The Battle Of Los Angeles review by Rage Against the Machine

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  • Released: Nov 2, 1999
  • Sound: 8
  • Lyrics: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 9.3 Superb
  • Users' score: 9.7 (82 votes)
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle Of Los Angeles
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Sound — 8
I'm not a fan of the whole rap rock music thing. But in this case, I will make a exception. RATM did pull of alot of songs that get you into it, whether you are a fan or not, and that takes talent. Plus they are songs that make you think and not just because of the lyrics.

Lyrics — 10
The lyrics of there songs is what made me a fan of them. They are very political and very deep. From songs like "Calm Like A Bomb", "Sleep Now In The Fire", and of course "Guerilla Radio", they make the point that the most important thing you need in a song is great, powerful, and meaningful lyrics. These guy knew that and took it to heart.

Overall Impression — 10
If you want a meaningful band who is trying to just speak to truth with music instead of trying to make a buck, then you should go get this CD. No matter what type of music fan you are, I guarantee you will enjoy it. They are a "cut the bull s--t" band, and it shows in this CD.

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