Rage Against The Machine - Battle Of Los Angeles (CD)

Rage Against the Mac

Write a review


R 108

eB1 080

Discovery Miles  1 080

Shipped in 10 to 12 working days

When do I get it?

Prepaid codes are delivered to you via email as soon as payment has been approved.

When do I get it?

Once payment has been approved, purchased eBooks are added to your Digital Library, ready for you to download.

When do I get it?

Gift vouchers are delivered via email to the recipient as soon as payment has been approved.

Of course you want to know — When do I get it?


We strive at all times to get it to you on time but here are some indications:

If we say In Stock, we dispatch within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say In Stock (You can also collect in cpt), the stock is available from our Cape Town warehouse and you can collect on the same working day if your payment has been authorised and you collect before 5pm.

If we say dispatched between X and Y days then it takes X to Y days to receive from a supplier and it will then be with you within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say Pre-order it means that your item will be dispatched to you on the day it's released and arrive with the time span of the shipping plan you chose.

And then there's the Weekend. In order to receive goods on the weekend, select our weekend delivery option when checking out.

If this is all too confusing, call us on 087 362 8000 or send an e-mail to info@takealot.com. One of our friendly employees will get back to you pronto.


Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 days. Learn more

Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 Days


Returns

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the items to us in their original condition and packaging within 30 days of receipt and we will issue a credit which can be used to place a new order.

Exchanges (Fashion, sportswear and shoes only)

Wrong size? Don't quite like the colour? You can exchange your purchased item for a different size and/or colour up to 30 days from the day you received it, completely free of charge.

The item must be unworn and unused (other than trials) with the original tags still attached. Packaging should be returned in an undamaged condition with the item

When does this policy not apply?

If the item is:
  • older than 30 days
  • opened, unsealed, used or missing any accessories
  • a digital product such as an eBook, electronic voucher, gaming code or other digital download;
  • an audio or video recording or computer software that has been unsealed;
  • a newspaper, periodical or magazine;
  • a foodstuff, beverage, or other product intended for everyday consumption;
  • a nursing or maternity product that has been unsealed, including (but not limited to) breast pumps, bottles, formula, maternity underwear, nappies and wipes;
  • a beauty product or fragrance which has been used; or
  • a product which has been personalised for you or made to your specifications.

Find out more about Exchanges & Returns


Categories
RockPopMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Heavy Metal
  3. Rap Metal
Number of Discs
1
Number of Items
1
Title
The Battle of Los Angeles [PA]
Media
CD
BarCode
074646963029
Country of Origin
USA
Label
Epic
Distributor
Sony Music Distribution (
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
074646963029
Previews

Rolling Stone (11/11/99, pp.129-30) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[BATTLE] is to rap metal what Public Enemy's IT TAKES A NATION OF MILLIONS...was to hip-hop; It brings the noise..."
Spin (5/01, p.112) - Ranked #47 in Spin's "50 Most Essential Punk Records".
Spin (12/99, pp.213-4) - 9 out of 10 - "...a record that perfectly articulates the rap-rock youth rally they themselves spearheaded....They've become a great band that cuts through irony at the same time it piles up contradictions..."
Entertainment Weekly (11/5/99, pp.79-80) - "...This is music made to agitate, not seduce, and at that it succeeds triumphantly....[RATM] make a case that there are still some things worth fighting for." - Rating: A
CMJ (1/10/00, p.3) - Ranked #5 in CMJ's "Top 30 Editorial Picks [for 1999]."
CMJ (11/1/99, p.3) - "...displays [Tom Morello's] virtuosic guitar talents, stomping on effects pedals and churning out resonant, body-slamming riffs that will leave you shuddering....Anger is a gift, and RATM effectively shapes the emotion into compact, blustery songs..."
Vibe (12/99, p.248) - "...a faster cleaner, and far more diverse than anything [they] ever recorded....Rage's music moves confidently forward....BATTLE won't disappoint..."
Urban Latino (1/00, p.82) - 3 out of 4 - "...another justice driven steamroller....their conscientious use of talent and wrath for the forces of good is surely applaudable..."
Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "[T]his was arguably their finest hour. Tight, focused, relentlessly heavy..."
NME (Magazine) (11/6/99, p.46) - 7 out of 10 - "...This record rocks...another album of ranting, churning, slamming heavy funk-metal....Wicked!....Keep raging, mad Yank commies, your planet needs you."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Testify
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Guerrilla Radio
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Calm Like A Bomb
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Mic Check
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Sleep Now In The Fire
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Born Of A Broken Man
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Born As Ghosts
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Maria
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Voice Of The Voiceless
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] New Millennium Homes
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Ashes In The Fall
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] War Within A Breath
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Testify
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Guerrilla Radio
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Calm Like a Bomb
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Mic Check
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Sleep Now in the Fire
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Born of a Broken Man
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Born as Ghosts
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Maria
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Voice of the Voiceless
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] New Millennium Homes
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Ashes in the Fall
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] War Within a Breath
Genre
Pop / Rock
Country
South Africa
Notes

Rage Against The Machine: Zack De La Rocha (vocals); Tom Morello (guitar); Y.tim.K (bass); Brad Wilk (drums).
Recorded at A&M Studios, Hollywood, California; Royaltone Studios, North Hollywood, California; Silent Sound Studios and Southern Tracks, Atlanta, Georgia; Sunset Sound and Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California.
"Guerrilla Radio" won the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance. THE BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.
Personnel: Zack de la Rocha (vocals); Tom Morello (guitar); Brad Wilk (drums).
Audio Mixer: Brendan O'Brien .
Recording information: A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA; Royalstone Studios, North Hollywood, CA; Royaltone Studios, Hollywood, CA; Silent Sound Studios, Atlanta, GA; Southern Tracks, Atlanta, GA; Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA; Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographers: Steven Tirona; Danny Clinch.
Arrangers: Tom Morello; Zack de la Rocha; Brad Wilk.
Rage Against the Machine doesn't release rushed albums for the sake of exposure. Each of the band's deftly crafted full-length albums has defined a progression in the group's sound and musical vision.
Here, Rage has taken the dynamics of its unique style to a deeper level, as evidenced on "Mic Check," which features gentle, unsettling guitar work by Tom Morello, who is deservedly hailed as an innovator of the instrument. The mid-tempo funk of "Maria" finds vocalist Zach De La Rocha telling the poetic story of an immigrant factory worker whose dream of freedom leads her unknowingly into modern-day slavery. Taking up the cause of death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jabal, De La Rocha questions the validity of his trial in "Guerilla Radio" and fleshes out his argument in "Voice of the Voiceless." "Sleep Now in the Fire" finds De La Rocha making historical references to government greed and the darker side of human nature. Though other rap/metal acts may have seemingly copped some of its musical traits, Rage Against the Machine has a conviction and passion that cannot be matched by any other band in the genre.

Date Released
1999-02-11
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Performer
Rage Against the Machine
Producer
Rage Against The Machine; Brendan O'Brien
Artists
  1. Rage Against The Machine
Duration
45m 39s
Engineer
Sugar D; Nick DiDia; Russ Fowler; Ryan Williams

No reviews yet.

Be the first!

R 108

Shop by Department