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Tom Morello Has Cameo Appearance In "Iron Man" Movie

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Blabbermouth.net reports via The Pulse of Radio: If you're one of the tens of millions of people who saw "Iron Man" this past weekend, you might have noticed that a guard in the terrorist camp where the early part of the film takes place looked a lot like RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello. A glance at the cast list during the closing credits confirmed that Morello does indeed make a cameo appearance in the film, although he has no dialogue and gets creamed by the first incarnation of "Iron Man" pretty quickly. Morello also played guitar on part of the film's score, which was composed by Hans Zimmer.

Morello's previous acting credits include "Star Trek: Insurrection" and "Made". The latter was directed by Jon Favreau, who also directed "Iron Man".

The guitarist has also contributed to the scores of "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and "Dodgeball".

Morello just completed a stint as THE NIGHTWATCHMAN on the Justice Tour '08 and will hit Europe with RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE later this month to begin a series of summer festival shows.

"Iron Man", which stars Robert Downey Jr. as the Marvel Comics super hero, earned more than $100 million at the box office since opening on Friday (May 2), with a sequel already announced for spring of 2010.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Tom Morello is a fxcking hack and since I'm the first post, I want to say that anyone that looks at this post becasue they appreciate Tom Morello needs an ear transplant.

# May 7, 2008 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. SlugEmperor writes:

well personally i think thats pretty cool

# May 7, 2008 @ 3:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. broken face writes:

Leave tom alone man his just doin what he enjoys n his a great guitarist so let him chill an do his thing.

# May 7, 2008 @ 4:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BLACKDOG writes:

Saw IRON MAN(AWESOME FILM)Never saw Tom.

# May 7, 2008 @ 5:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. LiquidMetal writes:

Im gonna watch indiana jones before iron man, 15 days left...

# May 7, 2008 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Serpico writes:

CrawfordTexasJingoJango - Morello is an innovative player with a unique style. Who the heck are you? Right... you're a nobody. Get a life hick.

# May 7, 2008 @ 11:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Damn, it looks like a lot of you need ear transplants. And Serpico, I may be a nobody, but YOU'RE a Tom Morello fan.

# May 8, 2008 @ 8:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Diamond Oz writes:

I like Audioslave, not a fan of RATM and I can take or leave his guitar playing. He's good, but I wouldn't call him a guitar god or anything. As far as Iron Man goes, I wanna see it as soon as possible lol. Was never a big fan of the comics, it was ok but nothing special but I'm told the film rules. Plus with Tim Roth in it, how can you go wrong?

Now playing: Dueling Banjos (from Deliverance)

# May 8, 2008 @ 8:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Terminator writes:

tom morello isnt that great of a guitar player. hes more known for effects than technical skill. RATM is hit or miss for me and i dont like audioslave at all. iron man looks like a pretty cool film though, one of these days i'm gonna check it out.

now playing: centurions ghost - devils disciple

# May 8, 2008 @ 3:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Andrew writes:

TIM ROTH IS IN THE MOVIE?????

# May 8, 2008 @ 4:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. E-Rock writes:

When I saw this film I leaned over to my friend and said, "Is that f***ing Tom Morello?" Glad to see I got it right!

# May 8, 2008 @ 4:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. broken face writes:

Umm whos tim roth?

# May 8, 2008 @ 5:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. A. Diaz writes:

OK, gonna make this short and sweet, so uh RATM is my favorite band in the world, so obviously, in my mind he is a guitar god, so to all the people up above who posted comments about putting RATM/Tom Morello down, yeah...uh Screw U guys!!!
Proudly jammin to: "Bulls on Parade" from,duh RATM

# May 8, 2008 @ 5:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Txmetalhead writes:

I have heard good reviews for Iron Man. I will have to check it out. I hope it is good. I also cannot stand RATM - Zach De La Rocha is an idiot, and I don't care too much for Tom Morello, either. At least he is a great deal more talented then that hack Rocha.

# May 8, 2008 @ 6:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Txmetalhead writes:

To post 12 - he is an actor - he has been in several movies, however, look for him in Reservoir Dogs - "spoiler" - he is the undercover cop. The one who gets a bullet in the stomach.

# May 8, 2008 @ 6:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. ...And Metal For All writes:

Iron Man kicked A$$. Tom Morello kicks A$$. RAGE kicks A$$. Even De La Rocha kicks a little A$$. Why is he so bad anyway?

# May 8, 2008 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. ...And Metal For All writes:

Reservoir Dogs kicked a whole lotta A$$. The movie was freaken awesome. Good ending too........NO ONE SURVIVES! Quentin Tarentino (Mr.S.h.i.t Brown) dies right away.

# May 8, 2008 @ 7:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

To Post #16, Tom Morello is a f***ing hack becasue what he does is hardly based on ear or talent. His guitar have shorts in the pickups and all kinds of killswitches so all he has to do is make noises. This prevents him from actually playing anything resembling music. His repertoire consists of the same 10 "funk-metal" riffs he wrote back in 1991, rehashed and chopped-up ad nauseam, static, and distorted ground noises. It shames me to even see this guy hold a guitar since what he does can be done with, oh, let's say, a violin, or a bass, or a fuxking panflute. He is lame and he's not even trying. RATM's riffs were some of the first riffs I ever learned (1992, maybe) and now, 16 years later, after schooling, and scales and mode-work, his riffs are still some of the most laughable guitar moments in history. Anyone who has been playing guitar for three years and CAN'T play Morello's crap needs to put the fxcking guitar down because they're irrepairably retarded.

# May 12, 2008 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. smoothjazz writes:

where was tim roth in iron man? i know hes supposed to be in the incredible hulk but i didnt see him anywhere here?

# May 12, 2008 @ 12:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Fury writes:

A. Diaz i love you, Crawford you're a raging homo so stfu or gtfo. you think people need ear transplants for listening to a guitar god, and yet you learned how to play it?! besides why should we care about your opinion anyway?

# May 19, 2008 @ 4:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Because I said so. Plus, it's nice to see people get angry over a hack like Morello. Guitar god? I think I hear Jimi Hendrix twirling in his grave.

# May 19, 2008 @ 4:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. CrawfordTexasJingoJango is a fucking noob writes:

CrawfordTexasJingoJango, if u can send me a sound clip of u on the guitar playing every tom morello riff (played well) i will personally hand you $500,000 American. So what if his technique isnt the greateast? hes still better than you. but what makes him great is that he can make the guitar almost sound like anything and if you could do the same you would be making a lot of money too so STFU NOOB.

# May 20, 2008 @ 12:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Terminator writes:

^ its called an effects processor, and he knows how to use one. that doesnt make his playing ability any better. but it apparently has the ability to fool people like you into thinking he's an amazing player when he isnt.

now playing: jag panzer - symphony of terror

# May 20, 2008 @ 12:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Lady-Reaper writes:

Yeah I caught him in the movie, he got f***ing smashed up right out

# May 20, 2008 @ 1:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. CrawfordTexasJingoJango is a fucking tard writes:

Hey CrawfordTexasJingoJango - guess how many people like Tom Morello: millions. Guess how many people like you: 0. Why? Because you're a talentless a$$hole who likes to get on message boards and post about how terrible guitarists are just because you're a jealous little sh**. Go kill yourself. Maybe then someone will know who you are when they read your obituary you stupid f***.

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26. pursuit of vikings writes:

^Yikes...

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27. broken face writes:

i can feel the love in this message bored. Am i rite brothers

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28. Kalis_wrath writes:

^Sometimes its a regular hug-fest! Hahaha!

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29. bizzle dizzle shizzle writes:

CrawfordTexasJingoJango likes ANAL!!!!

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