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Tom Morello covers Jimi, collaborates with Slash & honors Eddie Van Halen on new 'Comandante' EP

Tom Morello

Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello packs a whole lot into his new solo EP, Comandante.

The five-track collection opens with a massive instrumental cover of Jimi Hendrix‘s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” followed by a collaboration with Slash of Guns N’ Roses called “Interstate 80.” Additionally, Comandante includes a blistering, 67-second shred-fest titled “Secretariat,” which is a tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen.

“Interstate 80” is also accompanied by a video featuring Morello and Slash’s Guitar Hero avatars, which you can watch now streaming on YouTube.

Comandante is available now via digital outlets.

Morello released his solo debut album, The Atlas Underground, in 2018. It includes guest spots from Portugal. the Man, Rise Against‘s Tim McIlrath, Gary Clark Jr., K.Flay and Mumford & SonsMarcus Mumford, among others.

(Video contains uncensored profanity.)

By Josh Johnson
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