Torry PendergrassThis is for the people of the sunL.A. Rising feat. Rage Against The Machine, Muse, Rise Against, Lauryn Hill
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Better than...spending a Saturday at the beach.
"Apathetic music with apathetic fans."
"Do the fans even get it?"
"Rage Agai ... More >>
There is an old-wives/Farmer's Almanac weather adage that says March "comes in like a lion, out like a lamb." As residents of Southern California, we are pretty much disqualified from every saying about weather ever, although a few days ago we actually experienced gusting winds that fittingly ... More >>
Timothy NorrisRage Against Arizona's Controversial Legislation[For more photos check out Timothy Norris' slideshow,"Rage Against The Machine's Immigrant Rights Benefit @ Palladium."]
With all the turmoil and wrongdoing in the world, it's a wonder Rage Against the Machine ever left the stage. ... More >>
By Steve La
Steve La(From left) Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine
Some rockers are taking on the Arizona immigration law that has stirred a lot of passionate opposition here in L.A., including boycotts of Arizona by several cities.
"This is not a Latino or immig ... More >>
Rage Against the Machine Zack de la Rocha, organizer through his group Sound Strike of a concert in opposition to Arizona's controversial immigration law, gave a press conference today to explain the reasons behind the upcoming show.
The Informer, LA Weekly's news blog, sent reporter Steve L ... More >>
Piper FergusonThe Swell SeasonBoy, girl.
It's a bill made for date night on Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl as some of music's favorite collaborative couples team up to provide a soundtrack for your wine and cheese.
Of course, the Swell Season -- Glen Hansard of Irish r ... More >>
We just received an announcement from LiveNation that "Sound Strike - Zack de la Rocha's organization to protest AZ's immigration law - will have a benefit show at the Palladium on July 23. Rage Against The Machine, in their first LA-proper date in ten years, will perform."
Sound Strike iss ... More >>
One Day as a LionRemember the bus bench ads that appeared two years ago to build hype for an unknown project that only wound up releasing a single EP and turned out to be the long-awaited return of former Rage Against the Machine frontman Zach De La Rocha?
Yes? No? Sorta?
Well, that was One ... More >>
Timothy NorrisGogol Bordello at The Mayan, June 2010On June 29 gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello announced its plans to officially boycott the state of Arizona over the highly controversial SB 1070, the toughest anti-illegal immigration bill passed in America in decades -- one that requires auth ... More >>
(Via Billboard) A number of influential musicians and other artists have now joined their voices to the organized repudiation of the recent immigration legislation in Arizona.
The following names have been posted on the website thesoundstrike.net endorsing a boycott of Arizona, most likely b ... More >>
Young, strapping, sweaty Morello actionRolling Stone reports that The Nighwatchman himself, Tom Morello, has endorsed his UK fans' attempt to make Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name" (their incendiary 1992 single) the number one song in the country for Christmas week.
A little b ... More >>
For those of you who barricaded yourselves indoors with Netflix because of this weekend's "storm watch," let me just say -- damn, you missed out on some amazing events. Here at the L.A. Weekly, we tossed our umbrellas in the back seat, took our chances with the drizzle and hit up everything from Ric ... More >>