Tom Morello: American Musician & Activist [Rage Against the Machine]

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  February 27, 2023

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Tom Morello is an American musician, songwriter, and activist. He was born on May 30, 1964, in Harlem, New York City.

Morello is best known as the guitarist for the band Rage Against the Machine, which he co-founded in 1991.

He is known for his innovative guitar playing style, incorporating heavy use of effects pedals, unconventional playing techniques, and political and social commentary in his lyrics.

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Rage Against the Machine was known for their politically charged lyrics and activism, particularly concerning social justice, race, and government corruption.

Morello has also been a member of several other bands, including Audioslave, Street Sweeper Social Club, and Prophets of Rage.

He has collaborated with many other musicians throughout his career, and has been recognized for his musical contributions with numerous awards and accolades.

In addition to his music career, Morello is a political activist and has been involved in various social justice causes throughout his life.

He is a strong advocate for workers’ rights, and has spoken out against police brutality, imperialism, and other issues of social and political significance.

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