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
Kelly O No more permits for aPodment-style buildings, at least for now, thanks to a court ruling. Microhousing in the Balance: The war on small apartments continues. The city has stopped permitting aPodment-style building, CHS Seattle...Show More Summary
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!
Musician and progressive activist Tom Morello found himself in an online dispute with a Seattle bar and restaurant owner after denouncing the bar’s doorman during a recent visit, Mashable reported. The argument between Morello and 5 Point Cafe owner Dave Meinert began on Sept. 27, when...
Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello (aka the Nightwatchman) attacked Seattle establishment 5 Point Cafe on Twitter Sept. 26 after being denied a "special room" (a room that doesn't actually exist, fact fans) for his entourage, because it was at capacity. Show More Summary
Like many Twitter users when they're upset, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello fired off a tweet to complain about an unfavorable customer-service experience. Morello criticized 5 Point Cafe, a small Seattle bar restaurant,...Show More Summary
Last Friday, Tom Morello performed at the 15 NOW benefit to promote raising the minimum wage in Seattle to $15. Later that night, the Rage Against The Machine guitarist went to The 5 Point Cafe and was denied entrance due to the place being at capacity. Morello then tweeted that they were rude, anti-worker, and [...]
Famed rock guitarist Tom Morello railed against a Seattle restaurant, calling it "anti-worker" last week after reportedly being denied entry by a "rude" doorman.
Practicing to shoot himself in the foot. (Via Getty Images) He says he is a champion for worker's rights, but he is far from living like those he supports. On Friday, September 26th, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello tried...Show More Summary
Ready to rage. After rocking a solo performance this weekend in Seattle benefiting 15 Now, a group devoted to promoting a $15 minimum wage citywide for workers, Rage guitarist Tom Morello tried to waltz himself and his entourage into Seattle's 5 Point Cafe. Show More Summary
Following a benefit concert for a Seattle group looking to raise the minimum wage, Tom Morello and his party were denied entrance to the 5 Point Cafe. After blasting out his complaints on social media, the owner of 5 Point came back around on Facebook with a burn that some astronomers say you can see from orbit: Or as some might put it, " you, I won't do what you tell me."
The 5 Point Cafe could give two shits about the Audioslave reunion.
RageAgainsttheMachine’sTomMorellowasinSeattlethisweekendforabenefitconcertfor15Now,anorganizationthat“[fights]fora$15minimumwageinSeattle.”Afterthegig,heandhisentourage,noneofwhomarenamedafterareptile(probably),attemptedtoscoreaspecShow More Summary