Tag: Rage Against The Machine

Listmania: 20 Years of “L.D. 50” by Mudvayne!

The influence of Mudvayne shouldn’t be underestimated when it comes to Technicality and during in their early records a certain amount of Progressive nature. Born out of the Nu-Metal era and featuring largely introspective lyrics from vocalist Chad Gray, they also made use of polyrhythmic sounds with guitarist Greg Tribbett and bassist Ryan Martine producing

Riff Police! Pull Over! #128: Audioslave Vs Pantera!

Arguably the Cowboy’s from Hell’s darkest release lyrically was 1994’s “Far Beyond Driven” with vocalist Philip H Anselmo suffering from a pair of ruptured discs in has back and degenerative disc disease and numbing the pain with alcohol, heroin and prescription medication and perhaps the cover art which depicts the act of trephination is a

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! SOAD.

So it seems that one of the biggest names to come from the Nu-Metal era and Glendale California in Armenian-American quartet System Of A Down seem destine to follow Rage Against The Machine down the path of being a Festival or Arena tour act only with no new material, living from former glories. Not that

NEWS: Wake The Blind rip up “Bulls on Parade”!

There has been a lot of love for the politically charged music of Rage Against The Machine recently and Melbourne Australians Wake The Blind are the latest in a long line, stretching around the block, to cover one of their… Limited number of high grade Semtex quality cuts. They have got together with Steven Cannatelli to

Review: “Class Of 2020” by (hed)p.e.

Never in a million years did we think 20 years ago we’d still be talking about (hed)p.e. after gushing over their year 2000 seminal album “Broke” when it dropped via Jive Records at the height of the Nu-Metal revolution. Following their musical journey through numerous line up changes and style shifts over the that time

Bootleg: “Bulls On Parade” from Dirty Casuals!

Probably the last band that we’d expect to cover “Bulls On Parade” by Rage Against The Machine are Dirty Casuals but back in 2015 at only their second gig ever, they did exactly that. The recording might not be the greatest in the World, but it proves that you don’t need a guitar with a

Riff Police! Pull Over! #115: Nine Inch Nails Vs Godmack

Between Nine Inch Nails 1989 debut album “Pretty Hate Machine” and 1994’s highly influential “The Downward Spiral” were a pair of EPs entitled “Broken” and “Fixed” which sowed the seeds that would become that sophomore record. The first of those, “Broken” saw something of a style shift from essentially darkwave gothic 80’s inspired synth pop

NEWS: CrazyEightyEight cover RATM with 11 vocalists!

It seems that Jarrod Alonge and Jared Dines have buried the hatchet as in this new cover of “Killing In The Name Of” by Rage Against The Machine by the formers band CrazyEightyEight in support of the fight against Police brutality, the later is listed as one of a myriad of guest vocalists. For those not

NEWS: Pressure Cracks make their statement…

It should come as no surprise that with Jason Butler now firmly holding the torch lit by Rage Against The Machine, his Hardcore side project Pressure Cracks have dropped a lyric video depicting Police brutality over the decades and supporting the Black Lives Matter campaign. The video is their track “SHHH…” from the January 2020