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The Internet Responds To People Only Just Realising Rage Against The Machine Are Political

What machine did you think they were raging against, man?”

For however long you’ve followed guitar legend Tom Morello, it probably won’t come as a huge shock to learn that the Rage Against The Machine man is incredibly active and outspoken when it comes to important world issues – and it’s something he’s been continuing following the death of George Floyd and the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests.

It would seem as though there are some people out there who haven’t quite clocked where both Tom and Rage stand politically, however, with the guitarist tweeting his surprise to one fan in particular who expressed their disappointment about having to hear Tom’s political bs” at the moment.

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I use to be a fan until your political opinions come out,” they wrote. Music is my sanctuary and the last thing I want to hear is political bs when I’m listening to music. As far as I’m concerned you and Pink are completely done. Keep running your mouth and ruining your fan base.” 

Having already taken down one social media troll a few days back, Tom moved his attention onto this comment, expressing his surprise while hilariously adding that he’s going to remove any of his own music that isn’t political from his discography. 

What music of mine were you a fan of that DIDN’T contain political BS’?” Tom wrote. I need to know so I can delete it from the catalog.” 

Naturally, this exchange inspired the rest of the internet to get involved, with Rage Against The Machine starting to trend on Twitter, and many fans poking fun at the huge revelation that a band with song titles like Take The Power Back, Killing In The Name, Know Your Enemy and Guerrilla Radio could possibly be political…

Hey, at least fellow politically-minded band Rise Against got a new fan out of it…

Posted on June 10th 2020, 11:15a.m.
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