Watch Tom Morello Present "VICE" at the 2019 Oscars

February 25, 2019

Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello is one of the biggest figures in modern rock. So viewers were in for a bit a surprise to see the musician presenting the "Best Picture" nominee VICE, which took an alternative direction in a biopic about former Vice President Dick Cheney.

"Movies, like music, can do more than entertain. A great movie can be part of the conversation of history. And like our next movie, and like the kind of songs I like to make, they can do it with feedback, noise, and yes, anger."

Check out Tom's full presentation below:

Of course, many people online were just confused by Morello's appearance at the awards ceremony that resulted in turning comedian John Mulaney's reaction into a meme: