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'Rage' Guitarist: Paul Ryan Is the Machine

Tom Morello says famous fan is what he's raging against

(Newser) - Paul Ryan has on occasion cited Rage Against the Machine as one of his favorite bands, which "is amusing," writes guitarist Tom Morello in Rolling Stone , "because he is the embodiment of the machine that our music has been raging against." Oh, sure, Ryan has some... More »

Hendrix Voted Greatest Guitarist Ever

Rolling Stone panel puts legendary axeman at top of best 100 list

(Newser) - Rolling Stone assembled a team of top guitarists and industry experts to vote on the greatest 100 guitarists of all time and few will be surprised to find '60s legend Jimi Hendrix topping the list. Eric Clapton came second and Jimmy Page third, with Keith Richards and Jeff Beck... More »

Stars Demand Bush 'Music Torture' Files

Time for torturers to face the music, say celebs

(Newser) - A coalition of celebrity musicians is demanding the release of Bush administration documents revealing how music was used to torture Guantanamo Bay inmates. Songs from Metallica, The Real Slim Shady, and the Star Spangled Banner, among many others, were blasted all day for days on end to rattle prisoners, inmates... More »

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