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Rage Against the Machine were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as performers in 2023.

Rage Against the Machine

The name says it all. Rage Against the Machine was a political and musical force that could not be reckoned with.

Combining guttural screams, deep funk grooves, and the in-your-face ferocity of punk and metal, Rage fought to end injustice around the globe. Every aspect of Rage Against the Machine throttled the status quo. Formed in 1991, the Los Angeles quartet took aim at oppressive systems of power – cultural, political, economic, and otherwise – and did everything they could to foment a revolution. Musically, Rage Against the Machine’s subversion involved molten hybrids of hip-hop, punk, metal, funk, and rock. More at

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Archival Resources

Listed below are notable collections and items from the Rock Hall's Archives. You can find more by searching our catalog here

Influence & Legacy

RATM were influenced by...

RATM inspired people like...

  • Linkin Park
  • Against Me!
  • Run the Jewels
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