Rage Against the Machine to Return in 2020, headline Coachella: report

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Rage Against the Machine to Return in 2020, headline Coachella: report

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Wake Up music lovers. In addition to yesterday’s official announcement of this long-awaited My Chemical Romance reunion, it’s possible that 2020 might mark rockn’ roll’s ultimate comeback after all.Why, some might ask? Well, Rage Against the Machine (or RATM) are reportedly set to return as well.The preliminary report came from Forbes on Friday, following an abysmal Instagram account, beneath the band’s name, shared a photo with a list of five tour dates.The same photo — which was captured with a Susana Hidalgo — was also shared with longtime guitarist Tom Morello’s own account, days earlier. Susana HidalgoThat’s not all though. Early Friday morning, the official RATM YouTube channel shared with a live performance of Killing in the Name by the band’s notorious live album,” The Battle of Mexico City (2001).According to the online publication, Wayne Kamemoto, a longtime partner of RATM told them that”the band’s social media is true. “READ MORE: My Chemical Romance announces reunion show, initially in 7 yearsThe Bulls On Parade rockers initially reverted in 2000, after releasing their final album Renegades (2000).All four members: Morello, frontman Zack de la Rocha, drummer Brad Wilk, and bassist Tim Commerford reunited in 2007 at the much-beloved Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival before launching a global excursion between then and 2008. They announced one last show in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2011 before finally calling it stops.

Since then, the requirement for the governmental four-piece has only continued to rise.READ MORE: Journey teams with The Pretenders for lengthy North American tour, 3 Canadian datesTo keep some fans at bay, Morello, 55, Wilk, 51, and Commerford, 51, joined forces with Chuck D and DJ Lord (Public Enemy), in addition to B-Real (Cypress Hill) to create their own supergroup — Prophets Of Rage.Prophets of Rage is an ongoing endeavor. It released its first and only album (self-titled) in 2011. The group toured a collection of Public Enemy and Cypress Hill hits, in addition to the world playing covers.


Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine plays throughout the band’s headlining set at the’L.A. Growing’ concert at the Los Angeles Coliseum, Saturday, July 30, 2011, in Los Angeles, Calif..

RATM’s proposed new dates are all recorded in the southern countries, including just two in Indio, Calif., which is the longtime home to Coachella. The yearly music festival — similar to the rumoured tour dates — happens to take place on two weekends in April.READ MORE: Ghost frontman Tobias Forge on the band’s 5th album, songwriting and what is to comeGlobal News has reached out into some representative of equally de la Rocha and Morello, in addition to Sony Music Canada, seeking confirmation.As of this writing, the unofficial Rage Against the Machine Instagram account has amassed more than 76,000 followers.


Members of this group Rage Against the Machine salute veterans throughout an anti-war concert at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. Seen from left to Tim Commerford, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, Zack de la Rocha and right.

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
That amount continues to grow rapidly as multiple outlets report on the possible comeback.Currently, there are no reports of any upcoming Canadian tour dates.Rumoured Rage Against the Machine 2020 reunion showsMarch 26 — El Paso, Tex..
March 28 — Las Cruces, N.M.
March 30 — Phoenix, Ari.
April 10 — Indio, Calif..
April 17 — Indio, Calif.. adam.wallis@globalnews.ca


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