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Machine Gun Kelly and blink-182 drummer Travis Barker have joined forces on a new cover of Rage Against The Machine’s classic song “Killing in the Name.”

Shared via MGK’s YouTube channel, the video quickly became one of the highest trending videos on the platform today (June 5.) The video’s caption on YouTube reads, “They wrote this song in 1992. It’s been 28 years since and every word still applies.”

The video shows footage filmed at a protest against police brutality in Los Angeles on June 2, which MGK and Barker both attended together. Per Billboard, they recorded the cover the evening of the protest.

Machine Gun Kelly - Killing in the Name (Rage Against the Machine cover)

they wrote this song in 1992. Its been 28 years since and every word still applies.

 

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.