Last month, Avenged Sevenfold wrapped a sold-out tour in support of their latest album, The Stage. The month-long trek found the group playing arenas around the country, but singer M. Shadows tells Rolling Stone that the metal outfit’s upcoming summer tour “will be our biggest trek yet. In terms of production and song selection, it feels like the whole cycle has been leading up to this.” More
04/19/2017 by PeekYou Team
Tom Morello Premiered a New Solo Song Called “Keep Going” On an Intercept Podcast Featuring Julian Assange
Author: Winston Cook-Wilson / Source: Spin
Today’s episode of Intercepted, Jeremy Scahill’s podcast for the Glenn Greenwald-founded online magazine The Intercept, mostly consists of an interview with Julian Assange, the ever-controversial head of Wikileaks. More
11/27/2016 by PeekYou Team
Source: Rolling Stone
“While I don’t agree with all that Fidel Castro did there is ample reason why he is vilified in the US and yet remains a huge hero throughout the Third World,” Morello wrote.
The Prophets of Rage mastermind then listed Castro’s lesser-publicized achievements: “By defying Yankee imperialism for 50 years, instituting the best healthcare, child immunization and literacy systems in the Western Hemisphere (surpassing the US and Canada), exporting doctors to countries in need all over the globe (the Bush administration turned down his offer to send medical teams to New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina), and being an unrepentant advocate of the poor and exploited it is no surprise that millions will mourn his passing.”
Morello, with Audioslave, became the first U.S. rock band to perform in Cuba when they staged a free Havana concert in 2005; Morello’s previous band Rage Against the Machine often employed iconography and philosophies from Castro’s friend and fellow revolutionary Che Guevara during their tenure.
“That experience will be one I will always treasure,” Morello…