Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello recently got knocked off the stage during the band’s concert in Toronto Saturday night, July 23.
Tom Morello faced a horrendous incident during show
The incident happened during the final song, “Killing In The Name”, of Rage Against The Machine ‘s set at the Scotiabank Arena. After a fan (in a red shirt) sprinted toward the front of the stage, he was blocked by security and hurled off into the crowd. However, amid the chaos, security accidentally tackled Morello, knocking him down and off the front of the stage.
Singer Zack De La Rocha eventually noticed what had happened and briefly halted the performance. Luckily, Morello did not appear to be hurt, and returned to the stage, allowing him and his bandmates to re-start the song.
Rage Against The Machine’s “Public Service Announcement” tour is scheduled to continue tomorrow (Monday, July 25) in Buffalo, New York. De La Rocha, who recently hurt his leg during a show in Chicago on July 11, had to be carried on stage by two members of the crew and performed from a seated position for the entire set.
De La Rocha reportedly injured his leg four songs into the band’s set at the United Center, while Zack and his bandmates were performing “Bullet In The Head”, a classic song from the group’s 1992 self-titled debut album.
A short time later, De La Rocha told the crowd: “I don’t know what happened to my leg right now, but you know what? We’re gonna keep this fu**in’ shit goin’. If I have to crawl across this stage. We’re gonna play for y’all tonight. We came too fu**in’ far.”
Rage Against The Machine kicked off its long-delayed “Public Service Announcement” tour on July 9 in front of roughly 30,000 fans at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin.