The Battle Of Los Angeles (album) by Rage Against The Machine

The Battle Of Los Angeles
The Battle Of Los Angeles by Rage Against The Machine
Year: 1999
Overall rank: 682nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 613 votes)
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Award Top 20 albums of 1999 (17th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (123rd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (682nd)
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Rage Against The Machine bestography

The Battle Of Los Angeles is ranked 2nd best out of 5 albums by Rage Against The Machine on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Rage Against The Machine is Rage Against The Machine which is ranked number 118 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 14,629.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 613 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 5% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 75.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 76.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.5.

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65/100
From 05/05/2018 08:14
Incredible to think 'The Battle Of Los Angeles ' remains RAT's most recent release of original material , the album is now nudging 19 years by 2018

IMHO this is a real mixed bag...

"Guerrilla Radio" is sublime and one of THE great songs period

"Testify " , "Calm Like a Bomb" , " Sleep Now In the Fire " and " War Within a Breath " are all GREAT and I could listen to them all day

The other tracks are merely ok and "Maria" is a bit of a stinker

Fortunately the terrific tracks carry this album and I definitely prefer its more polished package versus their debut which was way too ARGHHHHHHHH ..... from beginning to end

You must jump on to YouTube and check out the official videos for Guerrilla Radio / Sleep Now In the Fire and Calm Like a Bomb . They really are incredible and compliment this album perfectly

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80/100
From 04/17/2018 07:17
Better than Evil Empire, but not as exhilarating as their debut. A little "Safe" in comparison, but wtf, it's a good album.
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60/100
From 05/03/2016 16:29
I really enjoyed this album a bit. Energetic and explosive instrumentals through and through. The lyrics did seem a bit forced and disjointed at times, as if hes just shouting random political words. But other than that i really enjoyed it, definitely in my top ten albums of its decade.
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From 01/27/2016 14:08
Simply a great record!
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From 01/06/2016 01:10
About equal to Evil Empire for me.

On one hand, this album does feel a bit "safe" to me. More or less, Rage has returned to the sound of their self-titled debut. Only this time around, the songs are shorter in length and have less profanity, making them more radio-friendly.

On the other hand, this album is definitely more consistent than Evil Empire, and it contains one of my favourite RATM songs: "Calm Like A Bomb".
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80/100
From 11/04/2015 19:28
Very very good. Explosive! Maybe better than Evil Empire
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From 10/28/2014 10:36
"My fears hunt me down
Capturing my memories
The frontier of loss
They try to escape across the street where
Jesus stripped bare
And raped the spirit he was supposed to nurture
In the name of my in the name of my "

One of the best albums ever.
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80/100
From 08/19/2014 12:36
Absolutely a ground breaking group and album. Music that reminds you of the 1960 and 1970's bands that were protesting everything from Vietnam to politics in general. Of course with a late 90 's and early 2000's sound.
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From 04/09/2014 14:32
Explosions!
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From 10/18/2013 16:50
Intense. Very very intense.
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