Have Rage Against The Machine Announced 2020 Reunion Shows?
Not one but two legendary bands could be making a comeback in 2019: first My Chemical Romance announced a reunion show for December this year, and now it looks as though Rage Against The Machine are following suit.
In an initially low-key announcement, a new, alleged Rage Instagram account posted a photo alongside five brand-new tour dates for next year – two of which include Coachella 2020. While the page isn’t actually verified, Forbes say that they reached out to a longtime associate of the band, Wayne Kamemoto, who reportedly told them: “The band’s social media is accurate.”
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On top of that, musician and actress Juliette Lewis – who is in a relationship with Rage drummer Brad Wilk – liked the Instagram post, and then apparently confirmed the legitimacy of the news with fan account @war_within_a_breath.
Of course, three-quarters of Rage Against The Machine (Brad, guitarist Tom Morello and bassist Tim Commerford) have been busy with Prophets Of Rage alongside Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B‑Real, while frontman Zack de la Rocha last released solo material three years ago. Collectively Rage Against The Machine haven’t played since 2011, at Los Angeles’ Memorial Coliseum.
While we’re still waiting for official confirmation, this is looking very promising indeed.
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THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Rage Against the Machine announced five shows for 2020 on their new instagram: @rageagainstthemachine on Novemver 1st, around midnight eastern time! Along with other sources close to RATM, Juliette Lewis (who is dating Brad) confirmed to me the announcement is real, swipe to see screenshots. As of right now, no news outlets have reported on this. Again, THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Here are RATM’s 2020 concert dates listed on their Instagram post: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ El Paso, TX March 26, 2020 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Las Cruces, NM March 28, 2020 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Phoenix, AZ March 30, 2020 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Indio, CA April 10, 2020 (Coachella) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Indio, CA April 17, 2020 (Coachella) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I never thought I would get to type those words, I am shaking and crying at 6am. As more information is released, you can trust me to keep you all updated ASAP!!!! #RATM #rageagainstthemachine #rage #keepragealive #tommorello #zackdelarocha #zdlr #bradwilk #timcommerford
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