A full transcript of this episode is available here.
Mike is joined by his longtime friend and fellow mischief-maker Tom Morello, co-founder of “Rage Against The Machine.” They discuss the power of artists to change the world, making art during a pandemic, and Tom’s new album, “The Atlas Underground Fire” which has an amazing, all-star list of collaborators including Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Chris Stapleton, Mike Posner, Damian Marley, Phantogram and many more. They also discuss the epic performance of “The Ghost of Tom Joad” by Tom and Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, the day that Rage and Mike shut down the New York Stock Exchange, what it’s like working with Bruce, the upcoming return of “Rage Against The Machine” and much more.
Listen to Tom Morello’s performance with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band of “The Ghost of Tom Joad” in Anaheim, CA in 2008.
Definitely don’t miss Bruce Springsteen and the great Eddie Vedder on Tom’s mind-blowing cover of “Highway to Hell” from “The Atlas Underground Fire.”
You can check out “Let’s Get The Party Started” (feat. Bring Me The Horizon) from Tom’s latest album, “The Atlas Underground Fire,” here.
Watch the Michael Moore-directed Rage Against The Machine music video “Sleep Now in the Fire.”
Here’s a little bit about AC/DC’s benefit concert for The Flint Voice from December of 1977.
Read about Tom’s open letter and advocacy for his former female Afghan guitar students in light of the Taliban’s takeover.
Music in the episode:
“Driving To Texas” – Tom Morello (feat. Phantogram)
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