Rage Against The Machine Release Live Album ‘The Battle of Mexico City’
Rage Against The Machine surprised fans by making the audio version of The Battle of Mexico City available on all major streaming platforms.
The Battle of Mexico City was originally released as a concert film in February 2001. The concert was filmed on October 28, 1999 in Mexico City’s MX Palacio de los Deportes during the band’s tour in support of their third studio album, 1999’s The Battle of Los Angeles. It marked Rage’s first concert in Mexico City, Mexico.
In honor of The Battle of Mexico City now being available for streaming, Rage has released limited-edition merch at RageMerch.com. In a statement on the new merch, the band said, “Rage Against The Machine has collaborated with two artist groups based in Mexico to create a capsule to celebrate the anniversary of this momentous first appearance in CDMX. Designs created for the anniversary are limited to 500 units available for sale, and proceeds will be shared with the creators.”
Three t-shirts are currently available for purchase, with prices ranging from $30-$40.