Alright, if you're like me, hearing the news that Rage Against the Machine are playing shows together for the first time in 7 years is huge. It's been too long since Rage put out a project, and rumors of a new album coming out toward the end of this year are bittersweet. Bring us a new album now!!
Regardless, it's important to realize the power that these guys brought to both rock and hip-hop simultaneously unlike any other fusion group in history. Punk kids and hip-hop kids finally found the common denominator through the tunes that Rage cranked out in the 90s and if they'll get back together officially, and keep recording, I can't help but think of the impact that will have on generations of kids who missed them the first time around.
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Anyway, it's Tuesday, and you know how we do so it's time to set it off. Turn your work speakers up. --Jonathan Cunningham