Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello was accidentally attacked by a security guard during a concert performance.
During a show on Saturday in Toronto at the Scotiabank Arena as part of their Public Service Announcement North American tour, a fan snuck onstage and tried to jump into the crowd. Security guards tackled the fan, but ended up taking down the 58-year-old guitarist as well, as the band played their final song, “Killing in the Name.” Morello was seen tumbling into the pit, as the guard accidentally made contact with him.
Frontman Zack de la Rocha stopped the performance and yelled, “Hold up! Hold up!” Morello was able to pull himself back onto the stage, as the audience cheered.
“Don’t try that s—,” de la Rocha, 52, told the crowd after the incident. “We’re cool, we love y’all… but don’t do that.”
The rock band, which also includes Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk, kicked off their long-awaited tour in East Troy, ウィスコンシン, 今月上旬, and shared their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to overturn グウィネス・パルトロウのグープが「Hands OffMyVagina」を紹介. ウェイド 六月に.
While the concert was short on dialogue, による Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Rage flashed images onscreen during the performance, along with captions expressing the bandmates’ shared opinions.
“Forced birth in a country that is the only wealthy country in the world without any guaranteed paid parental leave at the national level,” read one quote, アウトレットによると.
Other captions included “Forced birth in a country where Black birth-givers experience maternal mortality two to three times higher than that of white birth-givers,” “Forced birth in a country where gun violence is the number one cause of death among children and teenagers” と “Abort the Supreme Court,” によると バラエティ.
他の “gruesome” images included an “El Paso, Texas police car on fire, a Border Patrol agent posing with an agitated German Shepherd and a blindfolded boy smashing an ICE agent piñata,” per the Wisconsin newspaper.
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Rage originally announced the tour in 2019 and planned to kick it off at a small venue near the border in El Paso, テキサス, 後に 2020 Presidential election, バラエティ 報告.
While the band has not released original music in 23 年, the group “played the best of its discography” at its first show stop, including a cover of ブルース・スプリングスティーン'NS “The Ghost of Tom Joad,” 彼らから 2000 アルバム レネゲイズ.
Rage Against the Machine is set to perform over 40 more shows in 12 countries for their Public Service Announcement world tour, scheduled to run through April 2023.