Rockin’ The Vote Radio Invades NYC
FMQB reports that with the Republican National Convention kicking off in New York City today, Viacom/Infinity Broadcasting Modern Rock outlet WXRK (K-Rock) is making a statement by letting Axis Of Justice Radio takeover the airwaves. Axis of Justice is a non-profit political organization formed by Tom Morello of Audioslave and Serj Tankian of System of a Down.
They over the K-Rock and began played political music while talking about issues that voters face in the upcoming presidential election. Featured have been protest songs by the likes of Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Sex Pistols, Billy Bragg, Rage Against The Machine, Bruce Springsteen and The Clash.
Filmmaker Michael Moore dropped by during the progam, heating up an anti-Bush topic of discussion. Moore, who directed System’s “Boom!” video, told the duo that it was good to have both of their groups “out there keeping Rock & Roll on the edge where it belongs.”