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On the eve of the 2014 induction, a look at who might join the ranks through 2019

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Rage Against the Machine
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Rage Against the Machine

Year Eligible: 2017
Debut Album: Rage Against the Machine (1992)
Why They Should Be Inducted: Rage Against the Machine did not invent rap-rock but they arguably did it best. Also, few other bands embraced the political power of music as Rage, who played free concerts to protest war in Iraq and disrupted Wall Street for their "Sleep Now in the Fire" video.
Possible Drama: As of 2012, guitarist Tom Morello has said the band may not ever play again. "I consider them brothers and brothers-in-arms, and whether or not we ever play music again in any capacity is unknown," he told Rolling Stone. "I'm grateful for the music we played together."

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