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"Prophets of Rage" New Sounds of the Revolution



ROCK & DISRUPTION
"Prophets of Rage"
New Sounds of Revolution
with impact and power disrupts the superband



Prophets Of Rage combines the sonic firepower of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill. "We're not a supergroup," says Tom Morello. "We're an elite task force of revolutionary musicians determined to confront this mountain of election year bullshit, and confront it head-on with Marshall stacks blazing."  


Prophets of Rage is an American supergroup. Formed in 2016, the group consists of Rage Against the Machine's bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad Wilk, with Public Enemy's Chuck D and DJ Lord and Cypress Hill's B-Real.  Prophets of Rage says "We can no longer stand on the sidelines of history. Dangerous times demand dangerous songs. It's time to take the power back."

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The band's name derives from the title of the Public Enemy song "Prophets of Rage" from their 1988 album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.






 Tom Morello declared to Rolling Stone: "We're an elite task force of revolutionary musicians determined to confront this mountain of election year bullshit, and confront it head-on with Marshall stacks blazing."



 Origin     Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres     Rap metal funk metal hip hop

Years active
     2016–present
Associated acts     Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy & Cypress Hill

Members    

Tom Morello - Chuck D - B-Real - Brad Wilk - Tim Commerford - DJ Lord





“From the mind of Tom Morello, who I strongly agree with, I think this was a thing that is rooted in the Rage Against the Machine tradition,” reflects Chuck D. “We want to be able to take protest culture and put it into some kind of consciousness. What better place to be, and what better time than now?”





Tom Morello recently quoted Martin Luther King, Jr. in an interview with Bloomberg Politics, remarking, “There’s no hotter place in hell than for people who remain neutral in times of moral conflict.”








 “Our history with Rage and playing conventions has been full of incredible moments,” Commerford says. “Whether it’s a full-scale riot where the police are shooting the fans with riot guns on horseback, or surrounding the stage we’re supposed to be playing on. Whether it’s telling us that we aren’t allowed to play our music in the free country we’re living in, or instigating a shutdown of every street within a five-mile radius of the venue we’re playing at, with the only thing resembling an automobile around us being a police tank sent to ‘protect’ people from our music.

“Every convention that goes by that we’re not a part,” he continues, “I’m always like, ‘God, we should be there kicking this convention in the nuts!’ So here we are at the convention for Donald Trump, a guy I gotta say is Hitler. He doesn’t like women. He doesn’t like Mexican people. He doesn’t like Muslims. He doesn’t like gays and lesbians. And he’s rallied up a bunch of backwards, racist people to show up at the polls and vote. We need to rally up like-minded people to throw a wrench in his face!”










 "We can no longer stand on the sidelines of history. Dangerous times demand dangerous songs. It's time to take the power back."
Prophets of Rage



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“I think politics will follow us everywhere we go,” Chuck D admits. “The Jackass and the Elephant are going to try to do whatever they can to find votes, and we want to educate those voters. You have to be aware of the times you’re in. Don’t be a puppet, and don’t be shallow about what’s going on. That’s the bottom line. We’re raging against it.”


“We have a really fucked-up system,” Commerford agrees. “The electoral college is something I’ve never understood. It doesn’t make any sense to me and seems like a way to prevent America from getting the person they really want to be president. At the end of the day, you have these swing states that are ultimately going to decide who’s going to be president. I just think it’s fucked up. It needs to be smashed, and I love trying to use music to do that.”


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