Rage Against The Machine’s Most Incendiary Moments



The Revolution Will Be Televised

Throughout the duration of the band, Rage’s inclusion of radical lyrics would transcend its music and find its way on screen. Under the direction of legendary music video director Peter Christopherson, the videos for Rage Against The Machine songs “Bombtrack,” “Freedom,” and, “People of the Sun” respectively contained information about the Peruvian rebel group El Sendero Luminoso, Native American Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier and the EZLN, the indigenous uprising from Chiapas state of Mexico. MTV would keep “Freedom” and “People of The Sun” videos in rotation despite their political nature, while “Bombtrack” found its way to Rage’s last live concert DVD.

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