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  • Prophets of Rage: The Ballot or the Bullet

    Prophets of Rage: The Ballot or the Bullet

    Prophets of Rage have released a new video called “The Ballot or the Bullet” that teases their upcoming album with a mashup of three unreleased tracks plus the new single “Heart Afire.” Taken from a Malcolm X speech about black voter rights, the video is a reminder of the importance of voting. “There are people... »

  • Prophets Of Rage, Featuring Tim Commerford, Releases Debut Album

    Prophets Of Rage, Featuring Tim Commerford, Releases Debut Album

    Last year, fans of heavy music that grooves were elated at the formation of Prophets of Rage. The rap-rock supergroup includes three members of Rage Against the Machine (guitarist Tom Morello, drummer Brad Wilks, and bassist Tim Commerford), two members of Public Enemy (DJ Lord and Chuck D), and one member of Cypress Hill (B-Real).... »

  • Prophets of Rage Announce Make America Rage Again Tour

    Prophets of Rage Announce Make America Rage Again Tour

    Guitarist Tom Morello, drummer Brad Wilk and bassist Tim Commerford of Rage Against the Machine fame have teamed up with Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B-Real to form Prophets of Rage. The politically themed band blends elements of each of the members’ respective groups. If you’re wondering what that sounds like, check this... »

  • Finsbury Park Rage Against the Machine Concert Available on DVD

    Finsbury Park Rage Against the Machine Concert Available on DVD

    A standout Rage Against the Machine concert, previously available only in a box set, has been released on DVD. Live at Finsbury Park documents the June 2010 show the band promised to perform in response to a couple’s successful campaign to make its 1992 hit “Killing in the Name” the 2009 No. 1 Christmas single... »

  • Tim Commerford Introduces New Power Trio

    Tim Commerford Introduces New Power Trio

    Rage Against the Machine’s Tim Commerford has introduced a new power trio called Wakrat. Filled out by drummer Mathias Wakrat and guitarist Laurent Grangeon, the punk and hardcore-influenced band is working on a debut album that is described as rooted in the Minutemen, Bad Brains, and Fugazi. The music is dark and very personal to... »

  • Rage Against The Machine: Bulls On Parade, Live

    Rage Against The Machine: Bulls On Parade, Live

    Rage Against the Machine came together in 2010 to perform a special free concert at London’s Finsbury Park, and it was a night to remember. Luckily, the band is releasing the entire performance in an upcoming DVD, aptly named Live at Finsbury Park. Here’s a killer version of “Bulls on Parade” taken from the event.... »

  • Future User: Mountain Lion

    Future User: Mountain Lion

    Former Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave bassist Tim Commerford is back with his own band called Future User. The band’s electronic sound may be a departure from the bassist’s former bands, but his massive sound is still the musical centerpiece. Commerford, who also handles vocals, hasn’t lost his political edge, either. The song “Mountain... »

  • Rage Against the Machine: “Killing in the Name” Isolated Bass

    Rage Against the Machine: “Killing in the Name” Isolated Bass

    I’m not as familiar with the music of Rage Against the Machine as many of you probably are. So for today’s isolated bass, I consulted with NT’s Managing Editor Kevin Johnson – our resident expert in everything I’m not an expert in. Kevin said RATM is known for their big groove and it’s neat to... »

  • Rage Against the Machine: Killing in the Name, Live at Rock am Ring

    Rage Against the Machine: Killing in the Name, Live at Rock am Ring

    Tim Commerford’s raw power groove propels Rage Against the Machine in this performance of “Killing in the Name,” live at the Rock am Ring Festival in 2000. »

  • Rage Against The Machine Release 20th Anniversary Edition of Debut Album

    Rage Against The Machine Release 20th Anniversary Edition of Debut Album

    Rage Against the Machine are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first album with Rage Against the Machine – XX, an expanded reissue of the landmark effort that launched the band into the spotlight with tracks like “Killing in the Name,” “Wake Up,” and “Bombtrack.” In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, guitarist Tom Morello... »