Few rock guitarists in the 1990s were as groundbreaking as Tom Morello, who incorporated myriad different styles into his own playing, which spread across a number of bands and solo projects into the 21st century. His trademark style -- elastic slapping, atmospheric distortion, and effects that resembled turntable scratching -- was a crucial component of Rage Against the Machine's rap-metal sonic attack in the late '90s, helping launch Morello and the band to Grammy-winning, multi-platinum success. After that influential outfit entered an indefinite hiatus in 2000,Morello's signature guitar could be heard in supergroups Audioslave, Prophets of Rage, and Street Sweeper Social Club. Additionally,is also a vocal political activist and solo artist who performs as the Nightwatchman.
See him takeover The NorVA on May 15th!
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