You aren’t the counterculture. You are the culture.

Every election cycle there’s some musician that is APPALLED that somebody they disagree with could identify with their music.

I’m sure Rage is earnest in their core belief system, but you can’t argue that you’re part of the counterculture if you’ve been #8 on TRL in between Destiny’s Child and Lou Vega’s Mambo No. 5. You aren’t the counterculture, you are the culture.