Travis Barker and Machine Gun Kelly cover “Killing in the Name” for Black Lives Matter

Are we seeing an actual resurgence in protest music? If the material from the last week is any indication, the answer is “yes.”

Travis Barker of blink-182 got together with Machine Gun Kelly to record a cover of Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name” with proceeds going to Black Lives Matter.

Both Travis and MGK have participated in protests in LA.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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