Rage Against the Machine Postpone First Leg of Reunion Tour
They're the latest band to change plans due to the coronavirus
Rage Against the Machine have postponed their anticipated reunion tour due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The band were scheduled to begin their tour on March 26 in El Paso, Texas. They were also slated to be the Friday night headliner at this year’s Coachella, which was pushed from April to October.
The dates postponed are from the band’s first leg. It appears that the tour will resume with the band’s Boston Calling headlining slot.
Rage Against the Machine last played together at their LA Rising event at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in July 2011.
Earlier in the day, concert promoters Live Nation stopped all ongoing tours and Goldenvoice shut down the shows at its venues until April 1. Coachella, Stagecoach and SXSW have all been canceled or postponed in the past week.
See Tom Morello’s statement on Twitter below:
Here are the shows impacted by the postponement:
March 26 — El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center March 28 — Las Cruces, NM @ Pan American Center
March 30 — Glendale, AZ @ Gila River Arena
April 10 — Indio, CA @ Coachella
April 17 — Indio, CA @ Coachella
April 21 — Oakland, CA @ Oakland Arena
April 25 — Portland, OR @ Moda Center
April 28 — Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
May 1 — Vancouver, BC @ Pacific Coliseum at the PNE
May 3 — Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place
May 5 — Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
May 7 — Winnipeg, MB @ Bell MTS Place
May 9 — Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier Center
May 11 — Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
May 14 — Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
May 16 — St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
May 19 — Chicago, IL @ United Center