Rage Against the Machine RNC – 09.02.08 (Performs Acapella in Crowd)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYwzW2QFnwo[/youtube]

Courtesy of Above the Fold

12 Comments so far

  1. Erica M (ericam) on September 3rd, 2008 @ 9:17 am

    That was great. Based on the tweets I saw, the police seemed to be very concerned about this concert. The band handled that very well.


  2. pro777 on September 3rd, 2008 @ 1:52 pm

    Isn’t it ironic that these men of the people are walking through the protest crowd with their own security force?


  3. Erica M (ericam) on September 3rd, 2008 @ 2:40 pm

    They’re a nationally-known band. Don’t they always have security guys with them?


  4. moe (emoeby) on September 3rd, 2008 @ 4:35 pm

    That was excellent.


  5. pfhyper on September 3rd, 2008 @ 9:00 pm

    Great vid, Greg. Thanks.


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