Rage Against the Machine
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1991-08
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Rage Against the Machine Biography (Wikipedia)

Rage Against the Machine (also known as RATM or just Rage) is an American alternative metal band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1991, the group consists of rapper and vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad Wilk. They draw inspiration from early heavy metal instrumentation, as well as hip hop acts such as Afrika Bambaataa, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, and Dutch crossover band Urban Dance Squad. Rage Against the Machine is well known for the members' leftist and revolutionary political views, which are expressed in many of the band's songs. As of 2010, they had sold over 16 million records worldwide.

In 1992, the band released its self-titled debut album, which became a commercial and critical success, leading to a slot in the 1993 Lollapalooza festival. In 2003, the album was ranked number 368 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The band did not release a follow-up record until 1996, with Evil Empire. The band's third album, The Battle of Los Angeles, followed in 1999, and in 2003, the album was ranked number 426 on the same list. During their initial nine-year run, they became one of the most popular and influential bands in music history, according to music journalist Colin Devenish. They were also ranked No. 33 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band had a large influence on the nu metal genre which came to prominence during the second half of the 1990s.

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Bombtrack (Radio 1 Session, 29 May 1993)
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Bombtrack (Radio 1 Session, 29 May 1993)
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Bombtrack
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Bombtrack
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Wake Up
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Wake Up
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Born Of A Broken Man
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Born Of A Broken Man
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Bulls On Parade
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Bulls On Parade
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Killing In The Name
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Killing In The Name
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Sleep Now In The Fire
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Sleep Now In The Fire
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Microphone Fiend
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Microphone Fiend
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Renegades of Funk
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Renegades of Funk
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Take The Power Back
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Take The Power Back
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Know Your Enemy
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Know Your Enemy
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People Of The Sun
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People Of The Sun
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Past BBC Events

1994 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1994-06-24T09:19:35
24
Jun
1994

1994 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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