Fact: Actress Kerry Washington and rocker Tom Morello will be honoured for their efforts to promote civil rights and social justice at the Southern California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union's Bill of Rights Awards Dinner on 8 November (15). Past honourees include Barbara Streisand, Dustin Hoffman, Martin Scorsese and Hans Zimmer.
Fact: Rocker Tom Morello used his performance with rapper GZA on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (03Mar15) to hammer home the need to "Warm The Homeless" as residents on America's East Coast brace themselves for another big blizzard this week (ends06Mar15). The Rage Against the MAChine star had the message scrawled in red paint on the body of his electric guitar as the pair played its new collaboration, The Mexican, for Tv viewers, backed by house band The Roots. They were also joined onstage by b-boy dance icon Crazy Legs towards the end of the track.
Tweet: "Beastie Boys Adam Yauch would have been 50 today. Rip Mca". Rocker Tom Morello pays tribute to the late rap icon, who died of cancer in 2012.
Tweet: "Saw a Miller Lite commericial (sic) with a suspiciously Morellian rip off riff. Feeling litigious on a Sunday." Rocker Tom Morello is considering legal action against beer brand bosses over the music featured in one of their Tv adverts.
Tweet: "RIP Toshi Seeger, companera (sic) of Pete Seeger and hero in her own right." Rocker Tom Morello pays tribute to the folk legend's activist wife, who died on Tuesday (09Jul13).
Tweet: "RIP Deacon Jones, fearsomest (sic) of LA Rams... and likely all time Nfl sack leader. Great, great player." Rocker Tom Morello remembers American football star David 'deacon' Jones following his death on Monday (03Jun13).
Tweet: "RIP Chinua Achebe, spectacular Nigeria author. 'Things Fall Apart' 10 million copies sold and absolutely Required reading". Rocker Tom Morello pays tribute to the revered writer, who passed away on Friday (22Mar13) at the age of 82.
Tweet: "Had biggest fan freakout in memory when I met "Checkov" from the original Star Trek last nite. Lost. My. Mind." Rocker Tom Morello couldn't contain his excitement after meeting actor Walter Koenig, who played Pavel Chekov in the sci-fi classic, on Tuesday (02Oct12).
Tweet: "Was recently at the beach and if I had a dollar for every woman I saw Not reading '50 Shades Of Grey' I would have zero dollars." Rocker Tom Morello can't escape the craze surrounding the erotic novel.
Tweet: "Ronnie James Dio's bday today. Would be 70 yrs old. Rip Ronnie. U are missed. Will crank some 'We Rock' in his memory". Rocker Tom Morello remembers the late heavy metal icon on what would have been his 70th birthday on Tuesday (10Jul12). The Dio, Black Sabbath and Rainbow frontman lost his battle with stomach cancer in May, 2010.
Tweet: "Laying down solos on an iconic rapper's and an iconic rocker's new albums in the same day. Pumped up for power shredding." Rage Against The Machine star Tom Morello has an exciting couple of secret projects lined up.
Fact: Rocker and activist Tom Morello performed at the National Nurses United rally at Chicago's Daley Plaza in Illinois on Friday afternoon (18May12). The Rage Against The MAChine star played a short set of protest anthems under the guise of his alter-ego the Nightwatchman.
Tweet: "Rip Jimmy Castor. The Jimmy Castor Bunch was one of the first records I ever heard." Rocker Tom Morello pays tribute to the funk legend, who died on Monday (16Jan12), aged 64.
Tweet: "Rip Brazilian soccer legend Socrates. His politics were as righteous as his blind heel pass." Rocker Tom Morello pays his respects to the sports ace, who died on Sunday (04Dec11).
Fact: Rage Against The Machine star Tom Morello and California hip-hop icon Boots Riley have called their new band the STREET SWEEPER SOCIAL CLUB. The group will open for Nine Inch Nails and JANE'S ADDICTION on a North American tour this summer (09).
Fact: Rage Against The Machine rocker Tom Morello has an odd keepsake - a horse hair from 1973 U.S. Triple Crown winner Secretariat. The framed hair from his equine idol was a birthday gift from country singer Shooter Jennings.
Quote: "When he plays he gets so into it... he has sweat dripping from the top of his baseball cap. It's insane... If you haven't seen a Rage Against The Machine show, go see it." Fergie admits she's a huge fan of rocker Tom Morello.
Quote: "This is what happens when I go through my BlackBerry." Rocker Tom Morello on how he persuaded pals like STEWART COPLELAND, Perry Farrell, Slash, Pete Yorn and the Mc5's Wayne Kramer to join him onstage for the launch of his Justice Tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (15Apr08).