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Rage Against the Machine Postpone First Leg of Reunion Tour

Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine
INDIO, CA - APRIL 29: Musicians Zack De La Rocha (L) and Tom Morello from the band "Rage Against the Machine" perform during day 3 of the Coachella Music Festival held at the Empire Polo Field on April 29, 2007 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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.

Rage Against the Machine joins the growing list of bands to postpone tour dates, including Pearl Jam, My Chemical Romance, among others.

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