Eight months later Rage Against The Machine Off the North American Leg Tour (first time in 11 years) and canceled the UK/EU guitarist leg Tom Morello gave an interview with rolling stone to discuss RATM’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination, their cut-off tour. and the future of the band above all
About that tour, Tom said. rolling stone, “The crowd went crazy. The band has never played better. We’ve never sounded better. It underscores the power of Rage Against the Machine and the transcendence of Rage Against the Machine as a live performance.” Achilles tendon tear which required him to sit on a street box for the rest of the show. “He’s a center-box frontman that’s more interesting than 99 percent of the frontmen in all-time history,” he says. rolling stone“He’s not just a soldier. But he can be as powerful, compelling, and powerful a conveyer of truth as he is. while remaining still enough Quite impressive.”
Tom also discusses RATM politics and ticket pricing. rolling stone:
First, there are a number of absurd people who disagree with Rage’s political views, which are not on the show. Who… speaks clearly No fan of the show in the history of Rage Against the Machine has ever needed a vaccination to be in the room. Ever.
Second, about ticket prices… I think at this point, I think everyone is familiar with the horrible concept of dynamic ticket pricing. There was a big uproar with Springsteen and this and that. I repeat that All tickets for the show cost $125, except for approximately 5-10 percent tickets, where we do dynamic ticket prices and distribute every percentage.
Every penny over $125 goes to charities in those cities. in New York City We’ve raised over a million dollars for activist charities. There was about six or seven million total fundraising on that tour, which was basically a Robin Hood tactic. I want to say those things out loud because there is a lot of misinformation in the world about these two.
Finally, when asked about the group’s current status, Take a break or not And will there be more shows in the future? Tom laughed and said rolling stone, “If there’s a Rage Against the Machine show, I’ll play the guitar for… If Rage Against the Machine stopped showing, Rage Against the Machine would say ‘we’re going away’ that didn’t happen.”
Read the full interview at Rolling Stone.
Tom is currently working on solo music with his Freedom Fighters Orchestra project, and he is touring in the coming months.
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