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This is the page for the American rap-metal band, for there demo, see Rage Against The Machine (Demo), for there 1992 album, see Rage Against The Machine (Album), for there 1997 video album, see Rage Against The Machine (Video).

Rage Against The Machine, or sometimes abbreviated to RATM or shortened to Rage, is an American Rap-Metal band formed in 1991. The group origonally formed when Tom Morello, the guitarist or "DJ", saw Zach De La Rocha freestyle at a club. Later Tom recruited Brad Wilk on drums and Zach got a friend of his, Tom Commerford, to join and play bass. They played there first performance in Orange County in '91 and released a Self-titled demo tape later that year. In 2000, it was announced that Zach left the band, were the other members left and joined Chris Cornell and formed a new band named Audioslave. In 2007, the band reunited and did a reunion tour. As of 2012, they have not released or recorded any new material. There music is political and they have been influenced by many bands, such as Public Enemy, DEVO, and others. As of now, they have released 4 studio albums, 2 live albums, 3 DVD Releases, around 17 singles, and a demo.

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

  1. Rage Against The Machine (1992)
  2. Evil Empire (1996)
  3. The Battle Of Los Angeles (1999)
  4. Renegades (2000)

Live AlbumsEdit

  1. Live & Rare (1998)
  2. Live At The Grand Olympic Auditorium (2003)

Video AlbumsEdit

  1. Rage Against The Machine (1997)
  2. The Battle Of Mexico City (2000)
  3. Live At The Grand Olympic Auditorium (2003)

DemosEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Title Album
1992 "Killing In The Name" Rage Against The Machine
1992 "Bullet In The Head" Rage Against The Machine
1993 "Bombtrack" Rage Against The Machine
1993 "Freedom" Rage Against The Machine
1994 "Year Of Tha Boomerang" Higher Learning Soundtrack
Evil Empire
1996 "Bulls On Parade" Evil Empire
1996 "People Of The Sun" Evil Empire
1996 "Down Rodeo"
(Promo Only)
Evil Empire
1997 "Vietnow" Evil Empire
1998 "The Ghost Of Tom Joad"
(Bruce Springsteen cover)
Non-Album Single
1998 "No Shelter" Godzilla: The Album
1999 "Geurilla Radio" The Battle Of Los Angeles
2000 "Sleep Now In The Fire" The Battle Of Los Angeles
2000 "Testify" The Battle Of Los Angeles
(Unreleased) "Calm Like A Bomb" The Battle Of Los Angeles
2000 "Renegades Of Funk"
(Afrika Bambaataa cover)
Renegades
2001 "How I Could Just Kill A Man"
(Cypris Hill cover)
Renegades
2009 "Killing In The Name" (Rerelease) Rage Against The Machine

MembersEdit

"Guilty Party":

  • Zach De La Rocha - Vocals
  • Tom Morello - Guitar
  • Tim Commerford - Bass
  • Brad Wilk - Drums

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