Rage Against The Machine made a memorable live appearance this morning on BBC 5Live’s breakfast programme. After explaining their reason for supporting the campaign to get them to the Christmas number one in eloquent tones, they played a blistering live version of ‘Killing In The Name Of’. All was going well up to the final few moments, when the inevitable happened and the BBC went into meltdown. Shelagh Fogarty’s response? “We asked them not to do that but they did it anyway, so go and buy Joe’s record. It’s three minutes past nine”. Good work all round we say.
Here’s a new video which features the actual performance: