Rage Against the Machine recently performed their second performance of their much anticipated and COVID-delayed reunion tour. However, everything didn’t seem to go as planned. Their lead vocalist Zack de la Rocha apparently injured his leg during the performance.
According to reports from Blabbermouth and Consequence, Zack de la Rocha suffered a leg injury onstage during the rap-rock band’s second performance. Consequence also released a fan’s video of de la Rocha being hugged by band members before being dragged off stage by crew personnel. Four songs into their set at the United Center in Chicago, de la Rocha reportedly hurt himself while performing “Bullet in the Head,” the 1992 individualist rock anthem by Rage Against the Machine.
The singer was assisted off stage by staff members after suffering an injury. Shortly later, he returned to play the remainder of the act while sat on a stage monitor since he was ostensibly unable to bear weight on the leg. De la Rocha reportedly told the crowd that he was unfazed.
I don’t know what happened to my leg right now, but you know what? We’re gonna keep this f*ckin’ sh*t goin’. If I have to crawl across this stage. We’re gonna play for y’all tonight. We came too f*ckin’ far.
Rage Against the Machine kicked off their first concerts in 11 years. The band debuted a sharp statement at the tour’s first gig in Wisconsin over the weekend, which they repeated on the enormous screen in Chicago: “Abort the Supreme Court.” The band is giving roughly $500,000 to Wisconsin and Illinois-based organizations that support reproductive rights. Check out the videos below.
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