May 30, 1964 in Manhattan
Libertyville, IL, United States
Tom Morello is a simplification of Thomas Baptist Morello (b. 30 May 1964, USA - aka The Nightwatchman), is a guitarist for the bands Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine and Street Sweeper Social Club. He is acclaimed for his unique guitar style and is noted for his outspoken radical politics. Morello was ranked #26 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Morello was born in Harlem, New York. His mother, Mary Morello, who is part Irish and part Italian, is a founder of Parents For Rock And Rap, an anti-censorship group. She was also a teacher at Libertyville High School.