Rage Against the Machine Cancel North American Tour – Rolling Stone

Zach De La Rocha considerably injured his leg simply two reveals into the group’s reunion tour

Rage Towards the Machine have canceled their 2023 North American Tour on account of Zach de la Rocha’s leg damage, the band introduced throughout social media on Tuesday.

The choice comes practically two months after the damage compelled Rage to cancel their European present dates as nicely. De la Rocha injured his leg in July in Chicago throughout Rage Towards the Machine’s second present on their reunion tour, and he pushed on for the remainder of the band’s U.S. dates, performing whereas remaining seated for an additional month earlier than canceling the next reveals.

“It’s been nearly three months since Chicago, and I nonetheless look down at my leg In disbelief,” de la Rocha wrote in a press release. “Two years of ready by means of the pandemic, hoping we’d have a gap to be a band once more and proceed the work we began 30 some odd years in the past. Rehearsing, coaching, reconciling, working our means again to type. Then one and a half reveals into it and my tendon tears. Felt like a sick joke the universe performed on me. As I write this I remind myself it’s simply dangerous circumstance. Only a fucked up second.”

De la Rocha mentioned he has a extreme achilles tear, and famous that his recuperation isn’t “merely a query of having the ability to carry out once more, however extends to fundamental performance going ahead.”

Those that bought tickets for the North American leg, which might’ve began in New Mexico in February, will likely be robotically refunded, the band mentioned.

“I hate cancelling reveals. I hate disappointing our followers,” de la Rocha added earlier than thanking the remainder of Rage Towards the Machine together with the touring crew and present openers Run the Jewels. “You’ve gotten all waited so patiently to see us and that’s by no means misplaced on me. I by no means take that with no consideration. For you I’ve the final word gratitude and respect.”

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