Rage Against The Machine: “Kick Out The Jams (live)” from Renegades

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About “Kick Out The Jams (live)”

“Kick Out The Jams (live)” is a hidden song by Rage Against The Machine from their album Renegades.

A live version of “Kick Out The Jams”, also featured on the album as a studio recording.

“Kick Out The Jams” is a powerful and iconic song originally recorded by the American rock band MC5. It was the opening track of their 1969 debut album Kick Out The Jams, which is widely regarded as a landmark release in the development of punk rock and the broader counterculture movement.

The song’s explosive live performance, captured in the album version, became legendary. Its famous opening line, “Kick out the jams, motherfuckers!” became an anthem for the band and a rallying cry for fans seeking a release from conformity and oppression.

About Renegades

Renegades is the fourth studio album by American rock band Rage Against the Machine, released in 2000. It serves as a powerful collection of covers, featuring the band’s unique and politically charged interpretation of various songs from diverse genres. With their signature blend of heavy guitar riffs, explosive rhythms, and Zack de la Rocha’s fiery vocals, Rage Against the Machine transforms each track into a forceful statement of rebellion and defiance.

From the energetic opening of “Microphone Fiend” to the intense rendition of Bruce Springsteen’s “The Ghost of Tom Joad,” and the fierce take on Cypress Hill’s “How I Could Just Kill a Man,” Renegades showcases the band’s ability to infuse their own energy and message into the songs they cover. The album also includes powerful tracks like “Renegades of Funk” and “Street Fighting Man,” which amplify the band’s political and social consciousness.

Renegades serves as a testament to Rage Against the Machine’s ability to take music from various genres and make it their own, delivering a potent blend of aggression, activism, and musical prowess. It stands as a testament to their artistic integrity and their dedication to challenging societal norms through their music.

How to find “Kick Out The Jams (live)”

On CD: Go directly to track #15

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