Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman Releases ‘World Wide Rebel Songs’

Tom Morello’s new album, ‘World Wide Rebel Songs’ is out now via New West Records. The album is currently streaming at When describing World Wide Rebel Songs, Morello stated, “Troubled times call out for troubled songs. World Wide Rebel Songs is an album of rousing hopelessness and this time has brought along his electric guitar to tip the scales. I wanted to capture a vibe midway between Johnny Cash and Che Guevara, murder ballads and Molotov anthems.”

To coincide with the release of ‘World Wide Rebel Songs’, a music video for ‘Black Spartacus Heart Attack Machine’ premiered at Rolling Stone. “‘Black Spartacus Heart Attack Machine’ is a song about my new steel string guitar,” Tom Morello says of his latest single as the Nightwatchman. “Mick Jones of The Clash referred to his main guitar as a ‘heart attack machine’ and I named my new jet black acoustic axe ‘Black Spartacus’.” Check it out below and view tour dates after the cut.

Tour Dates:
9/1 – City Winery – New York, NY (solo/acoustic)
9/2 – The Birchmere – Alexandria, VA (solo/acoustic)
9/5 – The Barrymore Theatre – Justice Tour – Madison, WI
9/6 – Grog Shop – Justice Tour – Cleveland, OH
9/7 – The Machine Shop – Justice Tour – Flint, MI
11/2 – Rock City with Rise Against – Nottingham, UK
11/3 – O2 Academy with Rise Against – Leeds, UK
11/4 – O2 Academy with Rise Against – Glasgow, UK
11/5 – O2 Apollo with Rise Against – Manchester, UK
11/7 – O2 Academy with Rise Against – Birmingham, UK
11/8 – O2 Academy with Rise Against – Newcastle, UK
11/9 – O2 Academy Brixton with Rise Against – London, UK
11/12 – O2 Academy with Rise Against – Bristol, UK
11/13 – Guildhall with Rise Against – Southampton, UK

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