Rage Against (and with) the Machine
“I was afraid of what people would think if I cared too much.”
It was around 2003 that I got into Rage Against the Machine. It's one of the earlier points I can trace myself to and find something still recognizably me there. The band's music resonated with something deep in my guts—it still does—and their politics shaped my worldview.
Evil Empire The Battle of Los Angelesthree—Godzilla 2000
Celebrity Death Match
RenegadesI hope that someone will find my message one day when they really need it. Like I do.
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