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The Atlas Underground by Tom Morello

Tom Morello

The Atlas Underground

Release Date: Oct 12, 2018

Genre(s): Rap, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Hardcore Rap, Rap-Rock

Record label: Mom + Pop Music


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Album Review: The Atlas Underground by Tom Morello

Very Good, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10

After years of recording and collaborating with a dizzying number of musicians, prolific axeman Tom Morello combined his inspired guitar wizardry and revolutionary's spirit with a genre smorgasbord of surprises on The Atlas Underground. Billed as a genre of music that hitherto hadn't existed, The Atlas Underground blends Morello's guitar firepower with pounding EDM beats, cutting social justice rhymes, and urgent rock vocals, like a modernized union of the Judgment Night and Spawn soundtracks from the '90s. In regards to Morello's own sprawling discography, this set honors the spirit of outspoken protest from his dusty Nightwatchman work, but veers closer to the cross-genre aggression of Street Sweeper Social Club and Prophets of Rage.

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New Musical Express (NME) - 60
Based on rating 3/5

The Rage Against the Machine guitarist has made an EDM album. A confounding move, but he's earned it Tom Morello is still raging, but the machine could do with a little oil. The former Rage Against The Machine guitarist's legacy as a musical titan is, at this stage, almost completely bulletproof. He is, undeniably, one of the most distinctive guitar players of all time, his chucka-chucka style and noose-thick riffs an immediately identifiable signature sound - an achievement that shouldn't be taken for granted.

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