Against the Machine

Report and Interview by Ben Myers, Kerrang!, 16 October 1999

Humourless revolutionaries. Po-faced militants. Volatile insurrectionists permanently on the verge of splitting. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE have been called all of these and more. Which ...

The New Machine Age: Rage Against The Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles (Epic)

Review by RJ Smith, Spin, December 1999

Kicking and screaming, Rage Against The Machine drag their contradictions into the light. By RJ Smith. ...

Band Of The Year: Rage Against The Machine

Interview by Eric Weisbard, Spin, January 2000

The funk was deep. The rock was heavy. The politics were thick. Rage against the machine unleashed a rock-rap masterwork and a series of incendiary ...

Machine Talk: The Tumultous Career of Rage Against The Machine

Profile by Joel McIver, Record Collector, April 2000

NO BAND HAS stuck to a purely political agenda as closely as California's Rage Against The Machine, formed in 1991. ...

Zac De La Rocha: "Every song I've ever written is a love song!"

Report by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 11 November 2000

…but now that Zack De La Rocha has penned his last for legendary polemic rockers Rage Against The Machine, will anyone fill the hole in ...

Rage Against the Machine

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Tim Commerford, b. Irvine, California, USA; Tom Morello, b. 30 May 1964, New York; Zach de la Rocha, b. 1967, Irvine, California; Brad Wilk, b. ...

Rage Against the Machine: Finsbury Park, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 7 June 2010

LAST CHRISTMAS a Facebook campaign powered Californian rap-metal veterans Rage Against the Machine to the top of the singles chart, pipping The X Factor victor ...


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