Brad Wilk - Drummer | Modern Drummer Magazine

Brad Wilk

About Brad Wilk

Brad Wilk is an American musician, actor, and activist. He is best known as the drummer of the rock bands Rage Against the Machine (1991–2000; 2007–2011; 2019-present), Audioslave (2001–2007; 2017), and Prophets of Rage (2016–2019). Wilk started his career as a drummer for Greta in 1990, and helped co-found Rage Against the Machine with Tom Morello and Zack de la Rocha in August 1991. Following a hiatus with RATM, Wilk, Morello, Rage Against the Machine bassist Tim Commerford, and Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell formed the supergroup Audioslave. In 2016, Wilk joined the band Prophets of Rage, with Morello, Commerford, Chuck D, B-Real and DJ Lord. Wilk has also played drums on Black Sabbath's final album "13", released in June 2013. Rage Against the Machine starts a world tour in March 2022.