Renewed Rage Against the Machine

0 Posted by - March 2, 2007 - Blog

Guerrilla radio stations take notice: Rage Against the Machine is officially back. Seven years after parting ways, the political rap-rock heavyweights first confirmed rumors of a reunion when they announced they would be performing at California's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Now they've confirmed a full blown (albeit short) tour, performing several dates alongside the reunited Wu-Tang Clan as part of the Rock the Bells festival.

Some censorship related trivia: In the days after 9/11, corporate culture vultures Clear Channel drafted list of “songs with questionable lyrics”, which were deemed unsuitable for airplay on Clear Channel's 1000+ radio stations. The 165 blacklisted songs included every recording by Rage Against the Machine. A true privilege, indeed.

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