So I’ll rip the mic, rip the stage, rip the system —
I was born to rage against ’em.
Fist in ya face, in the place, and I’ll drop
the style clearly — know your enemy!
Lyrics from “Know Your Enemy” by Rage Against the Machine, 1992.
Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), Zack de la Rocha (vocals), and Tom Morello (guitars) of Rage Against the Machine at Madison Square Garden. On their Public Service Announcement Tour.
Photos by Rick Stachura. August 11, 2022.
(1) de la Rocha spits fire.
(2) Calling out both Republican and Democratic hypocrisy.
(3) de la Rocha finds his mark.