Welcome to the latest edition of Masterpiece Reviews. Once again, we’ve thrown on our favorite velvet robe, turned up the fire, and are here to regale you with stories of the greatest and most classic albums of all time. It’s a fresh, new perspective on why these albums are filed under “M” for masterpiece.
This week, in honor of its 20th anniversary, host Nick Freed looks back at the fiery sophomore album from Rage Against The Machine, Evil Empire. With its sharp lyrics, bombastic instrumentation, and memorable songs, including “Bulls On Parade” and “People of the Sun”, this album would cement the band’s place as musical revolutionaries while also being branded as dangerous by parents and politicians. Check out the video above.