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Release date: 10 November 1992
Style: Alternative metal, Nu metal


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Disc I
01. Bombtrack
02. Killing In The Name
03. Take The Power Back
04. Settle For Nothing
05. Bullet In The Head
06. Know Your Enemy [feat. Maynard James Keenan]
07. Wake Up
08. Fistful Of Steel
09. Township Rebellion
10. Freedom

Disc II [bonus]
01. Darkness
02. Year Of Tha Boomerang
03. Freedom [remix]
04. Take The Power Back [live]

Top 20 albums of 1992: 8

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Explosive. In my humble opinion, that is the best adjective for the self-titled debut of the American angry madmen Rage Against The Machine. Ten times the shockwave of a bomb, right in your face. A catchy, yet vicious message of hate to the authorities, to 'the man'. Ten times a call for battle, to stand for your (their) ideals and to call war upon the enemy, capitalism and the right-wing.

published 03.03.2008 | Comments (29)

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Cynic Metalhead - 18.07.2011 at 05:09  
Rating: 9 Nerve cracker.
Neiluria - 01.06.2012 at 02:05  
Rating: 10 Mythical
GrayWiZZarD - 03.06.2012 at 06:11  
  Best RAGE album
Druss - 03.06.2012 at 16:21  
Rating: 9 One of my favourite albums of all time, the album that pretty much got me into metal. An album released on my birthday no less
megadeath13 - 10.11.2012 at 12:55  
  One of my all time favourite Albums. All Rage classics are in it.
Illog1cal - 21.01.2013 at 23:28  
  All killer no filler and I really mean that.
Metropolis_Dream - 15.04.2013 at 19:26  
  Rap metal at its best. RATM were way ahead ot their time and released a timeless debut here.
Boxcar Willy - 31.01.2014 at 06:03  
Rating: 8 Awesome album. So much fun, I could just listen to it for days.
Ace Frawley - 16.04.2014 at 07:17  
Rating: 7 I can still remember clearly the first time I heard the song "Killing in the Name" on the radio and I just couldn't believe the power and the aggression. The swearing really shocked me too. I was a young, innocent, mild-mannered man.
RavenEffect - 25.04.2014 at 21:50  
Rating: 10 One of the best records of the 90's and one of my favourite of all time.
SongsOfDarkness - 27.10.2014 at 03:50  
  Oh my fucking good
Opethian - 06.04.2015 at 07:12  
Rating: 9 The best!
Reaper_Redeamer - 23.08.2015 at 21:03  
Rating: 7 I loved this maaaany years back then, but to be honest except "Killin in the name of" and let's say "Bombtrack" the rest is somewhat the same loop...

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