Tom Morello Explains What His Guitars Mean To Him

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello posted a picture of his guitar on Instagram and clarified what his guitars actually represent except for being mere music instruments.

Tom Morello has been known for his successful career with the bands Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave. Morello joined Rage Against the Machine back in 1991 and with them, he achieved a considerable amount of mainstream success. Later in 2001, Tom formed Audioslave along with the late icon Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk.

Additionally, Morello has been conducting a solo career under the name of The Nightwatchman. In 2007, Tom released his debut solo album titled ‘One Man Revolution’ as the Nightwatchman. Also, he has been hosting his own SiriusXM Lithium show named after his ‘One Man Revolution’ album, during which Morello welcomes musicians and celebrities to talk about daily issues and their music.

Recently on Instagram, Tom Morello shared a picture of one of his well-known guitars which have ‘Arm the homeless‘ written on it. In the caption of his post, Morello stated that his guitars meant a lot more than solely being instruments for him. He mentioned that considering them only as an instrument implies an imbalance in his relationship with them. Instead, the talented musician chooses to think of his guitar as a ‘colleague, collaborator, or co-conspirator.

Here is what Tom Morello wrote in the caption of his post:

“I don’t think of my guitar as an ‘instrument,’ which implies an imbalance in the relationship. I prefer to think of it as a colleague, collaborator, or co-conspirator.”

Click here to see the Instagram post.