Bruce Springsteen has started premiering tracks from his new album, Wrecking Ball, one-per-day online. Today's track, which is only available for 24 hours, is "This Depression," which features Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello. Listen below, courtesy of exclaim.ca.
Tom Morello is one of nearly 80 musicians who took part in Chimes Of Freedom: The Songs Of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International, a new art project from Amnesty International honoring the music of Bob Dylan.
Having been a cultural institution for almost 40 years now, there's no denying Saturday Night Live has been virtually intertwined with our culture since its inception. Not just for its musical guests, but for the edgy atmosphere of a live show where anything could happen, SNL definitely had its share of rock 'n' roll moments.
Last week, protesters from the Occupy Wall Street (or, #OccupyWallStreet) campaign got a special treat and a little relief from the harsh realities of sleeping in a park in New York City in the form of musical performances by Jeff Mangum and Talib Kweli.
Earlier this week, Tom Morello took the stage with Ben Harper at a special benefit show at The Mint in Los Angeles for a rendition of the Nightwatchman tune "Save the Hammer for the Man." You can check out (grainy) footage from the show below.
The big story over the last few days has been the rioting in London, with hundred of young people looting shops and setting fire to cars and buildings. In a recent interview with Rocksound.tv, Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine weighed in on the youth in London, er, raging against the machine.