Olivia Rodrigo is a way bigger punk than we thought. In her Rolling Stone cover story, the “vampire” singer credits Rage Against The Machine as one of her major songwriting influences on her sophomore record, GUTS. Her new record, which dropped last Friday, is chock-full of gritty guitars and witty spoken-word lyrics that cut like a knife alongside the songstress’ blunt wordplay. Rodrigo says that Rage Against The Machine is the major influence behind the opening track, “all-american bitch.” “I have been listening to so much Rage Against the Machine this year,” Rodrigo shares. “That’s my favorite band right now.… Read more »
We’re sorry, UK ragers: It doesn’t look like Rage Against The Machine has any plans to return to next year’s Reading & Leeds festival. Since postponing their 2022 slot, fans have been wondering if they will make it back to their beloved country anytime soon. With this year’s festival just ending and 2024 plans well underway, the possibility is slim to none. In an interview with NME, Melvin Benn of Festival Republic shares with fans that it is highly unlikely that the band will return to the festival anytime soon. “It’s not an agenda item at the moment, let’s put… Read more »
Tom Morello from Rage Against The Machine joins The Gunz Show to talk about his guitar influences, his favorite guitar riffs he’s ever written, memories with Chris Cornell, RATM stories as well as his political outlook and more. It’s a must listen! (Originally recorded in 2020)
Rage Against The Machine are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2023, and that is a very good reason to celebrate.
Sadly, it may be a moment before we receive any substantial news from the members of Rage Against The Machine in regard to their rescheduled European and North American tour dates. After vocalist Zach De la Rocha sustained a leg injury in Chicago during the band’s US reunion tour in July, he persevered through the remainder of the tour performing while seated. Unfortunately, due to the severity of Zach De la Rocha’s Achilles tear, the band was forced to cancel their European show dates and their 2023 North American tour dates. Read more: Fiddler Records Founder Amy Fleisher Madden Announces… Read more »
— Today we talk about Lizzo’s new music video, Rage Against the Machine’s throwback performance, and Jeanette McCurdy’s new book. — Lizzo Drops “2 B Loved (Am I Ready)” Video Lizzo releases banger after banger and it doesn’t look like she’s slowing down anytime soon. The “About Damn Time” queen has given us a new music video for “2 B Loved (Am I Ready)”. The video seems to pick up where “Truth Hurts” left off. She starts off on the same set of the “Truth Hurts” music video, in a wedding gown and walking down the aisle. However, she takes… Read more »
Today we talk about a new college course on Harry Styles, The Chainsmokers going to space, and Rage Against the Machine’s latest message on social injustices. Harry Styles 101 Who’s ready to go back to school? You might be more inclined to start studying if you go to Texas State University. Professor Louie Dean Valencia is introducing a new class titled “Harry Styles and the Cult of Celebrity: Identity, the Internet and European Pop Culture.” The course will follow Styles’ career and will study how he grew into the phenomenon he is now and how topics like gender, sexuality, race,… Read more »
Today we talk about Rage Against the Machine’s return to tour, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson being sworn in, and Machine Gun Kelly giving a bloody performance. Rage Against the Machine Resumes Touring Earlier this year, Rage Against the Machine had to postpone multiple tour dates due to COVID. They have now released the tour dates to make up for the cities they couldn’t get to. All summer 2022 dates, which start July 7th in Wisconsin, will stay the same, but the rest will resume at the beginning of 2023. They will kick off in February in Mexico and will go… Read more »
Rage Against The Machine will reunite July 23rd for their first Los Angeles show in ten years, a benefit concert at the Hollywood Palladium with Conor Oberst.