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The Best Rage Against The Machine Albums of All Time 

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Rage Against the Machine is known to many as one of the best alternative rock bands and one of the best rap rock bands. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Rage Against the Machine albums, with the help of your votes. Formed in Los Angeles in the early '90s after Zack de la Rocha, guitarist Tom Morello and the rest of Rage left their respective, struggling Los Angeles bands, RATM released their self-titled debut and created their own genre. 

This Rage Against the Machine discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Rage Against the Machine albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Rage Against the Machine singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Rage Against the Machine album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Rage Against the Machine album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

Albums here include everything from their sophomore release The Battle of Los Angeles (1999) to the more recent Renegades (2000).

This list of popular Rage Against the Machine CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

Rage Against the Machine... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rage Against The Machine Albums of All Time
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1. Bombtrack
2. Killing in the Name
3. Take the Power Back
4. Settle for Nothing
5. Bullet in the Head
6. Know Your Enemy
7. Wake Up
8. Fistful of Steel
9. Township Rebellion
10. Freedom

Release Date: 1992

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Evil Empire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rage Against The Machine Albums of All Time
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1. People of the Sun
2. Bulls on Parade
3. Vietnow
4. Revolver
5. Snakecharmer
6. Tire Me
7. Down Rodeo
8. Without a Face
9. Wind Below
10. Roll Right
11. Year of tha Boomerang

Release Date: 1996

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The Battle of Los Angele... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rage Against The Machine Albums of All Time
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1. Testify
2. Guerrilla Radio
3. Calm Like a Bomb
4. Mic Check
5. Sleep Now in the Fire
6. Born of a Broken Man
7. Born as Ghosts
8. Maria
9. Voice of the Voiceless
10. New Millennium Homes
11. Ashes in the Fall
12. War Within a Breath

Release Date: 1999

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Renegades is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rage Against The Machine Albums of All Time
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1. Microphone Fiend
2. Pistol Grip Pump
3. Kick Out the Jams
4. Renegades of Funk
5. Beautiful World
6. I'm Housin'
7. In My Eyes
8. How I Could Just Kill a Man
9. The Ghost of Tom Joad
10. Down on the Street
11. Street Fighting Man
12. Maggie's Farm

Release Date: 2000

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