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A weekend of wonder at Newport Folk

Everyone was talking about Woody Guthrie at this year's Newport Folk Festival.
All for Woody  
By LIZ PELLY  |  August 03, 2012

South By Southwest gets a dose of Occupation

Even before Occupy protesters rallied on Sixth Street last Friday — bandanas wrapped around their grills, middle fingers raised — you could easily argue that social justice was the centerpiece of South by Southwest 2012.
Anonymous wrecks
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 23, 2012

Photos: Tom Morello's Occupy Austin Dance Party at SXSW 2012

Tom Morello heads up an Occupy Austin flash mob/dance party at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
Shitload of Pics from Tonight's Massive March Down Sixth and Tom Morello #OccupySXSW Show

Shitload of Pics from Tonight's Massive March Down Sixth and Tom Morello #OccupySXSW Show

After an unbelievably long week of workshops and shows, titanic blunts and dozens of rap sets, I had reservations about joining Occupy Austin (also known...
By bostonphoenix  |  March 17, 2012

The Nightwatchman | World Wide Rebel Songs

It's been interesting watching the progression of the Nightwatchman, the sometime moniker of Tom Morello.  
New West Records (2011)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  September 02, 2011
Podcast:  News and Morello 2-21-11

Podcast: News and Morello 2-21-11

Henry delivers news and one thing is evident... we need you Tom. DOWNLOAD:  Podcast News and Morello 2-21-11.mp3 To download podcast, right click and choose "Save...
By FNXAdmin  |  February 21, 2011


Street Sweeper Social Club | The Ghetto Blaster EP

A seven-song slice of propaganda for this summer's Rock the Bells.
SSSC/ILG (2010)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  August 27, 2010

Street Sweeper Social Club | Street Sweeper Social Club

Rap-rock group Street Sweeper Social Club have been hyped as a supergroup.
Epic (2009)
By DAVID BOFFA  |  June 26, 2009
The Dream Lady, Tom Morello and WTF

The Dream Lady, Tom Morello and WTF

  Ask a Dream Lady! Lauri of The Dream interprets your dreams, Tom Morello ta...
By Charlie  |  June 03, 2009

Steve Earle | Townes

In case it wasn't clear already, Steve Earle idolizes Townes Van Zandt, the Texas singer-songwriter who died in 1997 after decades of soul-shaking music and life-obliterating demons.
New West (2009)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  May 08, 2009

VIDEO: Three-fourths of Soundgarden, Tad Doyle, Tom Morello do "Spoonman"

Chris Cornell, you may have heard, has made a dance record with Timbaland. How is it? Well, you prob...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 26, 2009


The Big Hurt: The Obama jubilance debriefing

Obama is the first president in history to drop a HOVA reference in a campaign speech by way of a little hand-brushy motion, and rappers turned out in droves to support him.
When celebrities celebrate, metaphors suffer
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 18, 2008

Going on sale: October 3, 2008

Low vs Diamond, MC Frontalot, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 01, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Tom E. Morello

Wow, I’ve never had anyone use the elaborate guise of journalism to let me know that I’m not welcome to bang them. Really, you could’ve just said no.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  July 02, 2008

Strummer vacation

The first two installments of the enormously popular Guitar Hero franchise were designed and developed by Harmonix, a Cambridge-based company famous for employing a horde of musicians.
Guitar Hero 3  is on its own
By RYAN STEWART  |  November 06, 2007

Serj Tankian

Playing almost all the instruments and freed from the Goliath prog-metal of System of a Down, he gives full release to his inner clown parade.
Elect the Dead | Warner Bros.
By KEN MICALLEF  |  October 08, 2007


Locked and loaded

Okay, this is getting ridiculous. It’s already been a strong year for games, with four — four ! — game-of-the-year contenders before Labor Day.
The fall promises a double-barreled blast of gaming greatness
By MITCH KRPATA  |  September 12, 2007

Revolution rock

It’s an incongruous sight at first: Tom Morello strumming an acoustic guitar emblazoned with the words “Whatever It Takes.”
Tom Morello rages quietly against the machine
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  April 17, 2007

A Kind of homecoming

The scene: four chairs, four acoustic guitars, four semi-famous, sensitive singer-songwriters on a small stage in a room with a few dozen chairs.
Dave Gibbs returns to Boston with Low Stars
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 14, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 40

Rage Against the Machine | Paradise Rock Club | January 19, 1993
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

The Coup at ZuZu

Boots Riley, the incendiary, politically minded hip-hop poet, didn’t cause anything close to a ruckus Sunday night at ZuZu.
Boots Riley speaks to power
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  April 04, 2006


Big business

Now that the music biz has licked its wounds from a nasty 2005, things are finally starting to heat up, and an indie-heavy winter is giving way to a more major spring.
The majors gear up for a promising spring
By MATT ASHARE  |  March 10, 2006