Rap legend GZA of Wu-Tang Clan has been conspicuously silent since the release of his last studio album, Pro Tools, in 2008. His new single “The Mexican” marks a return to form for the underrated wordsmith. Although the collaboration… The post Listen to GZA’s New Track “The Mexican” ft. Tom Morello appeared first on Highsnobiety.
If you know of “The Mexican”, most of you may know of the version by Babe Ruth that has been samplled countless times in hip-hop in the last 35 years. In 2015, The Genius gets a chance to bring in Tom Morello to recreate the vibe in his own way with help from bassist Jose […]
Hanni El Khatib and Unknown Mortal Orchestra also lend their talents to the Babe Ruth cover.
Rage Against The Machine and the Wu-Tang Clan embarked on a chaotic tour together approximately one million years ago, and now two of the driving forces from both groups have found themselves on the same track together. GZA’s new one-off single “The Mexican,” which adapts Babe Ruth’s 1972 funk-rock classic of the same title and [...]
The Genius hooks up with Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello for a flip of Babe Ruth’s 1972 song “The Mexican”. This will serve as the first release from GZA’s long anticipated Dark Matter album, which is finally set to drop later this year. UPDATED: GZA says this was just a one off for the […]
Remember when I told you about about Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute, a tribute album that features some of rock and metal’s biggest names? Well, now you can hear the first track from that album in the form of “Crazy Train”, which was covered by System Of A Down‘s Serj Tankian on vocals, Rage […]
Tom Morello and Serj Tankian of System of a Down have shared a cover of "Crazy Train" and it's well...off the rails.
Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” — the original version, from Ozzy’s 1980 solo debut album, Blizzard Of Ozz — is just about as close to perfection as rock music can get. And the version on Tribute — the 1987 live album dedicated to Ozzy’s guitarist and songwriting partner Randy Rhoads, who died in 1982 — actually [...]
Recorded in tribute to Randy Rhoads, the late guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot.
As Pitchfork reports, a number of musicians have joined the luminaries who signed a public statement that calls for public support of online whistleblowers like Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg, Chelsea Manning, and Jeremy Hammond. The Courage Foundation issued the statement, and the list of musicians who have signed it includes PJ Harvey, M.I.A., Thurston Moore, [...]
The guitarist talks about his new protest anthem "Marching for Ferguson"
The day after his Rage Against The Machine bandmate Zack De La Rocha returned with a furious verse on Run The Jewels’ “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck),” Tom Morello has shared the studio version of “Marching On Ferguson,” his protest song about the Michael Brown killing. Morello debuted the song live last month [...]
Tom Morello, former guitarist with 90s novelty act Rage Against The Machine, raged against a kicky little shabby-chic Seattle bistro this week called the Five Points something or other.
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello flipped out over Twitter about the 5 Point Cafe in Seattle this week. Why? Morello, who’d just played a benefit concert for 15 Now, a campaign to raise minimum wage to $15.00 an … More »...Show More Summary
Tom Morello, guitarist of Rage Against the Machine and former guitarist of Audioslave, is now engaged in a bitter Facebook war of words with Seattle restaurant The 5 Point Cafe over why he and his party were denied service last Friday night. Read more...
Yesterday, during that Tom Morello vs. The 5 Point Cafe internet-hootenanny, you probably found yourself scratching the long, salt-and-pepper colored soul-patch hanging from your chin, and thinking, "Wait a minute! Just who IS this Morello...Show More Summary
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Tom Morello has addressed what he’s calling “Pancake-Gate” in a long Facebook post that sees the Rage Against The Machine singer try to justify his actions Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe and provide context to the whole situation. (For those of you just tuning in, see here for how this all started.) Morello goes into a [...]
Some of us have traveled a long way, Morello said — He's from Kenya! I'm from the 90's!