Rage Against the Machine (album)

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Rage Against the Machine is the debut album by metal and hip hop band Rage Against the Machine, released November 3, 1992. As one of the first full-length fusions of the widely disparate genres, Rage Against the Machine is a landmark album, setting the stage for the late-1990s boom in more pop-oriented fusions like Limp Bizkit, Korn and Linkin Park.

The album cover (at right) featured the controversial photograph of Thich Quang Duc self-immolating in protest of the Buddhist treatment under the South Vietnam government.

The album peaked at #1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart, and at #45 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

The song "Wake Up" is featured in the credits of The Matrix.

In 2001 Q magazine named Rage Against the Machine as one of the 50 Heaviest Albums Of All Time.

Track listing

  1. "Bombtrack" - 4:05
  2. "Killing in the Name" - 5:14
  3. "Take the Power Back" - 5:37
  4. "Settle for Nothing" - 4:48
  5. "Bullet in the Head" - 5:10
  6. "Know Your Enemy" - 4:56
  7. "Wake Up" - 6:04
  8. "Fistful of Steel" - 5:31
  9. "Township Rebellion" - 5:24
  10. "Freedom" - 6:07

Personnel (Guilty Parties)

Chart positions

1993          Rage Against the Machine          Heatseekers            No. 1
1993          Rage Against the Machine          The Billboard 200      No. 45

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