RUN THE JEWELS Release Music Video For “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”

RTJewelsRun The Jewels, the rap duo featuring El-P and Killer Mike have released a music video for their collaborative track with Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against The Machine. The track is titled “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”. The video exhibits expression of police brutality and racial profiling, all of which was summed up by the video’s director AG Rojas. You can see the video as well as read Rojas’ blurb below.       Continue reading

Settle For Nothing Less: Stream RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s Remastered Self-Titled Album

Oh Rage Against The Machine, you bring back a lot of fond memories. I have been in love with this band since the late ’90s and remain a fan to this day. A while back Lane posted about the release of Rage‘s 20th Anniversary Remastered Rage Against The Machine album and now it is available for your listening pleasure. Just when I thought these songs couldn’t sound better. Of course this album still rules, so you should do yourself a favor and stream it here. Guitarist Tom Morello also commented on the possibility of a new Rage Against The Machine album: Continue reading

STRAY FROM THE PATH Perform New Song Live

Stray From the Path have been jamming out to a new song live lately. Fan filmed footage of their show in Indianapolis, IN earlier this month captured the band performing the new track entitled “Landmines”. It is no secret that these guys are fans of Rage Against the Machine and this new track shows the bleeding of Rage-esque sounds into their music. “Landmines” is a very groove heavy, funk laden track featuring rapid fire vocal delivery in the vein of Rage’s Zach de la Rocha. The band were in studio recently tracking a new single but no word yet if “Landmines” was in fact that single. Check out the performance below.

-Lane Oliver

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE To Release 20th Anniversary Box Set

In celebration of the twenty year anniversary of their debut album’s release, Rage Against the Machine will be release a special deluxe box set entitled XX to commemorate the milestone. Included in this massive box set is a remastered version of their classic self titled debut album along with the original demos. The box set also features two DVDs collecting their 2010 performance in London, their 1997 live DVD, music videos, their first live show in North Ridge California and various other live performances. Other extras include a forty page booklet and a 2 sided poster. The box set will officially be released on November 22nd. Check out the box set’s track listing below as well as a cut from the classic album, “Wake Up”.

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You all know how big a fan I am of cover songs, whether they are done well or not. I fucking love covers. It’s one of my favorite things in music, so when I hear about a band covering a track that I love, I get pretty pumped. This is the case for Stray From The Path‘s newly released cover of Rage Against The Machine‘s “Vietnow.” I love the original version of this track and pretty much everything Rage ever did and I think Stray From The Path really do this track justice. Check out the cover below and according to YouTube, the band will be posting another cover next week. Should be interesting.


Here’s a new little series I am trying out. Ross has his morning series that features a specific band for you guys to jam out to. So, I figured we should have a night version of that. But instead of a specific band, I will put my music library on shuffle and pick the first ten songs. Genre does not matter. So, here is your playlist for tonight.

-Lane Oliver

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