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Cowell Fuming Over Rage Campaign

SIMON COWELL has slammed the "spiteful" campaign to make RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE the U.K. Christmas chart number one, insisting the anti-X FACTOR drive by "music snobs" is "getting out of hand."Rock fans in Britain...

Rocha's Swearing Causes Rage

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE frontman ZACK DE LA ROCHA turned the airwaves blue on British radio on Thursday (17Dec09), performing an unedited curse-laden version of their controversial hit KILLING IN THE NAME.The band was invited...

Morello Delighted With Britain's Rage Chart Campaign

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO is delighted with the ongoing campaign to make the band Britain's Christmas chart number one, calling the drive "a little dose of anarchy for the holidays."The rockers' 1992...

Rage Against The Machine Charge The U.k. Christmas Charts

Political rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE could find themselves at the top of the U.K. pop charts at Christmas (09) thanks to a campaign to keep TV talent show winners from dominating the end-of-year countdown.The...

Morello & Chuck D Take Aim At The U.s. Army Over Animal Torture

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO and rap icon CHUCK D are fronting a new PETA campaign to expose U.S. Army field trauma exercises which include the shooting, burning and poisoning of monkeys and...

Rockers Crank Up Guantanamo Bay Campaign

Artists including PEARL JAM, R.E.M. and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE have formed a coalition to support U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.The National Campaign to Close Guantanamo was launched...

Bee Gees, Poison And Rage Sue New York Nightclub Owner

The BEE GEES, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and POISON have teamed up to sue a New York City nightclub boss for copyright infringement.The groups' Broadcast Music Inc. licensing agency recently filed suit in Manhattan federal...

Nails And Jane's Addiction Add Morello To Tour Of The Year

NINE INCH NAILS and JANE'S ADDICTION have added RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO's new side project to their North American tour. Morello's Street Sweeper will support the two rock acts when they hit the...

Rocker De La Rocha Protests Against 'America's Toughest Sheriff'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE rocker ZACH DE LA ROCHA is throwing his weight behind a campaign to oust a law enforcer who dubs himself America's Toughest Sheriff. The singer attended a recent protest against Joe Arpaio,...

Morello Grabbed Iron Man's Mask

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO grabbed a keepsake from his brief appearance in IRON MAN - the comic book hero's metal mask. Morello played a terrorist in the 2008 action movie and he...

Morello Honoured By Iraq War Veteran

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and NIGHTWATCHMEN star TOM MORELLO has been declared a soldier for peace by a group of Iraq War veterans. The rocker has been presented with one soldier's medals for fighting for...

Festival Doctors Nurse Fans Through Texting

Sending a text message to your friends after being hurt at a music festival can signify that you're free to leave treatment, a new report states.Staff from the Festival Medical Services charity found that the...

By on 18 December 2008

Morello: 'There Will Be No More Rage Records'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO is adamant the rockers will not release any more new material - because he wants to concentrate on his solo project. Rumours of a new record have dogged...

Morello 'Not Planning New Rage Album'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello has revealed he has no plans to record a new album with the band.The rock legends reformed after seven years apart this summer, playing headline slots at the...

By on 08 December 2008

Rage Song Angers Asda Shoppers

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE'S 1992 hit Killing In The Name' has angered shoppers in Asda after it was played over the shop's speakers.The song - in which singer Zach de la Rocha repeatedly shouts "F**k...

By on 20 November 2008

Tom Morello Gears Up For Us Tour

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello is preparing for a solo tour of North America.In support of Morello's new album THE FABLED CITY, the shows will incorporate both acoustic and full-band electric sets.The new...

By on 30 September 2008

Rage Against The Machine Fans Arrested For Protest

Authorities arrested 102 fans leaving a RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE concert on Wednesday (03Aug08) after they attempted to start an impromptu protest. After exiting the band's gig at the Target Center, the crowd marched up...

Rage Against The Machine Lead Political Protest

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE led their fans in protest after they were banned from playing at a U.S. political rally on Tuesday (02Sep08). The outspoken rockers had planned to play an impromptu performance at the...

Coldplay Grab Four Nominations For Q Magazine Awards

Coldplay lead the field for this year's Q magazine awards with four nominations.The foursome are nominated for best track and best video for their single Violet Hill - which was released as a free download...

By on 02 September 2008

Muse Talk Album Number Five

MUSE drummer Dominic Howard has said the band have begun writing material for their fifth studio album.The band holed up in a French chateau to write their last album, 2006's BLACK HOLES AND REVELATIONS.However, the...

By on 29 August 2008

Rage Against The Machine Attract Huge Numbers At Anti-war Gig

Rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE attracted a huge crowd as they headlined an anti-war concert in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday (27Aug08). In June (08), the politically motivated rockers announced they would stage gigs outside upcoming...

Muse Head To Italy To Continue Work On Album Five

A fifth album from Devon rock trio Muse could be on the way soon, drummer Dom Howard has revealed.Speaking in May after drumming for Razorlight guitarist Andy Burrows, Howard revealed that writing sessions had begun...

By on 26 August 2008

Zack De La Rocha 'Planning Stunt For Republican Convention'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE'S Zack De La Rocha reportedly arranged his band's appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals around this week's Republican Convention.It is thought the singer wanted to be free for the meeting...

By on 26 August 2008

Crushing Crowds Hinder Rage Gig Again

U.K. festival organisers were forced to halt rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's performance mid-way through amid fears for the safety of the crowd. Bosses at Britain's Leeds Festival pulled the plug on the band's headlining...

Rage Against The Machine Steal Show At Reading

Los Angeles foursome Rage Against The Machine proved real crowd-pleasers on Friday night at the Reading festival.Killing In The Name Of proved a particular favourite thanks to its familiar swearing-based refrain.Despite making clear in the...

By on 23 August 2008

Reading Festival Opens With Impassioned Speech

US band Anti-Flag have opened Reading Festival's main stage today with a passionate speech against discrimination around the world.Starting with a guitar rendition of The Star Spangled Banner, the band's lead singer Justin Sane was...

By on 22 August 2008

Metallica And Rage Win Heavy Metal Awards

Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have won influential awards at this year's Kerrang! Awards.Rage were added to the magazine's Hall of Fame, while Metallica picked up the inspirational award.30 Seconds To Mars went away...

By on 22 August 2008

Metallica, Rage + Slipknot Honoured By Kerrang!

METALLICA, SLIPKNOT and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE have been honoured in London at the 2008 Kerrang! Awards. Metallica were handed the night's Inspiration Award for their contribution to heavy metal at Thursday's (21Aug08) prizegiving, while...

Bragg, Fiasco + Mos Def Join Political Protest

BILLY BRAGG, LUPE FIASCO and MOS DEF will join RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star TOM MORELLO and STEVE EARLE for a protest outside the 2008 Republican National Convention. The musicians will perform at the Take...

Rage Against The Machine Plan Politically-charged Show In Minneapolis

LATEST: Rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE are planning another major politically-charged concert by scheduling a Minneapolis, Minnesota gig during the same week as the Republican National Convention. The group will play at the Target Center...

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