Music: After Rage, Harmony

The best parts of Soundgarden and Rage Against the Machine unite on an album that rocks, gently

Rage Against The Machine's most recognizable part--dreadlocked singer Zack de la Rocha--was also its most annoying. Instead of making like a good front man and lifting the band with his kinetic presence, de la Rocha screeched radical political slogans over the group's underappreciated guitarist and thunder-clap rhythm section. His four albums with Rage proved one thing: it is hard to find a rhyme for Zapatista. When de la Rocha quit the band in 2000, guitarist Tom Morello used the opportunity to marry up. He called former Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell--one of the signature voices of grunge--and pitched him on joining Rage's...

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