Them vultures robbin’ everyone, leave nothin’ but chains.
Pick a point here at home, yes, the picture’s the same:
There’s a field full of slaves, some corn and some debt.
There’s a ditch full of bodies, the check for the rent.
Lyrics from “Calm Like a Bomb” by Rage Against the Machine, 1999.
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 does “Bombtrack.”
(2) Morello readies some feedback.
(3) Wilk smacks his snare.