Tom Morello admitted he regretted Rage Against The Machine’s naked Lollapalooza protest “when the law enforcement arrived”.
The ‘Killing In The Name’ guitarist and his bandmates took to the phase as the opening act at the 1993 demonstrate with no clothes on, and he recalled how speedily the crowd turned.
He explained to Uncut magazine: “There was an outpouring of pleasure amid the group for the first five minutes. Then there was an intriguing stand-off as it was crystal clear this was not just some sort of fast stunt.
“Then then for the past 5 minutes there was outright hostility – booing and giving us the finger and quarter coins currently being thrown at our d****.
“The time I want I had my trousers on was when the law enforcement arrived.
Tom unveiled he hid with members of Fishbone, for the reason that he realized he’d be ready to healthy in.
He additional: “I ran to the only spot that a bare black man may well be undercover backstage at Lollapalooza, and that was the Fishbone tour bus…
“They have been sitting close to in different states of undress observing ‘Star Wars’, so I in shape ideal in.
“Hopefully in some way we produced the issue that controversial songs is not some thing you can choose for granted, you have to combat for it. While folks just remember us standing there naked.”