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Tom Morello
Tom Morello

Background information
Birth name Thomas Baptiste Morello
Born May 30, 1964
Born place Harlem, New York
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Alternative Metal
Funk Metal
Years active 1980—present
Label(s) Epic Records
Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Interscope Records
Associated acts Street Sweeper Social Club
Rage Against the Machine
The Nightwatchman
Lock Up
Electric Sheep
Class of '99
Cypress Hill

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Thomas Baptiste "Tom" Morello (born May 30, 1964) is a Grammy Award-winning American guitarist best known for his tenure with the bands Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, his acoustic solo act The Nightwatchman, and his newest group, Street Sweeper Social Club. He is best-known for his use of guitar effects, his innovative guitar solos, his use of tapping, and his heavy riffs. He was featured as one of the guitarists in Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"and was ranked #26 .

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Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Announces New Album

July 9, 2010
Street Sweeper Social Club, which features Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello, have announced details of a new mini album. 'The Ghetto Blaster' is due to be released via digital download on August 16 and CD on September 6.  Read more 

Tributes To Guitar Legend Les Paul Flood In

August 14, 2009
Tributes to late guitar innovator Les Paul have been flooding in from the music world in the hours following the 94 year-old's death yesterday. Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash was one of the first to express his sadness at Paul's passing, describing him as a “one of the most stellar human beings I've ever known” on his Twitter page.  Read more 

Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello To Play Pete Seeger Birthday Party

March 19, 2009
Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello and Eddie Vedder will perform at a gig celebrating the 90th birthday of Pete Seeger on May 3rd. Other acts due to perform at New York's Madison Square Garden include Steve Earle, Ben Harper and Billy Bragg.  Read more 

Rage Against The Machine Hail Historic Barack Obama Election Win

November 7, 2008
Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello has hailed Barack Obama's victory in the US presidential elections. In an interview with Spinner, Morello said he was overwhelmed and said Mr Obama's win could be revolutinary for America.  Read more 

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Tom Morello Plans Second Album

July 1, 2008
Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello is set to release a second solo album called the ‘Fabled City’. The follow up to his debut ‘One Man Revolution’ released under the alias The Nigthwatchman will include contributions from System of a Down singer Serj Tankian on several songs.  Read more 

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