Music: Revolutionary Rock

Loud is back in. And nobody fuses intelligence and volume better than Rage Against the Machine

Zack De la Rocha, lead singer for the rock-hop band Rage Against the Machine, walks into Ca'Brea, a small Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, with revolution on his mind. Dressed in a hooded red sweat top, his dreads tucked into a knit cap, he takes a seat at a corner table and exchanges what, for him, passes as small talk--how money is corrupting politics, the effect of advertising on the editorial content of magazines--before getting down to important issues. He thinks Subcomandante Marcos, leader of Mexico's Zapatista rebels, should be TIME's Man of the Century. On Rage's last CD, De la...

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