Tom Morello Announces New Book, Whatever It Takes

The deluxe photo book documents Tom Morello's life both as a musician and political activist.

Tom Morello Announces New Book, Whatever It Takes

Guitar hero Tom Morello has announced details of a deluxe photo book, Whatever It Takes.

The Rage Against The Machine shredder will be releasing the new tome documenting his life as both a musician and political activist, with his efforts in bands like Audioslave, Prophets Of Rage and his own The Nightwatchman captured on film.

“This is a book about a lifelong mission,” he says. “A mission that more often can be felt rather than articulated. There are clues to the nature of the mission in the guitar riffs, the crazy solos, the lyrics, and in the shared sweat and solidarity of friends and comrades onstage and off.”

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Tom continues: “I dug deep into my garage and photo albums to find pictures that I hadn't seen in many years. Some of the photos show history in the making. Some are historically rocking. And some are historically embarrassing.”

Whatever It Takes will be published on October 13 through Genesis, and can be pre-ordered here. As well as a bookstore release, there's also a signed limited edition of only 2,000 copies, including "an exclusive 7" vinyl and a Little Red Songbook, a booklet of songs and chord charts from The Nightwatchman".

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