RATM Status Update: Brad Wilk Moving on With New Band, Tom Morello Says He's Not to Blame for Inactivity

artist: rage against the machine date: 08/20/2014 category: general music news
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RATM Status Update: Brad Wilk Moving on With New Band, Tom Morello Says He's Not to Blame for Inactivity
Several fresh updates have surfaced from the Rage Against the Machine camp, confirming that sadly, not much is going on.

Firstly, guitarist Tom Morello briefly touched on the matter, addressing a fan asking "Where's Rage Against the Machine when you need 'em?" via Twitter.

"I'm not the one you need to ask," Tom's short reply reads.

As for drummer Brad Wilk, Black Sabbath's latest studio skinsman has joined a new band The Last Internationale. Described by Morello as "one of my favorites in the next wave of rebel rockers," the group has released their debut album "We Will Reign" via Epic yesterday (August 19).

You can check out their latest video "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Indian Blood" below.

In some of the previous updates, both Wilk and bassist Tim Commerford seemed open to trekking forth with RATM, seemingly leaving vocalist Zach de la Rocha as the prime culprit behind the lack of activity.

"Well, as far as I know, we played our last show in 2011 at the Coliseum, and if that was our last show, that’s a good way to go out. I sort of had to put it in my head that that band is over in order for me to just move on with my life, to be honest with you, so that’s kind of where that lies. The Coliseum - awesome way to go out," Brad told the Pulse of Radio in late April.

Over two years ago, here's what Tim the bassist had to say about the possibility of a new album: "Definitely... maybe... Anything is possible."

The band's official website hasn't been updated with news since October 2012, only bringing us closer to the grim possibility that 2000's "Renegades" will be the last studio material we'll ever hear from the four-piece.

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