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9 bands we wish would come back to make another full-length album
9 bands we wish would come back to make another full-length album
In the past decade, everyone from Misfits and Jawbreaker to My Chemical Romance and Rage Against The Machine has thrilled us with the announcement of a reunion show or tour. And while we’re ecstatic to see these artists hit the road again, that doesn’t stop us from wishing that they’d make a pitstop or two to record another studio album. Below are nin...
12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs
12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs
For as long as music has existed, artists have been inspiring other artists. Right here within our own beloved scene, we’ve witnessed many examples of newer-era bands drawing inspiration from the OGs. What’s especially endearing is that not only have bands influenced each other in terms of musical style; they’ve also taken from the lyrics of their predecessors the most crucial aspect of their iden
See how this Rage Against The Machine classic inspired a new doc on racism
See how this Rage Against The Machine classic inspired a new doc on racism
Rage Against The Machine have unveiled a new mini-documentary that details how racism in America inspired one of their most classic songs. Released in collaboration with international artists collective The Ummah Chroma, the short film follows a teacher as he educates his students on the history of oppression in the United States...
Here are all of Rage Against The Machine’s rescheduled tour dates
Here are all of Rage Against The Machine’s rescheduled tour dates
Rage Against The Machine's reunion tour was unfortunately one of a countless number of tours postponed over the coronavirus but the band are giving fans a complete list of rescheduled dates today. Tickets fans ended up purchasing for the shows will be valid next year but they've also confirmed anyone who wants refunds will be able to get them. Re...
10 full concerts you can watch on YouTube to get the live experience
10 full concerts you can watch on YouTube to get the live experience
Whether you’re publicly lamenting or quietly sulking about not being able to attend shows indefinitely, coronavirus is a massive blow to the music industry. With festivals and gigs getting either postponed or canceled all together, fans suddenly have a ton of time to kill at home because they can’t go to the bars or movie theaters. Naturally,...
Top 10 hip-hop and metal collaborations you need to hear
Top 10 hip-hop and metal collaborations you need to hear
Metal and hip-hop share many similarities in values, ethics and, increasingly now, overall aesthetic of the artists, but it’s rare when the two genres meet up with each other. From early collaborations between Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. or Anthrax and Public Enemy, it’s evident that guitars and rap can collide in meaningful ways, and the mix has produced some incredible collabs over the years. Take
Top 10 times metal musicians got involved in politics
Top 10 times metal musicians got involved in politics
Metal has been inherently political since the dawn of the genre. This is apparent in the lyrics, the imagery and the overall personas of countless musicians. But sometimes their involvement goes beyond the music. Whether it’s becoming a politician themselves or fighting against movements pushed by government officials, metal musicians have been a focus in politics for quite some time. Belo... Rea
Rage Against The Machine reunion rumor surfaces with alleged gigs tease—UPDATED
Rage Against The Machine reunion rumor surfaces with alleged gigs tease—UPDATED
We still have whiplash from the big My Chemical Romance return last night, but it looks like another one might be on the horizon. A Rage Against The Machine Instagram account appeared overnight potentially teasing some reunion shows. Continuing to use their platform for the greater good, the new account shared an image of the protests currently happening in Chile...
Rage Against The Machine singer releases debut solo song–listen
Rage Against The Machine singer releases debut solo song–listen
Former Rage Against The Machine singer Zack de la Rocha has released his debut solo song “Digging For Windows." Listen to the track below.  Read more: Of Mice & Men’s Austin Carlile covers Rage Against The Machine with Disturbed This is the first solo track for de la Rocha, following his One Day As A Lion EP release with former the Mars Volta and current Queens Of The Stone Age drummer Jo