WRD 2015: Protest And Refuge - Metal And Social Justice Thu, 2015-02-19 18:25

WRD 2015: Protest And Refuge – Metal And Social Justice

Episode 1, Rage Against The Machine

In this episode, Jake Leyland discusses the relationship between metal music and social justice movements. By looking at the lyrics and music of Rage Against the Machine, Jake explores the band’s criticisms of the political agenda promoted by the US in the early 1990s both towards the Zapatista movement in Mexico and the wider world.

This episode is part of a mini-series which will explore other sub genres, and social justice movements.

Tracklist:

?Bombtrack?
?Guerilla Radio?
?Bulls On Parade?
?Take the Power Back”