How to play Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine

Tom Morello live with RATM, New York City, 2007
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Check out the drop D-tuned guitar riff that beat X Factor winner Joe McElderry to the UK 2010 Christmas number one: Rage Against The Machine's Killing In The Name.

You can watch video lessons of the full track (including Tom Morello's crazy DigiTech Whammy pedal solo) in issue 198 of Total Guitar, on sale 22 January 2010.

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