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Everyone Who Supports Rage Against The Machine Is Wrong

RAGE Against The Machine are selling themselves as the rebel yell, the antidote to Joe ‘Joenas’ McElderry, the Disney character X Factor product. They aren’t. A rebel is someone who rebels. A rebel is not a band signed to Sony records who goes on the BBC to explain their position as champions of a Facebook group. A rebel is someone who does what convention does not want them to do, nor expect them, to. BBC. Facebook. Sony. Let’s hear it for the rebels!!!

On BBC Radio 5 Rage guitarist Tom Morello and front man Zack De La Rocha did an impression of two politicians happy to win a by-election:

“This is a really completely grassroots campaign started by real fans of music… we’re honoured that they’ve chosen our song to be the rebel anthem to be the song to topple the X Factor monoply… We see this as a necessary break in the chain of that control…It’s an excellent lesson that when people band together and make their voices heard, they can completely overturn the system.”

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Posted: 17th, December 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (55)