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.