Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1992 Ratings: #24 / 352
User Score
1992 Ratings: #1
Liked by 98 people
November 3, 1992 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epic / Label
Garth Richardson and Rage Against the Machine / Producer
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Sputnikmusic

The band's debut album was a total masterpiece, with not one bad song, just totally awesome.

91
Pitchfork
Rage Against the Machine’s debut is a radical fistful of funk, rap, and rock. Through its power, it remains an essential call to activism and a necessary lesson on how to withstand the opposition.
90
AllMusic
Probably the first album to successfully merge the seemingly disparate sounds of rap and heavy metal, Rage Against the Machine's self-titled debut was groundbreaking enough when released in 1992, but many would argue that it has yet to be surpassed in terms of influence and sheer brilliance -- though countless bands have certainly tried.
amw100
87

me liking this album kinda proves to me that my problem with metal is usually the vocals.

BradTasteMusic
95

I didn't like this album when I was a kid. I liked Evil Empire better, but holy shit. This has really blown my skull out of my brain and has become one of my favorite metal albums of all time. It has an energy that is unmatched and it mind melting from front to back.

MasterCrackfox
94

Although most notable to music fans and a widespread audience as one of the most recognizable album covers of all time, Rage Against the Machine's debut album is not an original photo from the group. The album cover is a Pulitzer-prize winning photo by Malcolm Browne of Thích Quảng Đức burning himself alive in protest of the Vietnamese government oppressing and killing Buddhists, which was taken in 1963. Browne stated that he kept shooting photos of the incident which protected ... read more

evergreenarbor
90

An excellently-written rap metal album whose messages ring true even 30 years later.

Favorite songs: Bombtrack, Killing in the Name, Bullet in the Head, Know Your Enemy
Least favorite songs: n/a

Salvatoridis
100

i wont say anything i'll just let my rating talk

hello im the rating this album is pretty epic

haha get it cause i said i'll let the rating talk, haha im so funny

god why GOOOOOOOD WHYYYYYY

Ferrets_and_me
95

God damn, i didn't think i would like something like this but jeez was i wrong this is one of the best listens in a while i mean it made me like insanley distorted intrumentals and yh the vocals are pretty great.

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