Singer/Guitarist Says They Do “Great Damage” To Women During BBC’s Woman’s Hour SEP 10, 2015 – Chrissie Hynde, Leader of the 1980s English punk pop rock band The Pretenders, has been making the rounds pushing her book and also pushing boundaries on women’s issues lately. Last week she made ripples claiming responsibility for a sexual…
Conservative hate-talk show host Rush Limbaugh who has been under fire recently for his 3-day anti-women hate-filled diatribe attack on activist Sandra Fluke, has been ordered by another musical artist to stop playing their music. Last week it was Peter Gabriel and the Canadian trio Rush, and now when Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine heard that Limbaugh had played their 1999 song "Sleep Now in the Fire" he tweeted and told Limbaugh to stop using their music:
Rage Against The Machine is one of the biggest activist bands ever, with lyrics that are not afraid to be in-your-face political, with songs such as, "Killing in the Name" and "Sleep Now in the Fire". Tom Morello of course has his alter-ego "The Nightwatchman" who has been heavily involved with the Occupy Movement. Watch the Michael Moore directed video of "Sleep Now in the Fire" below. (Photo credit: Penner/Flickr)
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