Rage Against The Machine Were Certainly An Active Band

Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello talks about the band's upcoming 20th anniversary show and his views on the group's future.

Rage Against The Machine Were Certainly An Active Band
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While they may have been keeping fairly quiet recently, rap metal outfit Rage Against The Machine will be holding a huge show at the L.A. Coliseum on July 30th featuring other big bands like Muse and Rise Against. The group has also made it clear that they have not ruled out new material and tours in the future. In a recent interview, Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello spoke to Spinner about the upcoming July show and some of the significance it holds for the band: "This is a Rage Against The Machine show - we chose the bands and the venue, we're choosing the activists and the charity causes that will be in the Rage reeducation camp that will be part of the venue." "The 20th anniversary of the first time the four of us were in a room together is this August and we thought 'What better way to mark it than by, from the very humble beginnings of playing in a little rehearsal studio in the San Fernando Valley, to playing the biggest venue in town?'" When asked about the group's future plans and if he considered the band to be active, Morello replied: "We're certainly an active band... We'll let you know, if and when there's new music. You will hear it. If and when there's a tour, those things will not be kept secret. Beyond that, it's all just speculation. Sometimes the guys in the band don't know from one day to the next. The one thing I know for sure is on July 30 we're gonna be rocking the Coliseum senseless."

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    RawCoustic
    Maybe they taking a long time to actually work on the album.. and dont want to do what blink 182 is doing??? The media is trying to pull it out of them for the 'big New Thread' , but they dont wanna give it up quite yet... Crosses fingers... Here's to hoping
    kevinyuwOw
    I think they pioneered Rap Metal genre. So many imitators followed soon after.
    LOL are you kidding me? Anthrax and Public Enemy's Bring the Noise came a year ago before their first album rofl
    Salvo416
    KnotParkDay wrote: Wow, the "More Rage Against the Machine news" section is great. - Rage Against The Machine Not Planning New Album - Rage Against The Machine Working On New Album? - RATM Not Recording New Album Good, consistent journalism right there.
    I think RATM and Corey Taylor should start a supergroup called "The Indecisive"
    TomWhaley
    "The one thing I know for sure is on July 30 we're gonna be rocking the Coliseum senseless." Tom Morello is such a boss
    theotherguy7145
    Apostrophe missing from title? I do like Rage though. A lot better than a lot of rap/rock out there!
    Soundservant
    LOL are you kidding me? Anthrax and Public Enemy's Bring the Noise came a year ago before their first album rofl
    That song was insanely difficult to listen to but somewhat entertaining at the same time.
    Csimmons1267
    Being the fan I am, I kind of hope at the end of the show they announce a new album haha. Of course as soon as they do a week later the headline will be "Well, maybe, don't count on it."
    scrymusic
    I think they pioneered Rap Metal genre. So many imitators followed soon after.
    goddamncanadian
    BREAKING NEWS: "Rage Against The Machine Were Certainly An Active Band" NO WAY. I thought they just sat around and twiddled their thumbs for 20 f***ing years?! Fire whomever is responsible for publishing this as "news".
    Jasonbts
    KnotParkDay wrote: Wow, the "More Rage Against the Machine news" section is great. - Rage Against The Machine Not Planning New Album - Rage Against The Machine Working On New Album? - RATM Not Recording New Album Good, consistent journalism right there.
    Exactly. They've been saying the same things for about 2 or 3 years now yet somehow it's all treated like major breaking news. I'd be fine if the focus of this article was that they're playing a show to celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band. That's cool, but "we're still an active band" is not news.
    metalhead2475
    BREAKING NEWS: "Rage Against The Machine Were Certainly An Active Band" NO WAY. I thought they just sat around and twiddled their thumbs for 20 f***ing years?!
    hahahahaha
    dedguy666
    Salvo416 wrote: KnotParkDay wrote: Wow, the "More Rage Against the Machine news" section is great. - Rage Against The Machine Not Planning New Album - Rage Against The Machine Working On New Album? - RATM Not Recording New Album Good, consistent journalism right there. I think RATM and Corey Taylor should start a supergroup called "The Indecisive"
    Seriously.
    raka09
    Who cares but the show with ratm , muse and Rise Against that is going to be crazy!
    KnotParkDay
    Wow, the "More Rage Against the Machine news" section is great. - Rage Against The Machine Not Planning New Album - Rage Against The Machine Working On New Album? - RATM Not Recording New Album Good, consistent journalism right there.