1,000 musicians gather to play Rage Against the Machine hit

"Killing in the Name" has never been played quite like this! Thanks to Rockin'1000, a thousand musicians from around the globe gathered at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, Germany to play Rage Against the Machine's 1991 hit song together. In some ways, it's a hot, loud mess. In others, it's a beautiful, beautiful thing. Judge for yourself (or not, you don't have to do what I tell you).

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Gentleman fights excavator

This squabble between a rock-throwing human and a nimble excavator went on for several minutes. Finnish police arrived and broke it up before a clear victor emerged. Read the rest

Prophets of Rage play Cleveland RNC, kick off 'Make America Rage Again' tour in 35 U.S. cities

The Republican National Convention will have an unwelcome soundtrack this week from activist supergroup Prophets of Rage. Read the rest

This line from a Rage Against The Machine song sounds like something funny in Japanese

“Rage Against the Machine's Killing in the Name lyrics "and now you do what they told ya" sounds like 'break the chicken nuggets, daddy' in Japanese,” says Redditor seasalty_. “A television show made a video about it.” Read the rest