Posts tagged "Tom Morello"

Tom Morello on President Barack Obama: ‘He Talked Like a Different President – But He Acted Just Like All of the Other Presidents’ (VIDEO)

When it comes to politics Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello doesn’t hold back.

The outspoken guitarist has branded Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan a “jackass” and wrote an essay for Rolling Stone saying that, despite Ryan’s professed Rage fandom, the Wisconsin Republican is “the embodiment of the machine that our music…

Crystal Bell / October 16, 2012

GOP Veep Pick Paul Ryan vs. Rage Against the Machine: 10 Cases of Politicians’ Unrequited Love for Pop Stars (ANALYSIS)

Newly-minted Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has been vocal about his love for the music of Rage Against the Machine. Alas, the affair is strictly one-sided. In an op-ed essay published Thursday at RollingStone.com, Rage guitarist Tom Morello made clear that the band, known for its left-leaning lyrics, has little love for the right-wing…

Gary Susman / August 17, 2012