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Revelations (Music - Audioslave) Five years ago, Rage Against the Machine replaced their departed frontman with Soundgarden's Chris Cornell to form Audioslave — and they've been...Revelations (Music - Audioslave)Rock Five years ago, Rage Against the Machine replaced their departed frontman with Soundgarden's Chris Cornell to form Audioslave — and they've been...2006-09-04

Five years ago, Rage Against the Machine replaced their departed frontman with Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell to form Audioslave — and they’ve been coasting on his unmistakable vocals ever since. But the band’s third CD Revelations marks the awakening of Tom Morello: Returning to the guitar-as-turntable style he patented with Rage, Morello pulls the band out of its generic aggro-rock rut. Despite some missteps (the grating funk of ”Broken City”), this comes close to fulfilling the promise of Audioslave’s pedigree.

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